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Duratex or similar
« on: November 23, 2017, 01:19:17 PM »
Hey guys

I've been wanting to try Duratex paint on one of my subwoofer enclosures, but cannot find it anywhere in SA. If anybody knows where I could get it in the Western Cape area pls. Or if there is a similar product that I could use to give durability. I have the course mini roller that should give me that course effect.

Also, I have read that Duratex goes straight on to raw mdf without the need for sealing. It would b great if your recommendation could be applied without the need for sealing.

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Re: Duratex or similar
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2017, 01:31:53 PM »

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Re: Duratex or similar
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2017, 01:32:36 PM »
Hi

Can't help with Duratex, but I can recommend Dulux Supergrip for sealing MDF. It is a white acrylic and bonds perfectly with fillers such as Polyfilla, Spackle, etc. In fact, Supergrip is probably the only undercoat that will stick to glossy bathroom tiles - not that you would ever want to do it. The latter is just a side note.  :point:

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Re: Duratex or similar
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2017, 01:35:45 PM »
I painted my tenant's bathroom tiles after they managed to disfigure them.  The Supergrip worked 100%

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Re: Duratex or similar
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2017, 04:17:13 PM »
Thanx guys. I will have a look at the recommendations  :thumbs:

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Re: Duratex or similar
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2017, 08:28:59 PM »
example of speaker box finished with bakkie liner      real tough, textured     applied with smooth roller


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older neighbour down the street years ago showed me this set / pair  of in wall speakers he scored somewhere, and I built (sealed) cabs for them, used in his study for years.............did not sound half bad :)
He passed and they were returned to me

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Re: Duratex or similar
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2017, 09:13:45 PM »
Bought a litre of Durabak, gonna see how things go this weekend, weather permitting. Thanx Brian