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Topic: what paint would stay on rainboots?  (Read 1029 times)
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« on: January 16, 2007 12:06:30 AM »

like on that rubber?
what type of pant?
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« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2007 01:15:05 AM »

I'm so glad you asked that question, because I have the same question.

My fiance bought me two rainboots for the winter holidays.  One pair is gray with white skulls and black trim.

The other are solid green, somewhere between "avocado" and "spring" greens.  I felt so proud of myself when he said "you're so crafty, you can make those superrad!"

Yeah, if only I knew the best kind of paint.  I'm thinking maybe krylon's paint for plastics, or maybe their "latex" paint.

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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2007 03:15:42 AM »

i want to paint some for my neices and a pair for myself i saw the cutest frog ones but they were 30 bucks  Shocked
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2007 09:20:48 PM »

please help Huh
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2007 09:35:02 PM »

I've never actually tried it, but I'd guess acrylic. It seems to stick to just about everything and never come off. You might need to prepare the surface in some way before painting, though. I hear light sanding will do the trick.
Maybe do a bit of an experiment on some wee kid boots, cause they'd be loads cheaper?

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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2007 07:31:32 PM »

thanks so much im going to try that Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2007 02:15:30 AM »

Wow, it seems like everyone is wanting to revamp some gumboots! I have been yearning for some crazy gumboots to wear on those awesome rainy days...

Tell us how they turn out?

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