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  1. DarthRay's Avatar
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    Sep 13, 2006, 6:56 PM - New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #1

    Hey, I was just wondering if anyone had seen or heard about the new Krylon Fusion spraypaint??

    No sanding or priming-- "the first of its kind that bonds directly to most plastics."

    (The list of recommended surfaces actually goes on but I just wanted to know if anyone has had a chance to use this stuff or has recently picked up a can.)


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    Sep 13, 2006, 8:57 PM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #2

    I haven't heard of it, but it does sound compelling. (spelling?)
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    Sep 13, 2006, 10:01 PM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #3

    hrm... i didn't think the fusion was particularly new.

    i haven't used that brand, but i use the rustoleum version all the time, and it works out nicely.

    one BIG word of caution. the solvents in the paint for plastic stuff can do nasty things to any other paint you may have on the item.

    i had painted something with one color, masked off an area then layed some of rustoleum's version of fusion over it and it caused the paint underneath to peel up on me.
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    Sep 13, 2006, 10:21 PM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #4

    i wouldnt use it for the fett stuff, that stuff was made primarily for painting of plastic lawn chairs and what not.I haven't used it but I have seen things it was used on and its allmost like an epoxy paint. You lose a lot of detail with it.
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    Sep 14, 2006, 7:05 AM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #5

    My first attempt at armor.
    This was made from a plastic trash can. Base primer of Rustoleum Dark gray then Rustoleum Bright aluminum. The white paint is Kryoln Fusion dover white with Krylon Matt clear as the finish coat.
    I let one coat of paint dry 2-3 days and then would spray the next.

    These are thumbnail pics. Click on them to see full sized image.

    The second pic shows my fiberglass armor painted the same way.
    It has proved to be a reasonably durable finish so far.
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    Sep 14, 2006, 9:48 AM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #6

    I used Krylon Fusion Black on my TIE helmet and armor recently ... worked like a charm, but you have to let it sit for about a week between coats !



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    Sep 14, 2006, 11:02 AM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #7

    I think Krylon makes great paint and I really like the Fusion. It sticks well and gives a high shine. I spray a light coat onto rubber and it flexes without cracking.

    Fusion is good stuff.
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    Sep 17, 2006, 1:40 AM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #8

    I've been using the Fusion gloss white for a while on different projects but I've settled on the regular Krylon paints and have no complaints about them at all thus far.

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    Sep 24, 2006, 8:41 PM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #9

    I used the Fusion paint of my earliest sets of elven armor. Worked great until the pieces flexed, at which point the paint would crack and flake off. Since my early sets were made of polypropylene, which nothing sticks well to, it was the material's fault, not the paint. I've had good results with it otherwise.
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    Sep 26, 2006, 9:07 AM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #10

    I think I saw this paint the other day when I was out shopping with the wife.
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    Oct 2, 2006, 3:16 AM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #11

    Yeah Krylon Fusion seems to be a fairly common paint now although it seems that they don't have a large range of colors to choose from, pretty much the basics.

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    Oct 2, 2006, 11:38 AM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #12

    Yeah I saw them at the store the other day and all they had were pretty much just basic colors.
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    Oct 11, 2006, 8:25 PM - Re: New Spray Paint-- Thoughts?? #13

    Best paint is Montana Hardcore by far!!
    Best color selection and cover quality. the stuff is thick!
    Trust me.

    check this link
    http://www.mtncolors.com/s.nl/sc.2/category.4/.f

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