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kelleygirl 09-28-2011 07:05 AM

spray paint trim??
 
Can I use spray paint on trim? The bigger sprayers go all over the place and the canned seemed to have a nicer spray. Will this work?? I could brush it on but the finish isn't as nice.

DrHicks 09-28-2011 09:32 AM

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Originally Posted by kelleygirl (Post 737473)
Can I use spray paint on trim? The bigger sprayers go all over the place and the canned seemed to have a nicer spray. Will this work?? I could brush it on but the finish isn't as nice.

You can use it, yes. But I really don't think you're going to like the finished product. Nor will you like the price for what you get.

Msradell 09-28-2011 09:38 PM

Another problem using spray paint, especially from cans, is the film thickness. When painting outside you want to achieve a significant film thickness because that is what actually provides the protection. Spray paint does not provide much thickness, usually < 25% of what you would get by painting with a brush. Do yourself a favor of and stick with brushing or ruling is the area is big enough.:thumbsup:

dawg803 09-29-2011 05:00 PM

I tried this once, and it did not work out as I planned... very messy. Painting with the brush took longer but in the end it worked out better for me. Good luck with your project!


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