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Old 12-06-2012, 05:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Synar View Post
The reason red is more expensive is because the pigments used to make red are the most expensive. Paint is basically pigments suspended in liquid and those red pigments cost the most to manufacture. Also it does not cover properly, you need several coats to cover properly. You can save a bit on paint, for example for a bright red you may prime white first or black for a darker red colour.
We were told by paint reps for years that they used gold pigments in red paint.
In any case, you're right... Reds use the most expensive components.
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