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  1. Painting & Finish Work
    Hi all. I am painting exterior steel. I would like to use a Xylene based primer and a Mineral Spirits based topcoat. Will there be a problem using the different primer and paint solvents? Can I prepare/clean the steel with Denatured Alcohol or should I use the Xylene? Thanks. -The only dumb...