Painting a Basketball Backboard

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by buckmasterson, Apr 9, 2005.

  1. buckmasterson

    buckmasterson Senior member

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    What type of paint should I use? What the heck is "composite" anyway? Is it like graphite, plastic?
     
  2. Yossarian

    Yossarian Lifer

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    fiberglass I think.
     
  3. jagec

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    "composite" is a vague term. It could mean fiberglass, carbon fiber, plywood, a number of things. I'm guessing carbon fiber, though.
     
  4. aeroguy

    aeroguy Senior member

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    Was it expensive? If it's not painted now is it black? Cabon fiber is black and expensive. Else it's probably fiberglass. I've done a lot of composite work, typically fiberglass cloth layed up with epoxy.

    Either way I'd use a lacquer-based primer and paint maybe?