There were paints and colors mentioned, and I am guessing that Black Widow and Cream & Sugar were "invented" after that thread was made. Are these two colors I mentioned a pretty good upgrade from the one mentioned in the sticky? :scratchhead:
Yes, Black Widow and Cream&Sugar came later. IMO, both of these mixes would be a step up in performance from a regular One Can Solution (OCS) paint such as Sherwin-Williams Soothing White, True Value Winter Mist or Winter Mountain.
The main "problem" with mixes such as BW and C&S is that they must be mixed by the user at home, which isn't that hard, but if not done correctly can lead to a spotty screen; and since they contain reflective particles they might be a little bit more difficult to roll without leaving roller marks than a paint not having such particles.
Since I always spray my screens and test panels I haven't run into any rolling problems.
I use regular 1/8" hardboard, which is less than $7 a sheet. I cut the 4x8 foot sheet into eight approximate 1x4 foot sections. If you buy your hardboard at Lowe's or Home Depot they will cut it for you.
I then prime the panels with Kilz2 and let that dry at least overnight before spraying with whatever paint or mix I want to test.
A 2x4 or 2 1/2x4 panel would be a better test panel, but I'm cheap.:bigsmile:
So far, any problems with a mix, such as hot-spotting, has shown up using the smaller 1x4 panels.