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PAINT QUESTION #3035860
04/21/22 09:52 PM
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Can you still buy acrylic enamel paint? I need to spray a place on one of my Magnums, but it's enamel.

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Re: PAINT QUESTION [Re: Magnumguy] #3035869
04/21/22 10:21 PM
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Like the old PPG type single stage?
Like lacquer paints, most shops no longer will stock older enamels.
But that's not to say they can't be ordered.

Re: PAINT QUESTION [Re: PhillyRag] #3035873
04/21/22 10:34 PM
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PPG Delstar acrylic enamel has been discontinued from what I was told last time I tried to buy a can of black.

Re: PAINT QUESTION [Re: Magnumguy] #3035879
04/21/22 11:36 PM
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Re: PAINT QUESTION [Re: Magnumguy] #3035884
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Most single stage paint systems are acrylic urethane now and should work if available in the color you need and available at your local paint supplier. The links above for AE paints like TCP are good if they have your color match as well.

Re: PAINT QUESTION [Re: Magnumguy] #3036062
04/22/22 01:58 PM
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I bought some last year - Axalta Nason Ful-Cryl acrylic enamel. Semi-local auto paint store was able to mix my F5 green right there, while I waited.

Re: PAINT QUESTION [Re: 69gtxvert] #3036166
04/22/22 09:45 PM
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I used to buy Dupont's Centari locally but now I have to go out of town to find it. Dupont killed their sales by not allowing dealers to sell other paint brands in their stores. If they wanted to sell Dupont paint they couldn't sell any other brand there. This was years ago, don't know if that's still their way of thinking. I know a number of body men that can't spray Centari, they were trained on basecoat/clearcoat and have no idea how to lay down single stage Acrylic enamel.


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Re: PAINT QUESTION [Re: GODSCOUNTRY340] #3036231
04/23/22 08:32 AM
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I need to spray a place on one of my Magnums


Are you spraying a small spot or a whole fender? Paint technology has come a long way since the days of Centari.

Re: PAINT QUESTION [Re: Moparite] #3036261
04/23/22 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Moparite
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I need to spray a place on one of my Magnums


Are you spraying a small spot or a whole fender? Paint technology has come a long way since the days of Centari.


Repairing a spot under the rear window, usual rust post. And maybe the drivers' door.


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Re: PAINT QUESTION [Re: Moparite] #3036262
04/23/22 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Moparite
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I need to spray a place on one of my Magnums


Are you spraying a small spot or a whole fender? Paint technology has come a long way since the days of Centari.




Paint technology may have come a long way but paint longevity has not. I've painted cars 30 years ago with Centari with hardener and the paint still looks great today. Try that with today's paint technology.


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