Best paint for metal stand

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  1. rhox

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    Hi I was wondering if anyone had some advice on what the best paint is to use on a metal tank stand? And what primer as well. It already has a thin primer on it so galvanising won't work. Thanks in advance.
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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    I have used hammer rite previously with good result
     
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    And primer?
     
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    I've just used Hamerite on mines as well. No need for a primer, just make sure the stand is clean & excessive rust & old paint is scrapped off. 2 coats & it'll look brand new!
     
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    Hammer rite has a built in primer
     
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    Ok kwl. I'm gona go with that then. Will clean it and then white hammerite till the blikkie is finished. Thanks for the advice
     
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    If you dont want to go the expensive galvanize route, hammerite will be perfect!
     
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    My friend already put a primer on so galvanising will be difficult and expensive. I think I'm going to go with the hammerite
     
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    When I made my aluminum roof rack blackI first did a hammerite primer before hammerite black paint.
    You need a primer for aluminum, but doubt your stand is from aluminum :tt2:
     
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    Lol no will post a picture when I'm done
     
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    Do a before and after
     
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