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Paint info please


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Posted: Wed 24th Feb 2016, 8:24pm
Paint info please

I am in the process of building a 7 1/4 gauge railway around our garden but I need to sauce some paint, red for wood i.e discs on level crossing gates and red for metal i.e sand buckets. Do I need gloss or satin? And what colour names and brands do you guys recommend?

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Posted: Sat 18th Jun 2016, 6:55am

Gloss is likely to be more durable as rain will run off more easily. Preparation is the key (excuse the pun). Try yacht quality paint from a ship's chandler or any good qaulity paint.

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