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Old 07-16-2010, 11:11 AM   #1
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Krylon Fusion vs Rustoleum for Plastics

This is all my opinion of course. Thought it might help others out to know my experience with these two paints.

I used Krylon Fusion to paint the lower part of my back bumper. Went on even and smooth. No running or bubbling. Fast drying. Little to no sanding needed.

I used Rustoleum for Plastics on the front lower grill. Took several coats to get it to stick. Had to do ALOT of sanding to get it looking nice. Didn't dry near as fast at the Fusion. Just was not at all as user friendly as the Krylon Fusion.


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Old 07-16-2010, 09:05 PM   #2
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agreed, kyrllon fusion is absolutely great
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For my interior plastic parts I used Duplicolor adhesion promoter and Duplicolor Vinyl and Fabrics paint.
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Krylon is the Devil.
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I was waiting for you to say something......

IMO not a fan of duplicolor, it seems to fade and doesn't apply all that well.

of course that's not relevant because I've used neither mentioned product.

guess I shall do that then.
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Krylon is the Devil.
Why do you say that? To me it was a much easier paint to work with. Went on very smooth and no sanding expect in a few small spots. With the rustoleum it seemed like I spent hours trying to get it sanded smooth.
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I say that because Rust Oleum pays my bills I am a Rust Oleum Sales Rep for Northern California.

I'm glad the Krylon worked out for you, but your comparing paint used on two difference surfaces.
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i like the rustoleum universal paint sticks to anything
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I say that because Rust Oleum pays my bills I am a Rust Oleum Sales Rep for Northern California.

I'm glad the Krylon worked out for you, but your comparing paint used on two difference surfaces.
They were both used on the same car....front bumper and back bumper. Both surfaces were prepared exactly the same way. Both done in the same conditions. I will say, I really like the Rust Oleum Lens Tint. Worked really good on my tail lights as well on some of my chrome pieces. The clear coat is very nice too. Just didn't care for the Paint for Plastics.
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They were both used on the same car....front bumper and back bumper. Both surfaces were prepared exactly the same way. Both done in the same conditions. I will say, I really like the Rust Oleum Lens Tint. Worked really good on my tail lights as well on some of my chrome pieces. The clear coat is very nice too. Just didn't care for the Paint for Plastics.
I'm not here to promote Rust Oleum over Krylon.

The front lower grill is a different surface than the black lower part of the rear bumper. The grill is a plastic that doesn't take paint well at all, the black lower part of your bumper is paint.
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