Painting a Boler... - Page 2 - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-20-2009, 12:14 AM   #15
Senior Member
 
Raya's Avatar
 
Name: Rachel
Trailer: 1974 Boler 13 ft (Neonex/Winnipeg)
Posts: 3,014
Quote:
Does the type of paint previously used influence what I can used next?
Yes, it can. Here are some things that can come into play:

1) How well adhered the current paint is (important no matter what you are putting on!).
2) Whether the current paint is a harder (usually two-part) paint or a softer paint.
3) Whether you are looking to put on a harder paint (the general rule is that you cannot go harder over softer).
4) Once you have a certain brand/type of paint chosen, they usually have tests you can do to determine if the current paint will be compatible as a substrate. For example, a typical test would be to crosshatch the current paint in a certain way, and then tape a cloth soaked in a particular thinner over that area for "x" number of hours.
5) If you are interested in using a softer, one-part type paint, then you don't generally have to worry about #3 and #4 Again, once you choose a paint, there will be specific instructions, including what grit paper to sand with, etc. (of course it's a bit of a vicious cycle until you've chosen a paint, I realize).

Raya
__________________

__________________
Raya is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
boler, paint, painting


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Painting the boler Maureena G Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 5 07-02-2010 11:49 AM
Boler painting Rick Harmer Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 3 10-31-2009 04:47 PM
painting- how much do i need Janet G Modifications, Alterations and Updates 4 05-03-2009 07:51 AM
Painting the boler. How much paint? colin k Modifications, Alterations and Updates 14 06-15-2006 11:23 AM
newbie seeking hints on painting a Boler arleigh wood Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 12 03-24-2006 07:47 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.