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Old 06-10-2013, 01:00 PM   #1
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Not sure if I should post here or paint but was curious where I could pick up the usg first coat primer. Doesn't look like home depot it lowes carry it. Any thoughts are appreciated.

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Why not just use Zinzeer 123? Great primer and avalible everywhere.
If you really want the USG your going to have to go back and add your location to your profile. You could be anyplace on the planet.

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Sorry do most of this on my phone so I'll have to figure that out. I am in the Flint Michigan area. I will look into that other primer as well.
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Joe the primer your talking about is good the primer the OP is talking about is better. It is a primer and surfacer. It will smooth out the wall and leave a nice surface to paint on it is used to give drywall a level five finish. Something. Regular primer can not do. So to,answer his question a drywall distributer will carry it.
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Nailbags you saw I'm talking about the regular primer and not the tuff cover product. I know you responded to another thread of mine that I mentioned that. Don't want to be misleading! :-)
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Joe the primer your talking about is good the primer the OP is talking about is better. It is a primer and surfacer. It will smooth out the wall and leave a nice surface to paint on it is used to give drywall a level five finish. Something. Regular primer can not do. So to,answer his question a drywall distributer will carry it.

please explain how a primer will do that?
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please explain how a primer will do that?
I take it you never used it? It is applied at 20mils WFT and dries to 12mil thickness it does have a PVA primer in it and it has like mud in it it replaces the regular skim coat. Drys to touch in 90 min
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Sherwin Williams has it on sale this month.
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Before you get to excited about this product I just looked it up. First just an airless sprayer won't work it must be one that will carry at least a .031 tip. These sprayers run in excess of $3000 and because of the high price they aren't for rent. Google USG Tuff Hide and read the Q&A. The sprayer must also deliver 3000 psi.
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Sorry my mistake Tuff Wall is what SW has on sale but it's for texture.
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I take it you never used it? It is applied at 20mils WFT and dries to 12mil thickness it does have a PVA primer in it and it has like mud in it it replaces the regular skim coat. Drys to touch in 90 min
no I have not, but I don't own a $3,000 sprayer either

and I still do not see how spraying this stuff on will magically give you a level 5 finish but what do I know
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Hey guys, trying to bring this back on topic. NOT looking for the Tuff Hide product. Looking for the regular USG Sheetrock First Coat primer product. Or any suggestions on something that would be superior that I can hand roll on. Thanks!
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In my area must be ordered, but I'm in a limited area.
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Hey guys, trying to bring this back on topic. NOT looking for the Tuff Hide product. Looking for the regular USG Sheetrock First Coat primer product. Or any suggestions on something that would be superior that I can hand roll on. Thanks!
Zinsser 123, BM Fresh Start, SW Drywall primer
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chrisn, looking at the sw site, there are many primer options. Which one would you recommend? Was planning on using SW paint, so if their primer is good, might as well go to the same place.

http://www.sherwin-williams.com/home...tings/primers/

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