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    Established TDF Member Tel's Avatar
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    Any professional painters (as in house painting) on here?

    Anybody in the trade on here that could answer a quick product question?

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    I don't think you'd have offended anyone by just blurting out the question; you might have the answer by now. Or perhaps there's more to it?

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    Established TDF Member Tel's Avatar
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    Not more to it, the answer on the surface (literally) should be an easy one, but the nature of the job is
    quite specific and was trying to avoid general DIY responses, no matter how well-intentioned hence asking
    if any professionals could spare a mo

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    I'm not a painter but I've specified, supervised and inspected a lot of painting. I'll have a go if you want.

    I'd normally suggest a guy you can call who runs a very good independent paint distributor. Real, old school knowledge and trade tricks. He's unfortunately been taken ill with something quite serious

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    What was the question?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tel View Post
    Anybody in the trade on here that could answer a quick product question?
    Could you not contact the manufacturer of said product for a spec sheet or advice? They are usually very helpful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goggles and Flippers View Post
    What was the question?
    Tel wants to know if it is OK to paint his bedroom pink, or will it revoke his man card.
    Paul.
    If God had meant us to breathe underwater, he would have given us larger bank balances.
    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
    Tel wants to know if it is OK to paint his bedroom pink, or will it revoke his man card.
    Depends on the shade of pink IMHO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neilwood View Post
    Depends on the shade of pink IMHO.
    Speaking from experience?
    Paul.
    If God had meant us to breathe underwater, he would have given us larger bank balances.
    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
    Speaking from experience?
    Pink used to be considered a manly colour - even your namesake says so!

    https://www.theatlantic.com/sexes/ar...-girly/278535/


 
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