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PVC Paint?

Postby Chowder Head » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:14 am

Was wondering if anyone has tried this stuff. I would like to paint my in-tank PVC before assembling. It is water resistant after curing for 24 hours, supposed to be chip proof if curing for 7 days. Anyone have any experience with this?
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Postby mel_cp6 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:49 am

Yes that will work. I've used it numerous times. Just let it cure for a day or a week if you want it to be chip resistant.
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Postby theoryguru » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:39 pm

yes, I also like Krylon's CAMO-Ultra flat Black.
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Postby Steveboos » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:04 am

Yes it will work fine! I am using a very similar product and my spraybar has been submerged for over a month with no REAL flaking. I tried to scrub some of the algae off with stiff brush and the paint came off, but that is reasonable. The paint stays on for a while and looks good!
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