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Krylon Fusion - Prime and Topcoat

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How about Krylon Fusion? Made in satin and gloss. A few years ago I painted three sets of vertical blinds (about 200 4" blades). Both sides of the blades were painted black, then both sides coated with my wife's color preference. This created sun blocking vertical blinds. The only prep I did was wash with light solution on Dawn dish soap, rinse and allow to fully dry. Fusion laid real nice and seems it absorbed into the plastic blades. After hanging for the past years, banging together on window open windy days we have yet to see any chipping anywhere even on the edges, no marks or damage. Passed the fingernail scratch test too! Sold on this stuff. Thought about doing a base coat with it and now maybe experimenting with as a top coat also.

 Clear spray link:

https://www.amazon.com/Krylon-2444-Fusion-Plastic-Clear/dp/B001TNMWBM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1510670370&sr=8-1&keywords=krylon+fusion+clear&dpID=41xtt6nMi4L&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

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Yes, Krylon Fusion is good stuff.  Can you still get it?  I could not find it when I looked last, so had to go with their newer stuff.

I use to use it as a base coat a lot.

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Glad to hear it will work for base coat. Still want to try it for the finish coat. Not much odor to it either.

Walmart and True Value used to carry it but have since switched to ColorMaxx, tried it, not as good as Fusion.

Ace Hardware, order online for $5.99/can, pick up in store, 31 colors + clear plastic finish coat gloss.

http://www.acehardware.com/search/index.jsp?view=full&kwCatId=&kw=fusion&origkw=fusion&sr=1&f=Taxonomy%2FACE%2F2568447&lmdn=Category

Do It Best Hardware, order online for $5.49/can, pick up in store, 30 colors + clear plastic finish coat gloss.

https://www.doitbest.com/search?utf8=✓&category_id[]=&q=krylon+fusion&button=search

 

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I used Krylon Fusion when I first started out painting plastic crankbaits.  Seemed like the perfect application, bonds to plastic and I used white for my base coat.  I had some trouble with the baits failing at the seams and I asked the outfit I bought the blanks from and they had not heard of this problem.   I suspected that it bonds to plastic but it doesn't get along with the glue that bonds the two lure halves together.  I started priming with Createx and never had any more baits open up at the seam.  Keep that in mind if you are using it for a basecoat on plastic cranks.

I didn't think to try the clear for a top coat and I like that idea.

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