Self Etching Primer, 12 oz, Aerosol
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Duplicolor Self Etching Primer, 12 oz, Aerosol

Part No. DAP1690 Warranty  
Dupli-Color Self-Etching Primer etches and primes bare metal in one step, making it ideal to use as the first step in all automotive priming projects and for use on spot repairs. A high-quality formulation allows for maximum adhesion under all types of automotive finishes on plastics, fiberglass, bare steel, aluminum and stainless steel surfaces. Product Features: Features EZ Touch Fan Spray Nozzle, Helps Achieve Top Coat Uniformity, For Use On Pre-painted And Unpainted Surfaces, Sands Easily, Dry To Touch In 30 Minutes / Handle In 1 Hour, Use On Metal, Wood, And, Fiberglass Surfaces
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Applicator Type:Spray
Clear Top Coat Recommended:No
Color:Green
Compatible Surfaces:Metal; Plastic
Container/Package Size:12 oz
Container/Package Type:AEROSOL CAN
Contains Rust Inhibitors:Yes
Drying Time To Touch:Dry To Touch In 30 Minutes / Handle In 1 Hour
Drying Time-Cured/Complete:Dry To Touch In 30 Minutes / Handle In 1 Hour
Formulation:Lacquer
Interior/Exterior:Exterior
Primary Use:General Purpose
Sheen Level:Flat
Sound Deadening:No
Splatter Finish:No
Spray Nozzle Type:Fan/Oval Spray Pattern
Textured Finish:No

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DuplicolorSelf Etching Primer, 12 oz, Aerosol
 
4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (3)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home garage (5)
    • Automotive repair shop (3)

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    4.0

    Good product!

    By A-Ron

    from Schenectady NY

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Mechanic

    Verified Buyer
    Level 2

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable
    • Very Very Quick Dry

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Automotive Repair Shop
      • Home Garage

      Comments about Duplicolor Self Etching Primer, 12 oz, Aerosol:

      Great Product, works as described

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      (13 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great do it yourself product!

      By First Time Painter

      from Louisiana

      About Me First time truck painter

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Forgiving
      • Reliable

      Cons

      • No discountcase purchase

      Best Uses

      • All metal prep
      • Home Garage

      Comments about Duplicolor Self Etching Primer, 12 oz, Aerosol:

      Used product on a rusty 20 yr old truck. After sanding down to bare metal, product covered and smoothed out most of the scratches and imperfections. Was found easy to use by a first time painter of a vehicle.

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      (15 of 31 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great Product.

      By F-1 Man

      from Marion, Ohio

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Home Handman

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Quick drying
      • Reasonable Cost

      Cons

      • Runs easily
      • Several Coats Needed

      Best Uses

      • Home Garage

      Comments about Duplicolor Self Etching Primer, 12 oz, Aerosol:

      I used this as a primer on exterior aluminim trim that had faded badly. This primer ran easilly but was easy to sand out. I then sprayed with a good quality exterior spray on paint. Turned out great.

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      (14 of 29 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Nice surprise great Self-Etching primer

      By Resto Mark

      from Bluffton, SC

      About Me Home resto-man

      Pros

      • Great coverage
      • Nice flow on metal

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Automotive Repair Shop
        • Classic restoration items
        • Home Garage

        Comments about Duplicolor Self Etching Primer, 12 oz, Aerosol:

        I used the self-etching primer to refinish an outside door mirror for my muscle car. The mirror was chromed but old and pitted. I wanted to paint it to match the car's body color. I sanded first using 80 grit paper then with 180. That removed/smoothed the chrome enough to use the primer. Following can direction, I sprayed 3 light coats I waited 5 minutes between coat. Letting mirror dry for 8 hours the finish was fantastic. Pits and sanding scratches gone. Time to apply the top coat.

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        (47 of 71 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        best bang for buck

        By pappoose

        from picklemeat, louisiana

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Dallas cowboy fan, Love fishing football, Mechanic

        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Can Withstand Use
        • Compact Design
        • Dries fast and lays flat
        • Easy To Use
        • Good bond to aluminum
        • Reliable

        Cons

        • Only 12 oz

        Best Uses

        • After sanding aluminum
        • Automotive Repair Shop
        • Great prep for painting
        • Home Garage
        • Rust layer prevention
        • Upkeep

        Comments about Duplicolor Self Etching Primer, 12 oz, Aerosol:

        I sanded my aluminum boat with a grinder down to fresh aluminum not having to do much work as far as using this duplicolor after i sanded i noticed the swirls in the aluminum from the grinder but i used a bit rougher sanding pad to work faster after i sanded just use meguair car wash rubbed it down then rinsed dried then sprayed brake part cleaner to let that evaporate up then sprayed the duplicolor self etch primer and man she look professionally done it even took out the swirls from the grinder and laid flat no gloss strong or foul smell but this was for a aluminum flat application so i will be looking to stock up on it to i think it has a good spray nozzle to great product for prepping metal to paint

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          Can this be used on "chromed" plastic trim? I can not find anything to stick to it. I am changing the color of the trim.
          Asked on 2/28/2012 by JAC525 from Clarksburg, WV

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            A:

            This Duplicolor Point Etching Primer Part number DAP1690 is a high-quality formulation allows for maximum adhesion under all types of automotive finishes on plastics, fiberglass, bare steel, aluminum and stainless steel surfaces.

            Answered on 2/29/2012 by Steve from AAP
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