Originally Posted by foxacho
Support your local PB shop or field, by telling them what your plans are and what kind of paint you are looking to buy and have them buy it for you at a discount. Most distributors/manufacturers won't sell to you unless you meet their dealer criteria i.e business license or brick mortar.
Additionally if you pay by the skid they might let you pick up a little at a time, so you don't have to store it, and you don't have to deal with any shipping damage issues.
Plus if you go through a established store they might be able to score a better deal.