Metal first aid cabinet painting help

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Old 08-20-19, 04:01 PM
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Metal first aid cabinet painting help

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So I have this metal first aid cabinet and I want to repaint it but I have never done something like this before so do I need to get rid of the old paint and rust or do I paint over them also what kind of paint looks the best on something like this? Any advice is greatly appreciated I am really excited I have always wanted to to do something like this
 
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If possible you want to sand off all the rust and then prime those areas [or the entire piece] with a rust inhibitive primer. Before applying the finish coat you'd want to wet sand with 320 grit. The better the prep job is the better the finish will look. What type of enamel to use for the finish depends on both how you intend to apply it along with how much you want to spend. If you have spray equipment, great - otherwise you should be able to get a decent job with rattle cans.
 
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Thank you

Thank you so much, I really appreciate it.
 
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Old 08-21-19, 05:09 PM
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Use Rustoleum Appliance epoxy. Follow the instructions on the can regarding the window of time you have to recoat. It can look as good as your washing machine finish, provided you spray carefully and don't create any runs.
 
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