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oil base paint on top of water based primer

Postby coleby » Sun Nov 22, 2009 12:49 pm

I have already applied a water based primer to some wooden window frames. Can I now put an oil based top coat on ? Or should I keep to water based paint for the top coat as well ?
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Postby theshedman » Sun Nov 22, 2009 7:45 pm

Hi coleby, yes there should be no problem. Just make sure the base coat is completely dry before putting on the undercoat. I would be inclined to give the primer a very light rub down first as water based ones don't seem to be as smooth a finish as the oil ones. Good luck.
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