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"The Coatings Alliance, a group of independent paint dealers from across the US and Canada. Developed after decades of listening to the needs of our customers, C2 was born of our commitment to providing you with everything you wanted in a paint brand. We are the designers, chemists, marketers, manufacturers, distributors, and front-line sales people, which enables us to provide unmatched value in every can of C2. The independent retailer from whom you purchase C2 paints is a partner in our company, with a vested interest in bringing you the latest and best paint formulations."....

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I love C2 paints and primers...really nice to work with, but $50+/gallon and not sold anywhere near me
 

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Not Ben Moore
Though the independent retailers around here can carry C2 along side BM (and a few do), and I've had H/Os insist that C2 was BM, but it has absolutely nothing to do with BM
 

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Hi Guys!
I work at a C2 retailer in Fargo, ND...
(a LOOONG way from most of you I'd guess!)

Yeah, it's a completely independant company, formed by exec's, etc. from other paint companies who wanted to "make their own top-notch brand, & keep it out of the "big-boxes"!

The C2 group decides who can carry C2...they "don't let everybody in" so to speak! Pretty hefty up-front fee too, but each retailer IS then an owner in the company.

Most of the stores are out East; a half-dozen in the Midwest; and a few on West-Coast; and some in Canada. Waaaay up here in Fargo, we've got quite a moat around us...closest retailers to US are Green-Bay & Chicago. To our "west", Denver is closest.

It IS a beautiful paint to apply! ZERO spatter. Primers are awesome. The C2-One primer was built to be better than Zin123. I don't like the 123 smell...the C2-One hardly smells at all! The C2000 WBP (WallBoard Primer) is another very good Interior primer for general use, and bare drywall. These 2 primers look as good as finish coats of a top-notch Flat.

Faron
 

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Chrisn & Co.,
I wish there was some free stuff! They do have 1-pint "samplers" of Interior Eggshell for $8.99. Some stores may have them for $7.99; otherwise, Qts. are ~$14.99. Gallons avg. $40-$46, depending on sheen & tint-base.

They took dead-aim at BM & SW's best stuff with C2.

Another cool C2 thing...the paint-chips (even the little ones) are actual paint in the Eggshell sheen! The BIG sample sheets avg. ~ $5.99.

You're out East...Most of the C2 retailers are out there! Do a dealer-search at www.c2color.com.

Faron
 

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"C2" Lady...

This was kinda cute today...

A nice lady was in today (in her 60's I'd say...) with rolled-up plans for either a re-model or a new home. One of our Decorators was helping her get some initial plans/colors decided.

I kinda recognized her from a month earlier. She had started some painting then...and I made some C2 for her.

It was so funny/cute! She was just (pleasantly!) raving about how nice this paint was to use...She "Just loved it...It doesn't spatter at all...!", etc. She's gonna be buying a bunch more C2! In the spring, they're gonna be getting some C2 Exterior too:) !

Sounds like the kinda gal you'd love painting for!

Faron
 
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