Paint sticks best to a roughed up surface. A gallon of paint isn't quite enough for a truck.
Finally, get masking tape to protect unpainted areas. But for many uses a bed liner you put on works just about as well and for a lot less money. You'll save compared to a spray on liner because you do the work. The thickness of the coating puts lots of distance between your cargo and the metal of your bed. The thickness of the liner means you can gouge it and scratch it and still not get down to the bed itself. It's a multi-part material that's usually sprayed on with special equipment so it mixes as it's sprayed. The other real key to a liner is the material itself. Then it means very heavy sanding to make sure the surface is just right to hold paint. Any paint coating depends on the right prep work. It can be. After all, it is a painted on coating. A professionally applied liner comes with a guarantee. The various paints from Herculiner, Plastikote, and others are similar. Like any paint project, the preparation works counts for as much as the actual paint application. The paint thickness partly explains it. As the coating dries, it settles and the application marks just all blend together. Amazingly enough, you can actually roll the coating on or even brush it on and it still looks like a spray on coating.
The material is thick and just rolls on like a thick paint.
Here's how the coatings work and how they go on. This would come in handy if a mistake was made or damaged occurred to the truck during the procedure. The prices of all vehicles, including trucks, have been on the rise. The need for trucks is increasing and they are highly popular among many consumers. Many individuals will need a truck to move or transport large items that will not fit into a traditional car. These liners are especially good for really rough cargoes and heavy duty hauling. Make sure about the warranty for a permanent liner or you could be stuck with a permanently damaged, permanent liner. Not so with a spray in liner. For very rough hauling jobs, concrete blocks for example, any pickup bed is going to take a serious beating and scraping. With a very expensive liner, you feel like you need a liner for the liner! That's a lot to coat a truck bed. The real work to doing it yourself is preparing the surface for painting.
The main difference between your liner and a professional liner is the professional liner is much thicker. Any type of bed liner is better than no bed liner at all. You also can't change your mind about the spray liner. Until it's repaired, you have a damaged liner. Now a spray on liner is tough, no doubt.