Painting roof drip edge?

I have metal (presumably aluminum) drip edge along the perimeter of my roof and will be priming and painting the fascia and drip edge tomorrow. The drip edge is currently painted drak brown and the new color is off-white. The house has already been pressure washed.
Do I need to sand the drip edge or rub it with steel wool prior to priming/painting, or will the primer (Sherwin Williams A100) stick well to the existing paint?
Thanks.
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snipped-for-privacy@aol.com wrote:

I doubt it's aluminum. More likely galvanized steel.

Make sure there's no loose paint, run some steel wool over it and I'd think it would be fine.
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on 8/10/2007 11:47 PM Rick Blaine said the following:

All the drip edge I've seen is baked enamel coated aluminum. But I'm in NY, I don't know what they use elsewhere.

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Not necessarily. Our 62 by 37 foot roof has Al. drip edge flashing, occasionally repainted white, in good shape after 37+ years in our close to the North Atlantic salty corrosive maritime climate. Of more concern might be all that acid rain that blows in from the Canadian and US mainland due to burning coal and also vehicle exhausts!
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True. I wasn't thinking of the coastal areas...
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"Of more concern might be all that acid rain that blows in from the Canadian and US mainland due to burning coal and also vehicle exhausts!"
And all that hot air from Michael Moore and Al Gore!!
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on 8/10/2007 10:10 PM snipped-for-privacy@aol.com said the following:

10 years ago I painted my white aluminum gutters (they had black streaks from the black asphalt roof) with latex paint with no preparation except a mild cleaning of the gutter. They are still in good shape with no chipping or flaking, or streaks. I suspect that the drip edges would be no different.
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