To sand or not to sand.


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Old 06-30-10, 09:43 AM
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Smile To sand or not to sand.

What is the easiest way to paint over paneling? To sand or not to sand..?
 
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Old 06-30-10, 10:36 AM
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Like kinds of paint don't generally requiring sanding. If you're going from oil to latex, a good oil based primer would be a good idea.

What kind of paint do you plan to use and where will you be getting it?
 
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Old 06-30-10, 01:33 PM
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A light scuff sanding is almost always a good idea. If this is unpainted [but has a factory finish] paneling you'll need to use a solvent based primer first. Latex is fine for the top coat. Expect to need 1 coat of primer and 2 coats of finish.
 
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Old 06-30-10, 02:10 PM
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Mark thinks sanding is more important than I did - I would take his opinion over mine and scuff sand
 
 

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