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Modding Painting Controllers?

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Darkwisdom, 4 Feb 2017.

  1. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    Basically I want to apply a bit of flair to a controller or two, and maybe a plastic case. Painting isn't the problem, but I want a super shiny clear coat that's suitable for handling. Does anybody know of what I would need for this. I have the skills, I just don't really know of the best brands and jargon when it comes to it.
     
  2. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Most of the how-tos i've seen have used something along the lines of this in terms of clear coat on the finished controller.
     
  3. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    I was looking at that exact product, but I don't know what the finish is like. I assume it'd require curing for a few days.
     
  4. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Nicked from elsewhere but i think this is roughly how the end result turns out -

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  5. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    Ah, looks alright actually. I might get some and try with a crappy piece first.
     
  6. Spaceraver

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    Remember to sand wet between coats to get rid of orange peel.. Polish to a shine after..
     

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