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I am using 4" x 10' pvc to carry my rods on top of my truck,,,I would like to try to make the rod carrier look good and would like to paint the pvc to a similar color as my truck,,,I am not sure if I can even get paint to adhere to pvc,,,I know I have to rough the pvc but what type of paint would adhere to the plastic...any painters have any recomendations?,,,I guess I just could leave it white if the paint wont adhere,,,thanks, Scott.

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Krylon makes a paint called fusion that I have heard works. I have never used the stuff. Fusion is made to bond with plastic. Hope this helps.

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I,ve used regular Krylon with good results,sand it lightly with 120 grit,then wipe it clean with paint prep to clean and degrease. Good luck :D

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I have used the Krylon Fuzion with great results. Only major problem is the color selection is limited. otherwise just use sandpaper as mentioned above and start off with primer.

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You could also hit it with primer (after cleaning & sanding) them paint it any color you want. Be sure not to use bargain basement paints, get a decent exterior one.

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Well, I painted the pvc and think I made the mistake of not sanding the surface, so the paint is chipping slightly,,,going to throw another coat of paint on it,,,it looks good and will post a pic tomorrow of the finished product,,,matches my truck color and devised a pretty cool way of mounting it on my rack,,,used a couple bushings that I found at work that are used on our golf carts and a 2 bolts,,,can't see the mount and it looks like the pvc is just sitting on top of the rack,,,no straps,,,thanks for all the input on the painting :up: .

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