Which paint for inside stand?

Discussion in 'DIY' started by Klems, Nov 23, 2016.

  1. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    I am looking to paint the inside of my cabinet, should I go with KILZ2 water-based primer, or KILZ complete oil-based primer?
     
  2. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    Any opinions or other suggestions?
     
  3. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    It depends on the paint you want to use. If it's waterbased pain then use water based primer.
     
  4. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    I have used Kilz oil based for the inside of stands but in the end it will be your choice.
    I preferred oil based so the inner of the cabinet would be a bit more protected for an accidental spill or two but not for negligence; nothing would protect from that.
     
  5. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    Water based should be good.
    Protects fine against simple spills.
    If you have a long term leak, you are in trouble no matter what type of paint you use.
     
  6. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    I am going with Kilz premium oil based primer and then will use Rustoleum top side marine paint in grey for inside and black for the outside
     
  7. neuro

    neuro Webmaster

    I may be late to this, but my previous research on RC mentioned that people were using marine paint, which I wish I used:

    "The Duralux 1-qt. Sub-Trop Red Primer is high quality rust inhibiting primer for iron, steel or partially rusted galvanized surfaces. Recommended for use in light to moderate marine exposures where good chemical, corrosion and salt water resistance is required. Sub-Trop Red Primer is chromate free, using safe but highly effective rust inhibiting pigments that emulate the application properties and surface protection afforded by traditional red lead metal primers."
     
  8. Chromis

    Chromis Guest

    What is your cabinet made out of? Solid wood, MDF...?


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  9. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    Solid wood...2x4, 1x4, 1x6 and plywood
     
  10. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    First coats of primer done...
     

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  11. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    And now onto the inside of the cabinet...Rustoleum Top Side marine paint in battleship grey
     

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  12. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    Oooh battleship grey. Nice. It should look good with equipment. I wonder why the paint battleships that color.
     
  13. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    I figured that it was a dark enough color so that if I had some salt creep I could see it as opposed to a pure white....
     

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