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    Field Painting

    AMES, Iowa - Iowa State Athletics facility and grounds crew began stenciling, striping and adding the first coat of fresh paint to the field at Jack Trice Stadium Wednesday night and will continue throughout the day on Friday.

    Article: Let the Field Painting Begin - Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - Iowa State Cyclones Sports
    Pictures: - - Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - Iowa State Cyclones Sports


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    Re: Field Painting

    I saw the outline of Iowa State in the north endzone when I got my tickets and t-shirt yesterday.



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    Re: Field Painting

    Wow. Didn't realize they just use those same peel off decals that I put on my car.




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    Re: Field Painting

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclone View Post
    Wow. Didn't realize they just use those same peel off decals that I put on my car.

    That's a big arse Wall-star.

    BTW - LOVE IT!



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    Re: Field Painting

    "That, looks great - but who are the Chefs?"

    I think it looks pretty sweet - however, I think they need to find a way to make it stand out a little bit more - that paint seems to get lost in the green of the grass VERY easily...


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    Re: Field Painting

    Is it just me, or does the end zone painting look faded?



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    Re: Field Painting

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    I think they need to find a way to make it stand out a little bit more - that paint seems to get lost in the green of the grass VERY easily...
    Perhaps they can add a Navy blue outline to it?








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    Re: Field Painting

    Quote Originally Posted by C.John View Post
    Perhaps they can add a Navy blue outline to it?






    Ding Ding Ding - winner


    But don't tell me that you don't think this needs another 3 coats of paint - AT LEAST...


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    Re: Field Painting

    the paint soaks into the ground. they put more than one coat on I think.



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    Re: Field Painting

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    Is it just me, or does the end zone painting look faded?

    They probally have to put a 2nd coat of paint on... I remember when they started painitng last year it looked faded, but it got better


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    Re: Field Painting

    Quote Originally Posted by chrishull14 View Post
    the paint soaks into the ground. they put more than one coat on I think.
    I think you do have a point - I think I recall a thread earlier this year when they ripped up the sod to replace it they found that the logos were "painted" onto the dirt.


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    Re: Field Painting

    Question! So how does that huge stencil help them with anything when it's between the ground and where they're trying to paint?



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    Re: Field Painting

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Ding Ding Ding - winner


    But don't tell me that you don't think this needs another 3 coats of paint - AT LEAST...

    Looks like the old astro-turf at the end of it's life back in the 90's.



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    Re: Field Painting

    Yeah, they put more on. Remember what the field looked like when they took the grass out? Clear markings of the old paint on the dirt below the old turf.



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    Re: Field Painting

    From the article:

    "Cyclones.com will provide more in-depth photos and video next week as facilities and grounds will add a second coat of paint to the midfield logo and end zones, as well as paint hashes, yard lines and boundaries".

    Going to look SWEET!



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