Originally Posted by ducnut
I never use lacquer-based paints, because of their tendency to "fish eye". Nor do I ever use "all in one" products, as you've linked. I believe in products specific for their purpose. If it's going to be applied to anything with a chance of oily residue, Krylon is guaranteed to "fish eye", even if you pre-clean with lacquer thinner.
BTW, Rustoleum has a "farm equipment" line and their Old Caterpillar Yellow is a perfect match for Hustler. I painted my flex forks with it. They offer an Allis Chalmers Orange and don't know if that'd match your Scag.
I won't be using the Krylon as a primer…I use actual primer for that. "Fish eye" is caused by improper surface preparation and contaminants getting into the finish before it fully cures.
Thanks for the tip on the Rustoleum "Old Caterpillar Yellow".
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