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My pumpkin is being gone thru. I know the housing should be Red Oxide Primer. Does anyone sell a spray can paint similiar in color?
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Great!! Thanks for the reply. I'll pick some up tomorrow.
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Good to know...I was wondering what the color should be. I've got a center section to paint that I just bought.
 

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The Rustoleum rusty metal primer is pretty close.

If you are trying to be really anal be aware that the pumpkin should be a semi gloss - not a flat.
 

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Its a driver so I'm not that anal, but good to know. Thanks.
 

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On the Krylon website the only primer I saw that even came close was ruddy brown.

Also, it was my understanding that red oxide is a type of primer, not just a color. Regular primers are porous in nature and will allow moisture to penetrate... which equals rust down the road, wheras red oxide is a kind of primer that is not porous, ie, it does not need to be topcoated. I may be mistaken. I only bring this up because a lot of effort may be taken to clean and detail something to look correct or close to correct, and by picking a product based on color alone you may end up making more work for yourself down the road.

I would go with Rustoleum instead of Krylon with that in mind.
 
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