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Old 05-20-2014, 06:38 AM   #1
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I have some light weight signs I want to hang around the camper but would never screw into the side of the camper. Has anyone tried using Velcro and apply to the side of the gel coat? I am sure it will hold. My question is would it ruin the gel coat finish. Any thoughts or alternatives are appreciated. Click image for larger version

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Old 05-20-2014, 06:39 AM   #2
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Old 05-20-2014, 06:44 AM   #3
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I have some light weight signs I want to hang around the camper but would never screw into the side of the camper. Has anyone tried using Velcro and apply to the side of the gel coat? I am sure it will hold. My question is would it ruin the gel coat finish. Any thoughts or alternatives are appreciated. Attachment 52842
If the surface of your RV is flat, could you use suction cups instead with the light weight signs. They wouldn't leave marks that couldn't be wiped off.

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Old 05-20-2014, 07:11 AM   #4
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Why not mount them on the posts around that awesome deck?

Mount them on that left side of the actual bar itself?

Or, you could stain and trim out a sheet of plywood and put that behind the bar to mount the signs on.
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Weezer. Thanks for the compliment on the deck. Many hours to build as they have to be built in 4x8 sections. However I am happy with the (almost) finished product!

I thought about building some supports and hanging the signs. I also considered hanging fishing net and hang signs from it. It is on Cape Cod to the nautical theme does make sense.

I'll send updates pics of whatever I decide.
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I like the fishing net idea, that would look cool
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:34 AM   #8
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Velcro adhesive can get kinda nasty usually after you feel off the Velcro most of the adhesive stays on whatever it was on the. You are doing to either scraping or heating and wiping to remove and at that point could very easily damage your finish. If the adhesive does decide to stay intact it could then damage your finish while removing. I would skip wanting to stick them on the side of your unit. Or like said above try some suction cups. Probably fall off more then stay up but could be worth a shot.
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Have you tried the 3m command strips?
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Have you tried the 3m command strips?
X2 Might have to find them on Amazon, no one around here carry's them anymore, but they hold a substantial amount of weight and they work great.
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