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Old 02-17-2017, 09:14 AM
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Matrix Premium Base or PPG Shopline?

Anyone have experience with BOTH? I have two local paint stores, one carries PPG and the other has Matrix. A gallon of the Matrix Premium Base cost about twice as much as the PPG Shopline and is closer in cost to the Deltron. The PPG dealer told me he would have to mix the color I need in the Shopline for whatever reason. It is a 1968 color that was Enamel I believe. Anyway, does anyone with experience with both have a recommendation as to pros and cons of each. I'm not worried about the cost difference. I just don't want to buy the more expensive one just to find out the other was a better product even though it cost less.

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Forget both Matrix, and Shopline. If Matrix is that expensive, and an unknown, use the tried and true. Get with your PPG dealer, and have him compare price between Global, and DBC. Sometimes global is cheaper, and sometimes dbc is cheaper. Both are of good quality. I have zero experience with Matrix, but Shopline is only for stuff that nobody cares about and you just want to cover it with something. Might as well use RustOleum.
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The local PPG dealer "Painters Supply" in the Metro Detroit area looked up the paint code (1968 Mustang Interior color in Light Ivy Gold Poly) and told me it was originally an Enamel paint and he could get me that if I wanted. I asked him if he could make it in PPG Deltron BC/CC. He said no. He said he could make it in PPG's Shopline. The local Matrix dealer said he can cross reference the exterior colors but could not find the correct cross reference codes for the interior colors. TPC Global out of California said they can not make it in PPG Deltron but can in their house brand which is probably relabeled Shopline. I'll probably pick up a small amount of the Shopline and shoot it on a test piece. I'll post how it turn out.
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