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LINETTEB 03-08-2013 04:48 PM

How long should i wait before putting a second coat of paint on?

joecaption 03-08-2013 04:50 PM

Whats the can say?

Brushjockey 03-08-2013 05:06 PM

Yup. Sez right there...

Mr. Paint 03-08-2013 05:31 PM

Obviously it's an unanswerable question because there are so many different kinds of paint. Follow manufacturer's directions.

BTW: How many pieces of string does it take to reach the moon?

jsheridan 03-08-2013 06:28 PM

Piled on top of each other or tied together?

Mr. Paint 03-08-2013 06:51 PM

One, if it's long enough. :laughing:

Brushjockey 03-08-2013 08:03 PM

Hmm- string theory, now I know!

Gymschu 03-08-2013 09:57 PM

In a perfect world, I follow the instructions on the can. In an imperfect world where people are in a hurry to have their painting completed, I cheat a little. Box fan gets turned on in hopes of drying a wall or a room in less than 2 hours so another coat can be applied. Not perfect, not recommended, but sometimes necessary.

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