to SWP PrepRite Quick Seal; although I think that the Cover-Stain has a higher solids content. ash101, Aug 24, 2016 #6. Subsequently, question is, can I thin Zinsser Cover Stain? Cover-Stain is an excellent product that is versatile in both interior and exterior applications. Hi there! Discussion in 'The Pit Stop - General Paint Trade Discussion.' If Bulls Eye® 1-2-3 dries, use Zinsser BIN Brush Cleaner to remove dried paint on brushes. The problem is that the cover stain left HORRIBLE, thick brush marks! Suitable for both internal and external use. I know that many builders use rattle cans of Cover Stain, Bin or 123. I recently used my thinned down cover-stain to prime some french doors. Is there any downside to picking one of them, thinning it a smidge and then dipping? Ideal for interior / exterior use. Stain is designed to be used without thinning. Zinsser makes great products. I thinned it so I could apply a thin … up spills and drips with a rag soaked in mineral spirits or paint thinner. ! Airless spraying- use a 0.015” to 0.017” tip at 1800 to 2200 P.S.I. Yeah, in retrospect, I should have gone for the A-100. You can even use it to prime bare timber, meaning it’s a very versatile product and it something that as a decorator, I always have in the van. the stuff didn't level at all!! Professional painters use Cover-Stain for it wonderful application properties and versatility of use. started by Zim, Aug 23, 2016. APPLICATION & THINNING: AIRLESS SPRAY Follow manufacturer’s instructions when using spray equipment. I did a quick, light sanding with 220, tacked it down and applied a coat of Cover Stain, and then finished with two coats of Muralo semi. I saw your question and used the answers below and the results were fabulous! Was my first time using shellac at all I have been a lot of woodworking but always use urethane or lacquer finishes recently got into using oil instead of stain and I used the French polishing method (a wad of cheese cloth wrapped tightly in a peicee of old tee-shirt) and I cut it half denatured … Multi-applicable solvent-based stain-blocking primer and sealer. Cleanup –Clean up spills and drips with a rag soaked in mineral spirits or paint thinner. Zinsser Coverstain : what am I doing wrong? I always thin it with white spirt, never had any problems with the performance. ZINSSER® COVER STAIN® ... Cover Stain is designed to be used without thinning. BIN should not be thinned with mineral spirits. Thinning– If thinning is necessary add no more than 10 % clean water and stir thoroughly. Thinning – COVER STAIN High Hide Oil-Base is designed to be used without thinning. If spills or drips have dried use paint remover. Tess Rigby likes this. Cover-Stain is also available as an aerosol for spot work and priming small objects. Paintable in only 2 hours. Touch dry in 45 minutes and re-coat in 2 hours. Developed in 1985, Cover-Stain is the only interior/exterior primer, sealer, stain sealer and bond coat that dries for recoat in only one hour. Zinsser Cover Stain is an oil-based stain block, sealer and adhesion primer. I know that the manufacturer probably would tell me not to do it but what I am wondering is how thinning cover-stain adversely affects it ability to do its job. I just finished a trim only job in which the trim was a dark stained wood coated with a poly. When I bought the stuff, it was a Sunday and the local SWP wasn't open. It seems to me there is a lot of overspray, wasted material and expense in this route. Cover Stain is designed to be used without In this regard, can you thin Zinsser BIN Primer? 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