Originally Posted by kazetsukai
Thanks guys, if that's the case so be it, just as long as I wasn't screwing it up somehow.
Enamel paint first dries (loses the solvent), then cures. Curing is an oxidation process and takes 2-4 weeks, longer if the paint is thicker.
I think the lakes and ponds in New Hampshire are still in ice-out! You need low humidity and 70 degree temps for fastest cure time.