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Is there a special techinque to useing these things?

They dont hold paint for crap. On doors or certain trim I find myself using nap roller or brush to lay on the paint then back roll it with the foam roller to lose the texture.
 

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I used some to paint kitchen cabients. Nice smooth finish. Although I have used them for poly, I don't really like it that much. It does put on alot of product quickly, but I tend to get alot of bubbles that need more attention.
When I use them for poly, I do brush everything out.
 

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The Shur Line pads are actually great for getting a "tipped off" look over a wide area. They can create a very consistent texture. The down side is that you're not really applying much finish so it's not great as an applicator.
 

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I find that foam rollers are very good for oil based paint to do railings, lintels over windows, metal fences, etc. but I always thin the paint down to get the best results.
 
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