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Modding Painting a case help

Discussion in 'Modding' started by zhangmaster12, 1 May 2007.

  1. zhangmaster12

    zhangmaster12 What's a Dremel?

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    Hi all, my antec p180B is a bit scratched up, and i want to fix it. i was thinking about how to paint the side panels so that it looks like the origonal brushed alu style

    Also, i need to paint the top, its also scratched. its plastic, is it possible to paint it a matte black? If so, how?

    Thanks all.
     
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  2. Hazardous

    Hazardous What's a Dremel?

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    bumfluff What's a Dremel?

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    There was a tutorial over on coolercases.co.uk in the forums where the guy painted his mouse, that is made of plastic.
     
  4. Fozzy

    Fozzy What's a Dremel?

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    You just need a primer that will adhere to plastic then pain on top of that. also sand the surface with 240grit to make a better surface.
     
  5. Techno-Dann

    Techno-Dann Disgruntled kumquat

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    On the side pannels, anyway, getting the black-anodized-brushed-aluminum look back will be rather tough with paint. If the scratches themselves aren't too bad, a black sharpie will get rid of the silver color and leave the grain visible.
     
  6. zhangmaster12

    zhangmaster12 What's a Dremel?

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    the scratches arent bad only a few, but i want to make them invisible. With a shrapie they are still faintly visible.

    thanks for teh replys
     
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    Krylon's Fusion Paints are made for painting plastic. You need to prep the plastic surface by cleaning it first with a degreaser spray like "Simple Green" or "409"

    If you wish to use an automotive touch-up spray instead, you must use Flexible Primer for your base coat first on plastics.

    (btw: "Self Etching" Primers are for Metal Surfaces)
     
  8. zhangmaster12

    zhangmaster12 What's a Dremel?

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    ty everybody
     

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