On Sun, 21 Dec 2003 22:30:12 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
We needed to paint our porch the same color as our new sidings and
took the sample of siding to Lowe's for them to match. The clerk waved
the sample in front of whatever little scanner they use and it was
mixed in about ten minutes. He then smeared a sample of the paint on
to our siding sample. In five minutes when the paint dried you
couldn't tell where the paint had been daubed on.
I'd say it was a good match. <g>
"...What they say, don't believe;
Every hope needs room to breathe.
Show me where it says
I can't keep dreamin'.
Ain't no law that says
I can't keep dreamin'..."
.....Rupert Holmes, "Show Me Where It Says"
Just from experience, I've noticed that what looks like a good match indoors
under fluorescent lighting and outdoors on a sunny day aren't always the
same thing. Especially after the paint has dried or aged or whatever it is
after a few weeks.
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