Model # 182769

Internet #202041174

Rust-Oleum Professional 1-Gal. Flat Rusty High-Performance Metal Primer-DISCONTINUED

Discontinued Rust-Oleum

Professional 1-Gal. Flat Rusty High-Performance Metal Primer-DISCONTINUED

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Product Overview

The Rust-Oleum Professional 1-gallon Flat Rusty High-Performance Metal Primer is suitable for application on most interior or exterior metal surfaces and is ideal for commercial environments. The enamel primer offers corrosion resistance and helps protect surfaces from damage due to exposure to the elements.

  • Apply with brush, roller or sprayer on most metal surfaces in heavy-duty and commercial environments; suitable for use indoors or outdoors
  • Durable, corrosion-resistant enamel
  • Provides excellent coverage, hiding and color retention
  • Helps protect against the elements
  • Fast-drying formula
  • Actual paint colors may vary from on-screen and printer representations
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Application Method
Brush,Paint Sprayer,Roller
Coating Product Category
Color Family
Browns / Tans
Mildew Resistant
Paint Product Type
Metal Primer
Paint/Stain Key Features
No additional features
Substrate/Surface Use Type
UV Resistant

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
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Customer Questions & Answers

what is the best metal primer for a front door that gets LOTS of sun exposure?

Asked by: Anonymous
good metal primer has zinc chromate in it to prevent rust.
Answered by: WinterWoodworks
Date published: 2015-09-17

I just ordered Rust-Oleum Rusty Metal Primer from you and it arrived today...

Everywhere I read on line it said that it worked really good on most rusty metals.. Just before opening a can I read the directions and it said NOT to use it on galvanized metal. I just sunk because I was ready to start applying it to a galvanized building. No where did I see on line that it said not to use it on galvanized metal. Why in world would it keep saying it was good on most rusty metals, but not say except galvanized? Now I have to figure out how to return it and I can't even lift the box with 4 gallons in it. Do you have any suggestions on how to return it and what I should use instead?
Asked by: Anonymous
We certainly apologize for the misunderstanding regarding what surfaces the product can be applied to. We will relay your feedback to the Rust-Oleum teams. As for returning it, please contact Home Depot directly.
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2015-09-17

Does this primer come in 5 gallon buckets? If so, how much and do you ship it? Does it come in brown and how do you specify the color you want on line

Asked by: Anonymous
I order the single gallons on line. It usually shows up quickly and I can return the unused cans to my local Home Depot. more than two gallons has always gotten me free shipping.
Answered by: Mike
Date published: 2015-09-17

Does this primer come in 5 gallon buckets? If so, how much and do you ship it?

I need this (Rust-Oleum Professional 1-Gal. Flat Rusty High-Performance Metal Primer) to prime an old rusty galvanized metal building and I might get by with 5 gallons, plus two 5 gallon buckets of a top coat, so that's getting pretty expensive. What kind of a top coat would you suggest?
Asked by: Anonymous
Sorry, but Model # 182769 does not come in a 5 gallon option. It can be top coated with our High Performance Enamel,
Answered by: Rust-OleumSupport
Date published: 2015-09-17
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Customer Reviews

Professional 1-Gal. Flat Rusty High-Performance Metal Primer-DISCONTINUED is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The very best in Oil Based Primers... This Primer has a high VOC's rated at 400, That is what you want unless u want to paint your house every 5-years, The higher the VOC (Rating), The better. I have been using this primer of 32 years now, again it is the best for wood and clean and rusty metals.. Look, Please lets Not get into the EPA issues, I just want to talk about this product, I have used Low VOC Paint and I DONT Like it nor will I use again!!!....
Date published: 2012-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This stuff is so durable! I used this on our tool shed which belonged to my dad (I'm 59 years old) So this "barn" as we call it has lasted an incredibly long time. We've painted it twice since we "inherited" it about 30 years ago. It was covered with rust back then. We wired brushed it, washed it with TSP and slapped Rustoleum Rusty-metal primer on it and it lasted for over 20 years. When we couldn't find the same product 8 years ago when we wanted to re-paint, we bought another brand that didn't look or work as well. We are happy to find this Rustoleum product again because we know it will outlast the other brand by a long shot. Hopefully it will be the last time in our lifetime we have to paint this shed. I trust this product and would definitely recommend it to anyone wondering how good it is. Oh, did I forget to don't have to paint over it. Just leave it as is. It works and looks great! PS: I guess we'll have to leave a message in our wills about what product to use to paint this long-lasting metal building so our children and grandchildren will know how to keep their inheritance looking good! :)
Date published: 2013-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great primer Mixed easily. Covers well. Good grip. Would buy again.
Date published: 2013-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best darn primer I have ever used on rusty corral pipe. Covers in one coat. Easy to roll on and takes paint very well.
Date published: 2013-06-19
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