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  • Posted in thread: Puttying Crown joints and trim nail holes on 12-03-2010 at 08:14 AM
    Morning milbry,Don't get the Dap putty, I've had past problems with it. Find Crawfords, much
    better. SteveHand Painted by Steve

  • Posted in thread: Puttying Crown joints and trim nail holes on 12-02-2010 at 01:57 PM
    Hey milbry,Nearly 50 years ago my father showed me how to fill a nail hole. It sounds simple
    but there is a technique to tit. I’m a firm believer that nail holes are to be filled
    using “Pa...

  • Posted in thread: Delay in priming exterior surfaces on 11-14-2010 at 01:10 AM
    Depending on what the winter will be like in Nashville a good quality primer should last for at
    least 3 to 4 months without showing signs of degradation, however you would have been miles
    ahead had yo...

  • Posted in thread: Paint guns at HF on 11-08-2010 at 06:45 AM
    Na, I think you can do better.Steve

  • Posted in thread: Paint guns at HF on 11-06-2010 at 07:03 AM
    OK, that looks more like it. Make sure it works. An owner’s would be very helpful. If you
    decide to buy it, you might want to consider taking off the gun extension. Call either a
    Sherwin-Williams or l...

  • Posted in thread: Paint guns at HF on 11-04-2010 at 10:07 PM
    If you are really considering a airless sprayer, look for a unit that uses a siphon tube that
    goes directly into a gallon of paint with a 50' hose. At the end of the day you’ll be glad you
    did. If the...

  • Posted in thread: Paint guns at HF on 11-03-2010 at 09:58 PM
    serpentine5,You’re putting the cart before the horse. Cup guns require a certain volume
    of air and the question is can your compressor supply the volume needed to properly operate a
    cup gun. It ...

  • Posted in thread: which first: exterior repaint or window replacement? on 11-03-2010 at 09:33 PM
    siskin,Look at it from the painter’s point of view, if he paints before the new windows
    are installed then he doesn’t have to keep the frames clean and the time saved will
    definitely work ...

  • Posted in thread: Help with Paint Disaster! on 10-02-2010 at 05:38 PM
    If you were to paint the wall another five times it wouldn’t be the color you selected. I
    believe the problem began at the store. Most likely the clerk mixed the gallon using the wrong
    base. Manufactu...