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Old 07-29-2016, 08:19 PM   #1
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what is your favorite overall paint?

If you had to select one general use paint for wood/fiberglass/interior/exterior, what would it be?
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For me, that would probably be a surface-tolerant epoxy, like Devoe bar-rust 235. For a steel hull, I would prefer some anti corrosive properties in that epoxy.
However, for exterior use, these wonderful epoxies will need top-coating, so maybe you would disqualify them?

So, my answer is that I need two paints.
1. Epoxy
2. Two part linear polyurethane topcoat.

This system works on wood, fibreglass, steel and concrete.
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If I had to choose one for all those things it would be Easypoxy.

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If I had to choose one for all those things it would be Easypoxy.
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+ 1 to that. It's paint that I actually like to use!
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If you had to select one general use paint for wood/fiberglass/interior/exterior, what would it be?
Sorry, I can't select just one paint. Wood interior, Behr; exterior wood, Interlux Brightsides; fiberglass, AwlCraft 2000. We use all 3 of these. They're easy to color match, go on easy and repairs are DIY.
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I think overall I have found this one the best. It washes out in water, but is a combined sealer, primer and undercoat, and performs pretty damn well even as a top coat, with a slightly matt finish, and can be painted over with acrylic or oil-based topcoats, or polyurethanes. I've found it great at home, and on the boat, and is much cheaper than specified marine undercoats.

http://www.dulux.com.au/specifier/pr...l?product=2178
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