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Old 05-24-2009, 11:50 PM   #1
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Is it okay to use a paint brush cleaned with thinner or spirits (after being used with oil paint) for latex paint??

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Why would you? Oil brushes are for oil paint , latex brushes or for latex paint.

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I guess I thought a paint brush was a paint brush. Wasn't aware of different brushes for different paint. What is the difference in the brushes?
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It's the way the bristles hold and behave with the paints on them. There are brushes for "All Paints" but I don't recommend them.
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Generally, Use Natural China bristle for oil paints and synthetic fibers for latex.
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