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Colin H

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Paint.
« on: April 10, 2006, 10:42:30 PM »

Hi everyone.

Thank goodeness most of us seem to have made it over here. If I have posted this question in the wrong place you will have to forgive me.

I am just about to paint some brass railings and am sure I read some where on `that other place` one should use an etching primer. Can some one please confirm this and maybe give me a clue as to what it is and where to obtain some.

Thanks in advance.

Yours Colin H.
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Re: Paint.
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2006, 11:11:16 PM »

Yes, use an etching primer, it stops the paint flaking off!! Take a trip down to Homebase,B&Q or Halfords they all sell etching primers, usually state that they are for metal garage doors!! 8)
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Re: Paint.
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2006, 01:36:26 PM »

Hi Collin, a primer is necessary to paint brass. I found the ones from the car-shops good enogh for that job. But pleas, do yourself an favour- don`t use a brush, take a spray-can. The result will be much better.

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Re: Paint.
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2006, 04:52:36 PM »

Thanks Chaps,

Off to the depot tomorrow.

Yours Colin H.
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