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Hey there guys, I was wondering if any of my fellow PA brethren have heard of any rentable paint booths in the central PA region. Every shop that Ive seemed to call has never heard of this concept. Any help on this topic and/ or the painting project would me greatly appreciated. Thanks

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I called around the State College body shops a few years back and they said they have all the lucrative collision work they need year-round. Didn’t have the need to take on project cars, which earn them less income. So I put an exhaust fan in my garage and winged it.

Central PA’s a big area. Where you at?

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Check with Junior Colleges or possibly a High School night class auto shop.

good luck.

Thats a great idea, im gonna take the time and call some of the local votech campuses as well...

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Rent a storage space....

Oh believe me Ive tried, most of the storage places around here don't supply electricity in the units. I made some calls and it would run about $150 for generator, compressor, and light kits for one day. If all else fails then it might be a possibility.

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Long ago, we used to just partition off our two car garage by hanging cheap king sized bed sheets about 3 feet away from the car on each size. Wet them down with some water and turn on a good sized fan out the back door of the garage. Crack the bottom of the garage door about a foot or so. And spray down the surrounding area so there is as little dust as possible.

It's not as nice as the new paint booths, but worked well for our little car club about 20 years ago with some very nice paint jobs.

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Yeah getting a garage is the first thing on my list when we begin house shopping next year. It really sucks living in an apartment complex. I thought about going rogue and doing the paint job at one of those car wash places with the bays, but quickly decided against that because of all the grime that would be floating in the air.

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Im in Mechanicsburg right outside of Harrisburg

I come down to Lemoyne once a month (in the 02 until the salt comes out). I will be down next week. It's a long shot, but I will ask a UK car nut I know in Lemoyne if he knows of any local paint booths.

I know another car nut west of York who restores stuff and makes track cars. He might know of a location down there. Is York too far for you?

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