Where to get exteriot flat (matte) paint

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Im looking for something like Orange, Green, Blue, Red etc in a rattle can, not just camo colors. Also need a metal etching primer in a rattlecan if anyone knows of such a thing. Thanks

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There are places that mix paint, and will put it into an spray can for you. There is a Napa in MN that does this, so check around. I do not see how adding a flattening agent to the paint would be that big of a deal. Not too sure about etching primer, but I am sure that anything can be done, for the right money!

Good luck!

Let us know what you find out!
 
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Go to Home Depot or Lowes, even Walmart, and look through the spray paint. There's a number of flat, satin, and various texture finishes available.... it is crazy. Check the manufacturer's webpages for the whole spectrum. You can buy the self etching primer in cans, I have a couple out in the garage.... don't know the name, let me know if you need it.

Duplicolor and Plasticote both make a beliner in a spray can these days... used that on the runner. Decent stuff, but there is better.
 
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Hammerite! is thicker than regular paint, not glossy but not flat either. I was trying to find the url for them but I wasn't able, if you do a search on google you can find a few places than sell it though.

I personally haven't done it myself but there are a few cruisers I've seen with it and it looks good, I am using durabak on mine sometime next week. :D
 
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I've found self etching primer at my local auto supply store (Smyth Automotive) and they can also flatten any color add flatener and put it in a spray can for a decent price. Guy i know rattled his whole jeep a flat navy blue this way and it looks good for the $$$.
 
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Cool, thanks guys. I checked with my local auto parts store and they do have a metal etching primer in both spray and quart contaviners, but no flat colors other than the basic krylon stuff. I will try the local paint store next to see if they can put it in cans. I had previously checked for it in cans there, but they did not have anything.

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