[Amps] spray painting metal
amcconnell3 at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 31 08:49:52 PDT 2009
Any advice on good primers for aluminum?
> Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 07:56:14 -0700
> From: gzook at yahoo.com
> To: amps at contesting.com; k4vud at hotmail.com
> Subject: Re: [Amps] spray painting metal
> Another thing, to prevent "runs", if possible paint on only a horizontal surface. With practice, it is possible to paint on a vertical surface. But, painting on a horizontal surface is definitely easier.
> Also, priming a metal surface definitely makes for a better paint job. A lot of the "boat anchor" manufacturers did not prime the metal before painting. In those cases if you just paint over the old finish quite often the paint will start to peel. Frankly, in most cases, it is best to take the cabinet, panel, etc., down to the bare metal, prime, and then paint.
> Glen, K9STH
> Website: http://k9sth.com
> --- On Thu, 7/30/09, Charles Harpole <k4vud at hotmail.com> wrote:
> My dad, the furniture man, taught me how to spray paint with a pro gun or just with a spray can. The tricks include
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