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Old 11-26-2006, 06:31 PM   #1
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Kilz Or Zinsser?


just a simple question, with a simple answer

if you are in a situation where you would typically need to use one of these, which would you grab off the shelf?
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Old 11-26-2006, 06:44 PM   #2
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Re: Kilz Or Zinsser?


Zinsser makes a lot of different primers. Which one am I voting for?

Anyways, all of Zinsser's products are better than Kilz, so I voted.

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Zinsser makes a lot of different primers.
Over a dozen that I can think of
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Kilz is getting Killed in this poll. 11-0 when I voted.
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Kilz makes a half dozen products that I know of
They all suck except for Original Kilz
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Kilz makes a half dozen products that I know of
They all suck except for Original Kilz
And I'd pick BIN over that any day.
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Yea definatly zinsser. Ive always used either coverstain or 123. Has anyone ever used fastprime or fastprime 2. If so, what the heck is the differance. And besides extremly bad stains or fire damage, what is the advantage of BIN.
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Yea definatly zinsser. Ive always used either coverstain or 123. Has anyone ever used fastprime or fastprime 2. If so, what the heck is the differance. And besides extremly bad stains or fire damage, what is the advantage of BIN.
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Yeah, like Ken says, it smells real good.
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And I'd pick BIN over that any day.
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Kilz covers anything! Zinsser is watery!

Naw just joking I always pick Zinsser cause it sticks to almost everything without sanding (silicone, and grease is the only thing I can think of that it doesn't stick to.)

But the only thing I would like to see is for Zinsser 1-2-3 to be more of a high hiding primer.
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ok, someone voted kilz--who is the mysterious one?

C'mon with a 26-1 vote....you just have to let us know
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ok, someone voted kilz--who is the mysterious one?

C'mon with a 26-1 vote....you just have to let us know
Usually, the one who first asks "Who farted?", is the one who did it.... so Paintguy... did you do it?
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I'm wondering if the paint co's. are tracking this site. Maybe they were the sole vote.
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Usually, the one who first asks "Who farted?", is the one who did it.... so Paintguy... did you do it?
nope...I'm a zinsser guy all the way---

on another note---trust me, when I let it rip, you'll know it--goes something like this...

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I feel bad for Kilz at this point, I mean.. we all still say "just kilz it" still... heh
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If your scraping off peeling paint on plaster walls, Zinsser's pigmented shellac [which around here we call bulls-eye] is used to seal off the patch area before patching, many times will blister after the patch is applied. That's why I would use Kilz or another oil based sealer, over a shellac based sealer. Shellac just won't hold out the moisture...
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yeah, so I usually use BIN when needed. I was in SW yesterday and they gave me a gallon of SW shellac to try---on the house. You think they want me to switch over?
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Zinn's the ####!! I like the oil and sometimes use the waterbased. Kilz is too smelly for interiors and isn't supposed to be used on exteriors as it's too brittle.

I made the mistake of letting a contractor talk me into using Kilz II on some interior door repaints. What a mistake, the stuff scratched off with the slightest abrasion.

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