painting a swing


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Old 06-02-00, 09:30 AM
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I have an outside swing I painted last year. I used oil based paint. It peeled very badly. I have scraped it and started to repaint. The new paint doesn't cover the bare spots. It looks terrible. Should I use latex? If so, can I paint that over the oil based that is still on the swing? Thanks.
 
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Old 06-02-00, 01:29 PM
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Scrape and sand the entire swing. Wipe everything down so you have a nice clean surface to paint. Prime the entire swing with an alkyd oil primer. Next, top coat with a premium LATEX. Benjamin Moore paint would be an excellent choice ( primer and paint ). Good luck!
 
 

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