dang paint

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  1. Sep 27, 2015 #1

    frodo

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    paint..rustoleum protective enamel


    surface, dewalt metal drill box

    I cleaned the box with a rag and alchol

    then painted the box.

    3 sides and the back dried with no problems

    the front and 1 side refused to dry, 4 days later and still tacky

    WTH???? any thoughts?
     
  2. Sep 27, 2015 #2

    havasu

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    Start over and next time use primer.
     
  3. Sep 27, 2015 #3

    CallMeVilla

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    Start over. Remove all paint by scraping, sanding. Rub down with green scrubby pad and ACETONE. Much more effective at removing contaminants. Prime with Rustoleum metal primer ... be sure to let it fully cure. Then re-apply paint in multiple lights coats. If you want the best finish, pre-heat the can in hot (not boiling) water.
     
  4. Oct 4, 2015 #4

    frodo

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    i striped it, re painted, everything is fine

    operator error :eek:
     
  5. Oct 4, 2015 #5

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