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Old 06-01-2017, 05:54 PM
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Thanks folks.
This is lots of info and it helps me a lot to make decision.

I appreciate all the inputs.

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Old 06-02-2017, 02:07 PM
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Interior primer: Rust-Oleum Self-Etching Primer: Dark Green, Aerosol Can, 30 min, 10 to 15 sq ft, ~$4 per can.

Interior paint: Rust-Oleum Ultra Touch 2x Flat Grey, Aerosol Can, 30 min, 10 to 15 sq ft ~$5 per can.

5 cans of paint used. Low cost. Easy with the "360" spray nozzle. Good coverage. Good finish.

I will do this again.
I could not find any ultra touch . they have painters touch only. Are this both same or different. Painters touch and ultra touch.

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Old 06-02-2017, 03:38 PM
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I used Rustoleum Professional in Machine Gray. They also have a lighter gray. Not absolutely perfect but came out pretty good. I already have had to touch up a few areas which is really easy...just grab another can, shake and spray. For primer I did use a Sherwin William Aerospace product which is two part using a spray gun.
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Old 06-02-2017, 05:59 PM
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Semi Gloss/ Gloss/ Flat ?? which one is better for interior.
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Semi Gloss/ Gloss/ Flat ?? which one is better for interior.
Well, the glossier it is the easier it will be to keep clean ..
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:33 PM
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Did u used gloss or flat.

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Old 06-03-2017, 07:32 PM
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I also used the Rust-Oleum Self-Etching Primer: Dark Green, but used their smoke gray gloss protective enamel. Used on my 9, 7 and now 12. cheap, easy to spray and repair. No problem after 7 years on the 9. Easy nick repair by spraying some in can, let start to thicken and then apply with artist brush. Have never had good luck with the Mar-Hyde 5111 Self Etching Primer. It does not seem to stick well and will crack and flake off. If not now, when you remove a screw or otherwise cause some slight stress or movement.
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Old 06-04-2017, 03:21 AM
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I've yet to try mine out (still building) but I've heard gloss may cause issues with reflections if taking photos so I used a satin finish just in case, although I then used a gloss clear coat on the panel without thinking about it.

People with a flying aircraft will give a better answer but when I asked previously the advice was to go satin/flat. I chose satin as should be easier to clean than flat.
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Old 06-04-2017, 08:56 AM
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Did u used gloss or flat.

Lukla
I used flat with the purpose to minimize glare in the cockpit. I personally haven't found any difference in cleaning flat vs gloss enamel paint.

The full name of the Rustoleum paint I used is "PAINTER'S TOUCH® ULTRA COVER 2X". It works very well. And for an aerosol can, they have a great nozzle setup that allows you to paint at pretty much any angle.
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Old 06-05-2017, 06:09 PM
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