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Acrylic Latex paint on wrought iron

Posted by YankelB (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 16, 05 at 23:26

Most professional painters insist on using oil base paint on wrougt iron. Is there a reason why exterior wrought iron cannot be painted with a high-gloss acrylic latex paint?

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RE: Acrylic Latex paint on wrought iron

The water in the latex will start the iron to rust. If you use an oil base primer it should work.....Jim

RE: Acrylic Latex paint on wrought iron

Hi, bad idea, use a good quality oil base primer and paint.


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