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Let me reiterate that you should box your paint. ...

Let me reiterate that you should box your paint. I worked at a paint store for several years, and we make mistakes. Now, we stood by our mistakes, but it can be very costly for both parties(money...
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Well, the good news is that you have the best...

Well, the good news is that you have the best chance to make it work. I would take the paint in to the paint store and have them shake it. Assuming it's latex(BenMoore has one flat oil, but I...
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'67 Karmann Ghia

So I have inherited an old '67 ghia from my dad. The only stipulation being is that I can't sell it, he's had it since 1970. He's kept it in the garage for years and it's in pretty bad condition. ...
03-22-07, 08:24 PM
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hmmm, I'll let one of the more experienced guys...

hmmm, I'll let one of the more experienced guys handle this one, but honestly, I can't see how that wouldn't be a pain in the neck.
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The only thing I would add is that I wouldn't use...

The only thing I would add is that I wouldn't use just any solvent based primer, I would use a slow drying oil based primer(interior), i.e. benmoores 21700, in my experience the slow drying primers...
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Dead on as usually, I just wanted to emphasize...

Dead on as usually, I just wanted to emphasize using an oil primer, I feel you are wasting your time with a latex.
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I would prime it with an oil or shellac based...

I would prime it with an oil or shellac based primer, and wouldn't worry about trying to get off all the old paint.
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If you want to get a even better looking...

If you want to get a even better looking finish... then use BenMoores waterborne satin impervo(product 314) ;)

Actually, both products look nice, and with moderate wear and tear, they should do a...
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This kind of problem actually comes up quite a...

This kind of problem actually comes up quite a bit in the paint store... from my experience, the painter usually gets the blame. Alot of time, the customer doesn't know any better, and the painter...
11-12-06, 06:51 PM
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Well, that sounds like fiberglass, which takes...

Well, that sounds like fiberglass, which takes gel stain very well. But for the original poster, it's hard to give you any direction without knowing exactly what the material is.
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7 years seems good, depending on what area of the...

7 years seems good, depending on what area of the country you are in. What is the new painter planning on doing? Is he just putting a fresh coat of paint on? Is he priming, then painting... and if...
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I usually run the bleach through the pressure...

I usually run the bleach through the pressure washer :)

Throw the bleach up there w/a chemical tip, and use a nice soft tip to blast the bleach off... but yes, using the wrong tip/pressure can eat...
03-06-06, 08:55 PM
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Bring a cabinet door into your local paint...

Bring a cabinet door into your local paint shop(NOT lowes or HD). It's hard to know with out seeing it.
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:thumbup: (available in both aerosol and...

:thumbup:

(available in both aerosol and brush-on)
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winner! We sell that for 10.50 a gallon, and...

winner!

We sell that for 10.50 a gallon, and sell a lot of it for that very purpose.
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as for question 1, maybe move to a lambs wool...

as for question 1, maybe move to a lambs wool nap?? doesn't seem to mat down nearly as bad, anyone else agree?
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I do agree with you, but I live in the deep south...

I do agree with you, but I live in the deep south where the mildew runs rampant, you must get that off, and pressure washing is the method of choice.
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kilz oil based or kilz latex?

kilz oil based or kilz latex?
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Posted By noleguy33

That is horrible advice. If you want to move...

That is horrible advice.

If you want to move to latex, you have two options.

The first option(the best option) is sand, prime(with a solvent based primer) and put a good quality latex on top,...
03-05-06, 08:09 AM
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those "pre-stain" conditioners tend to bring the...

those "pre-stain" conditioners tend to bring the darker areas to the lighter side, not the other way around. I would move to a wiping stain or maybe even a gel stain.
03-05-06, 08:02 AM
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Though the polycrylic takes shorter to dry, it...

Though the polycrylic takes shorter to dry, it will take longer to fully cure. There is a whole plethera of clear finishes, that are appropriate in different areas... what are you putting it on?
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Posted By noleguy33

1. pressure wash 2. sand/scrape bad areas 3....

1. pressure wash
2. sand/scrape bad areas
3. a GOOD oil-based primer
4. top-coat w/either BenMoore/SW latex paint(or ppg timeless).

You can spot prime, but if it was my house I would prime the...
02-23-06, 09:52 PM
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Posted By noleguy33

You need to get ALL the paint off if you plan on...

You need to get ALL the paint off if you plan on staining it. You might want to get a stripper(the Dads brand works well) to help. After a few rounds w/that and lots of sandings, I would wipe it...
02-23-06, 09:47 PM
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I don't think you'd have a problem, but I'd use a...

I don't think you'd have a problem, but I'd use a sanding sealer first(specifically SealCoat) just to make sure it would work.
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regal wall satin is $30 dollars a gallon??? ...

regal wall satin is $30 dollars a gallon???

oh man, that's a bit steep. If it were me, I would go w/ benmoores regal matte finish. Sheen is somewhere between an eggshell and a flat, but highly...
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