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painting copper pipes

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by teddyb, 27 Oct 2009.

  1. teddyb

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    Hello all!

    I have 4 copper pipes (2 x heating, + cold and hot water) running up a wall, fairly close to a shiny white, new boiler flue. Is there a suitable spray paint I could use to avoid some very tedious and fiddly brushwork? I realise I'd need to mask behind and around the area, but spraying seems a good idea to me!

    Would I need a particular type of paint?

    All suggestions would be gratefully received ... thanks![/i]
     
  2. Dario

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    Apply any oil based paint by brush gloss or satin
     
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    To do them properly you should use calcium plumbate as an etch primer then undercoat and gloss.
     

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