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Old 07-13-2014, 06:24 AM
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I was at a paint supply house looking for info the other day.
I have 2 cowels that need painting and I don't want to get into paint mixing and buying guns.
They have a 2 part clear that comes in a rattle can.
There is a process you go through to mix the 2 parts and then you have less than 24 hours to use the paint.
I understand they have 2 part epoxies with the same process.

Has anyone used these? How did they work out? were you happy with the results.

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Old 07-13-2014, 06:56 AM
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Be REAL CAREFUL about spraying anything that is two component.

I have not used the product you describe but I have had success with the stuff they sell to clearcoat petrol tanks which I think is single component.
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Old 07-13-2014, 06:59 AM
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I have seen it used and it works very well. It is a urethane paint and catalyst in 2 separated areas of the can. You will not get the finish quality of using a gun, but it will be close. Just be sure it is compatible with what you are spraying it over.
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Old 07-13-2014, 06:42 PM
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Do check the MSDS and the manufacturer's recommendation on ventilation and safety equipment. Many of these urethanes are very harmful to your lungs and/or central nervous system.
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I haven't seen the product you are using but I have used a lot of the two part epoxy paints with fantastic results but only the type you have to mix and use a spray gun if that is what your asking about. Klass Kote goes on with a brush too without leaving brush marks. Good stuff but way over priced.
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The auto paint store I use would mix up PPG in a can for you. It was not cheap. Yet it was the same as you would mix up yourself. Had to sign a waver saying it was good for 36 hours. I used to heat the can in warm water before spraying. Shake well, when you think it is good, shake for another couple minutes. lay wet coats but light enough to not run. Hard to do. First couple times I had drips every where.

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