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Old 05-12-2012, 08:06 AM   #16
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imho your over prepping . take a scraper over it a few times with medium pressure, you can also take a wire brush to the groves,finish off with a palm sander.don't worry about removing all the paint ,just the loose stuff.now if you want you could brush on a product called peel stop.this will glue down the edges of the peeling paint ,but i think this might be over kill also .ok so scrape ,give it a quick sand ,bonding primer oil or latex then paint .this will give you a lasting paint job .personally i would not be restoring T11 sideing but i cant say your wrong for doing it
I agree.

I have nothing at all against that kind of siding, but it is not "top end" stuff, and no matter what the OP does, it's only going to be about so good.

Scrape it well, get all the loose stuff off, prime it, paint it, and call it good.

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Old 05-12-2012, 08:48 AM   #17
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Just out of curiosity.. I've heard several people infer that this isn't something they'd normally do ie: the T1-11 isn't worth repainting. So, if you wouldn't repaint it, what WOULD you do?
It's worth repainting, that will clean things up nicely. You just don't need to grind off every last flake of old paint to prepare for paint.

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