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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2010

    Default Painting fiberglass column bases

    The paint on my out door fiberglass pillars keeps pealing.
    Last summer I tried scraping them down, wire brushing them (to scuff up - which did not work) and repainting with Zinsser Bull's Eye - they are pealing again. Any ideas on what paint to use and how to make the paint stick to the fiberglass?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Portland, Oregon, formerly of Chicago

    Default Re: Painting fiberglass column bases


    What have you been using for finsih coat paint? Normal acrylic house paint should stick directly to fiberglas. As often as I praise BIN here, it is not the greatest primer for exterior surfaces, save a few special instances such as sealing knots. Acrylic paints have the ability to bond and expand and contract with the fiberglas in the heat of the day.

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