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WoodmanFL 02-05-2012 11:42 AM

Have new door trim, needs prime and paint. Anything wrong with spray painting it (like Krylon) vs brushing it?

user1007 02-05-2012 12:03 PM

I think it a bad idea unless you are using good pro equipment.

I would not spray it with Krylon rattle cans but if you seal and prime the trim first, I guess it could work. Usually when spraying anything by whatever method, you spend a lot of time masking EVERYTHING near off to protect from overspray. From my experience, with a nice angled sash brush and decent paint, you can have the trim done in a fraction of the time it takes to prep for spraying.

joecaption 02-05-2012 12:47 PM

I played around with all kinds of ways to make it faster, I ended up using a 3/8 nap 3" long roller and a sash brush to tip it out.
By the time you get all set up just getting ready to spray paint I could have had time to have painted a couple of pieces.
Narrow pieces like that would also waste a lot of paint.

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