3283[bolger] Re: Primers for latex Paints?
- Feb 29, 2000On Mon, 28 Feb 2000, Fritz Funk wrote:
> I've heard Kilz often recommended, but notice there are severalI like Kilz, and have used it on half a dozen boats, with good results.
> different flavors of Kilz - anybody have good experiences to recommend
> one or the other (or a different system) ?
I use the latex/water-based version, and am quite happy. I've also used
it on my concrete walls in the basement, and it works just fine.
Someone recently commented that Kilz won't stay on epoxy, and in my
experience, that is wrong. However, it will not stay on epoxy blush. So,
you'll have to clean the blush off before painting. But no paint system
will stay on blush.
> I'm looking for a low-toxicity paint system (kids involved), andThis is the case. I recommend that you paint on one weekend, and launch
> inexpensive (instant boat). Preferably quick-curing (it IS an instant
> boat after all) - I've heard it said that latex house paint should dry
> a week before immersion.
on the next. Even kids can wait for this. Plan a party. Work the kids
to exhaustion the weekend before, so that they don't want to get out for a
> I must confess I've not yet tried latex exterior house paints onOil-based paint works reasonably well. I used off-the-shelf oil-based
> boats...have had good results from oil-based opaque house stains on
> instant boats though.
paint on my first boat, and I forget which primer. Sticks perfectly well.
Chris Crandall crandall@... (785) 864-4131
Department of Psychology University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 66045
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