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NJGuy

04:50AM | 02/25/03
Member Since: 01/29/03
4 lifetime posts
I applied the aging over 2 coats of Benjamin Moore semi-gloss. After my other horrrific experiences with Rappl Lauren paints, I was understandably reluctant to use his semi-gloss as the base. My paint store assured me the Benjmain Moore would work just as well. I belive them...I still do...and don't try to convince me otherwise. I'm now having the room papered professionally. When I was at the paint and wallpaper store, I related my story to the person there who was helping me select the paper. She said she couldn't even count the number of times people had come in complaining about, and totally frustrated and disgusted with, the Ralph Lauren products. She said professionals wouldn't even use them. I stand by my opinion. They're garbage.

MrPaint

03:29PM | 02/25/03
Member Since: 02/03/03
196 lifetime posts
NJGuy........opinions are like elbows - everyone has at least two.

You are entitled to yours.

I wonder why I have been able to do these techinques successfully time after time over the last two years......and yet you and others cannot?

Practice.....patience.....ability to follow directions? Hard to say for sure?

My opinion is that RL is not garbage - The specialty finishes do work - the broadwall is some of the best paint out there - the colors are great!

Mr. Paint

dandy

04:40AM | 02/13/04
Member Since: 02/12/04
1 lifetime posts
I had lots of problems with this paint. First of all, the instructions are poor, I have 3 gallons that say apply in 28x28 patterns, 2 gallons that say 18x18 patterns. The RL video shows 28x28 with v stroke, Home depot hand out 18x18 with v stroke. Its no wonder we have problems with it. Custemer rep says it should not be applied in the winter when humidity is low however nowhere in their literature does it say this. All in all this product is a waste of time and money.

RVK5468

06:06AM | 10/20/06
Member Since: 10/19/06
1 lifetime posts
I just purchased a gallon of paint with the texture roller for river rock. It is going on a wall that has been respackled and has 2 coats of primer. Will 1 gallon be enough to cover. Need imput on pros and cons of this paint.

2) is this paint moisture proof (going in bathroom) and if not, what would you apply over it to seal from moisture thanks

BV006294

05:54PM | 11/16/14
Do not waste your money on Ralph Lauren textured paint. It is simply impossible to work with to get a streak free finish. Gave up after four coats and over $100 for one wall using their overpriced rollers and the overlapping w technique. Impossible. Flawed and overpriced product. Next!
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