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Old 03-27-2019, 11:53 AM   #1
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Ok all I have a question. I'm going to do a spray in bed liner. Jury's still out on line x or rhino. Those who have either please give advice. I'm looking for hardness and how it looks after afew years in the sun. Also I want to spray my hitch rails. Pros cons of doing this. I have a B and W patriot
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Old 03-27-2019, 11:58 AM   #2
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I've had both and my preference is Line-X.

Both cost almost the same with almost exactly the same thickness in coating but I felt the Line-X guys did a better prep job and I felt the liner looked better after a year or two.

If you spray the hitch rails, (I did in one truck) mask off the area where the hitch sets. Otherwise you won't get the pins in.
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I've had both and my preference is Line-X.

Both cost almost the same with almost exactly the same thickness in coating but I felt the Line-X guys did a better prep job and I felt the liner looked better after a year or two.

If you spray the hitch rails, (I did in one truck) mask off the area where the hitch sets. Otherwise you won't get the pins in.
Did you think the line x was harder when it cured
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Did you think the line x was harder when it cured
I don't know if it was 'harder,' it just wore/looked better.
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I had the line-x on a previous vehicle. When I sold it after 14 years it still looked like new.
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I also had Line-X and Rhino. I'll say the Line-X did wear better and looked better after a couple years of abuse.
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I've had Line-X for almost three years. Looks brand new. Also, I believe Line-X comes in many more colors (at least it did when I had mine done).

I have friends with both. The Line-X does look better after a few years. That is what drove me to choose Line-X.
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If you have a cap, a BedRug is the way to go.
I hear the BR works great in open bed truck though..either way its a great bed liner.
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Ok all I have a question. I'm going to do a spray in bed liner. Jury's still out on line x or rhino. Those who have either please give advice. I'm looking for hardness and how it looks after afew years in the sun. Also I want to spray my hitch rails. Pros cons of doing this. I have a B and W patriot
I have a 2018 F150, choice between spray on or drop in bed liner. The fact the Ford has an aluminum box I chose a drop in bed liner because I will have no corrosion issues and it adds strength to the bed. However my previous 2013 F150 had a drop in liner which trapped moisture beneath it and rotted out the bed floor. I had my 1974 F250 sprayed and never had a problem with it.. NO rust corrosion. So bottom line if you have a steel box a spray in liner is best. Aluminum box drop in liner is best.
Hope this helps Cheers.
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Ok all I have a question. I'm going to do a spray in bed liner. Jury's still out on line x or rhino. Those who have either please give advice. I'm looking for hardness and how it looks after afew years in the sun. Also I want to spray my hitch rails. Pros cons of doing this. I have a B and W patriot
I have a 2018 F150, choice between spray on or drop in bed liner. The fact the Ford has an aluminum box I chose a drop in bed liner because I will have no corrosion issues and it adds strength to the bed. However my previous 2013 F150 had a drop in liner which trapped moisture beneath it and rotted out the bed floor. I had my 1974 F250 sprayed and never had a problem with it.. NO rust corrosion. So bottom line if you have a steel box a spray in liner is best. Aluminum box drop in liner is best.
Hope this helps Cheers.
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