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Repairing a chip in stovetop enamel


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Repairing a chip in stovetop enamel

Chuckles the Clone | Jul 10, 2008 10:38 AM

I managed to get about a 1/2 inch chip in the white enamel on my stovetop.
Down to the metal. Last time this happened a few years ago, I found some
"enamel repair" paint in a tiny fingernail-polish-sized jar at the hardware store
for an insane price (like $10 or something that worked out to be about a half
zillion dollars a gallon). It worked great and I managed, with careful masking,
application, sanding, to make the previous chip vanish.

I've long lost the old bottle of stuff and before I go buy another I'm wondering
if there are alternatives? Like, is it just standard white Rustoleum paint in those
little jars? Is there better stuff to use? Any application techniques better than

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