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Old 01-22-2011, 09:16 AM   #1
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Floetrol use

I would like to try Floetrol when I paint my steel exterior door, but the bottle gives oz per gallon. If I make a gallon mixture, will it affect the paint for future uses, other than this particular door? Can one mix "per job" in a cut bucket? Would Floetrol be rcommended for walls/trim. Just askin.


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Old 01-22-2011, 02:34 PM   #2
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It won't affect the paint for future uses......you may have to stir it more thoroughly though. I only use a few ounces per gallon if I'm brushing and rolling. If you're spraying, you would use more.......I don't spray alot so maybe someone else can help you with the amount for spray purposes.


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Old 02-02-2011, 02:49 AM   #3
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try Aquatrol instead............. its FREE............pour whatever ammonut of paint you intend to use in a seperate container then add the aquatrol (water) as needed, start with a liitle bit then stir and check to see if it works for you...............as with everything, LITTLE BIT AT A TIME , dont go dumping a gallon of water in there then come back an say i gave bad advice...........leave the leftover out in the sun then toss in the trash if your allowed to. i dont like to store paint that i thinned cause i may forget i thinned it the next time iuse it then thin it again lol ............beleive me it happens...........i dont thin my wall paint that much but i always thin my trim paint but i warn you, thinning isnt for everybody, very tricky to get it right without messin the paint up. i dip my brush in and look at how it drips then thin accordingly ............buts that me
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