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Old 04-15-2014, 11:40 AM   #1
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What kind of paint?

I am sure this topic has been addressed before. I have had extensive repair work done on the chassis of my 1977 Sovereign airstream. The person doing the repair work sprayed the frame with red oxide primer. The question is what kind/brand of paint should I use?
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:04 PM   #2
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You can use conventional spray or car paint. Primer does not usually have any rust preventative properties. It is very porous and absorbs water. Its purpose is to server as an adhesion layer. Since it is already there, you can just paint over it. Most of the time we use a product called POR15 to go in bare rusted metal. It is very tough and likes rusted metal.

This stuff Aluthane would work pretty well. It is similar to POR15 and you can brush it on. The aluminum in it will act like a rust preventative. This guy's web sight is not great but the paint is good stuff.

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Old 04-15-2014, 12:17 PM   #3
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I use brush on RUST-OLEUM, It sticks to almost anything. I have used it on collector car frames for over 20 years, sticks like crazy and doesn't come off. Sold in quarts everywhere in many colors. Painted a farm gate I made of rusty well pipe 25 years ago, and it still looks OK.
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For what its worth...I use either POR or Chassis Saver. Same stuff, different prices. Every Rustoleum job I have seen, exposed to the elements has failed. Rust pops thru within weeks.
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I have not had much luck with the Rustoleum.

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