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Foam or nap roller for bottom paint?

To get 3 wet/2 dry mil and a smooth surface. Trinidad Pettit SR.

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I'm using Pettit SR 40, I like to use foam rollers.

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Everyone I've talked to used 1/8" foam rollers and added a little (very little) thinner to the paint. I just finished my project and wasn't very happy w/ the finish. Next time I'll sand the barrier coat smooth, then roll and tip the bottom paint.

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