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>> Home > Forum > Building Related > Painting Wood and styrene
Painting Wood and styrene
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Forum Posts: 18
3rd Jul 2017 19:47  
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Hey guys:
Im getting ready to slap some paint on my Statia Tug.
What kind of paint will be the best to paint my wooden hull and styrene upper structure?

Jerry Todd

Forum Posts: 6
4th Jul 2017 07:40  
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I use basic enamel for plastics, fiberglass, metal, and wood. Typically Rustoleum, or a store brand like Ace Hardware, etc.

If you're gonna clear-coat, check it on a test piece first. Rusoleum changed something a while back and their clear coat sometimes reacts with even their own paints.

White Rocks Model Boat Club

Forum Posts: 18
4th Jul 2017 15:19  
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Jerry Todd:
Hi Jerry, yes, I have heard a lot of good comments about Rustoleum paints.
I work for a Display Company and we have lots of lacquer and automotive paints, and I was thinking to use them, but you guys have the experience and your suggestions will help me decide.
Thank you