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Old 09-19-2015, 09:58 AM   #1
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thinning latex ?


i am looking for a way to make my exterior latex have a thiner layer.
i know it will take more coats to cover, but that is not an issue.
is conditioner what i need ?

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Old 09-19-2015, 10:07 AM   #2
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Just got to ask, why?
Water is what's used to thin latex.
For less brush marks and better flow this is what I use.
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Flood-Flo...6-04/100198078

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i am going to be paint aluminum storm windows. i don't want to take the windows, a lot of them, apart. and i don't want to paint the windows shut.

btw, glad to see you are back, joe. i was wondering here you were. hope it wasn't anything bad.
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My WYFI died.
If it was mine I would not thin the paint.
Simple enough to go back and cut the paint line if needed.
The prep work is the key when painting aluminum.
Bare aluminum needs to be cleaned, sanded then cleaned again to get off any oxidation.
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what is a wyfi ?

yeah, i could cut the paint line. but i was thinking it would be better to not let the paint bridge in the first place, idk.

yeah, i know about the prep.
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