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Old 01-21-2011, 03:12 PM   #1
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primer got real thick after time


i have a 4 yr old can of primer that got kind of thick. was wondering if it's still good to use if i add some h2o.

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primer got real thick after time


Yep......better yet, add some floetrol & it will be good as new.

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Take it back to the store and have them reshake it.
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If there is room in the can, add a couple tablespoons of water, put the lid back on and shake the heck out of it.
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An older painter taught me years ago to add HOT water to old latex based primer, shake or stir really good and VOILA! Brand new primer, maybe just a bit thin but it works.
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Not worth it. Spend $20 on a new can so we don't get blamed when you end up with a lousy job. False economy...

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