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I have a few GE panel covers that got beat up a little bit during shipping. Have any of you guys had any luck touching up with a rattle can or small brush? Any specific brand/color of paint to use? Thanks.
 

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I have a few GE panel covers that got beat up a little bit during shipping. Have any of you guys had any luck touching up with a rattle can or small brush? Any specific brand/color of paint to use? Thanks.

I have seen a few guys redo them, didn't look bad.
 

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I’ve used the Benjamin Moore "Dover Grey" quick dry spray paint for indoor panels and covers before and it looked great. I don’t use GE, so they may be different, but it was a near perfect match to the OEM color on them. Just be sure not to spray paint over any of the factory labels.
Some guys would argue that painting a panel or cover somehow violates the listing, but to that I say scratches and surface rust are not part of the listing either.
 

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I have a few GE panel covers that got beat up a little bit during shipping. Have any of you guys had any luck touching up with a rattle can or small brush? Any specific brand/color of paint to use? Thanks.
There was a spray paint available from the suppliers years ago.

I believe it was G.E. Glyptal Grey. Maybe I have that spelled wrong!

Is this product still available?

I have not seen it in many years!

OR, am I that old? :001_unsure:
 

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It is easier just to paint the whole cover than try and match a paint.
 

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Personal opinions of manufacturers are irrelevant in my position. My job is to install, make everything operate according to spec, and not look like sh*t. I have no problems with GE. Thanks for the info guys.
 

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Last cover i got from GE was so dented up and mangled I made them send out a new one. Box was in pristine shape though so it left the factory looking that way.
 

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Whenever I get a damaged panel or it doesn't meg out, I immediately call my supplier and exchange it. He can send me all the paint or replacement parts in the world, but I am buying a brand new piece of equipment and I expect it to be perfect.
 
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