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Old 09-16-2011, 04:31 AM   #1
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what color primer do i use under antique silver ( very light gray) by glidden


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Old 09-16-2011, 07:44 AM   #2
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First question is what are you painting so we can help you get the right primer.
Most primers can have a little black or burnt umber (Black for a bluer grey- B Umber for a browner grey) added.
Also Glidden makes a primer called Gripper that comes in a med grey. It is pretty good for adhesion.


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Doesn't really matter if you're applying two coats. Light gray will cover white primer in 2 coats. If you're trying to avoid doing 2 coats, you could have the primer tinted to a very light gray. That is all.
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And if what you are painting has already been painted you probably don't even need primer.
Latex Primer: Good for Drywall, that's about it.
Behr Paint: The plastic buckets are good, that's about it.
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