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painting rocker after rust removal?

I have a spot on my rocker that was heavily rusted, pitted. I am cleaing the rust up with ospho at the moment.
Question is ,since the area is so small (1 1/2"X3" area) whats the least expensive solution for covering bare metal in this area.
buy a small sprayer and mix epoxy or is there some other type of Direct To Metal paint that I can use . I only need to cover this small area.
The area in question is on top of rocker leading into the cab.

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You won't find anything better than Epoxy but it will be hard to buy less than a quart unless there is someone around you who will sell you a small amount.

BTW, For a small area like that, you can brush it. Let it flash a few hours between coats. Most epoxies have a 72 hour pot life.

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Borrowing and brushing on a dab of epoxy would be great. If thats not an option, on a spot that small and that low on the vehicle, I might reach for something in a rattle can. Like self-etching primer. Its weak, some more than others. But there are catalyzed primer options for DTM applications in aerosols now too, that have hardener capsules inside. It all kinda depends on how critical the fix is as far as whats going over the top, and the existing finish.
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