Re: Paint Failure on Outside Metal Roofs

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Tim O'Connor wrote:
Tony, I've seen plenty of photos of box car roofs and they show anything but uniformity.
No one, not me or anyone, has said that every car was the same, or every part of a roof was the same.

And paint can deteriorate in much less time than what you suggested.
I tried to give an average. Of course it could be less; it could also be much more. What's your point?

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