A solvent-based exterior primer specially designed to provide maximum performance through a faster drying and higher-hiding formulation. In addition to superior resistance to extractive bleeding and moisture problems, this 100% alkyd primer dries in a fraction of time compared to traditional linseed oil-based primers and facilitates the application of a quality finish coat within just a few hours. Makes an ideal base coat for all types of solid stains and paints and will yield outstanding results on siding, decks, shingles, plywood, and on both smooth or rough-sawn surfaces. It is also suited for application over previously oil-based stained or painted surfaces. This product has exceptional adhesive properties and can be applied immediately to new, dry, unseasoned, mill-glazed (smooth) siding and on extractive prone hardwoods. Covers approximately 400 to 500 sq. ft. per gallon on smooth surfaces or 150 to 250 sq. ft. per gallon on rough surfaces. White and gray may be tinted with up to 4 fl. oz. per gallon of of universal colorant per gallon. Neutral base primer must be tinted with up to 12 fl. oz. per gallon. Banned in most territories. Refer to SKU 781185 for VOC compliant primer. Banned item in California.