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PROJECT: Green Dragon | major delay | Updated 10/2

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Acid Burn, 12 May 2004.

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Should I Insert an engraved window in my front door?

Poll closed 7 Jun 2004.
  1. Yes! Yes! Yes!

    27 vote(s)
    61.4%
  2. No... just bondo the door smooth

    17 vote(s)
    38.6%
  1. Leeum

    Leeum What's a Dremel?

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    Good on you making that decision mate, you must be 100% happy with what you've done or everytime you look at your finished mod you'll wish you did it right :D Keep it up.
     
  2. Acid Burn

    Acid Burn ..look but don't touch..

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    Wohoo! We have passed reply nr 500! :D


    ok then I'll apply one more coat of black :) the orange peel will be wet sanded away so it's flat...

    yeah leeum, I think it's important that I'm happy with the paint or else I will regret it... I could continue to spray the door, but since I have allready
    sprayed 19 coats or something, I think it would take a whole lot of paint...
     
  3. henson0115

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    this case is sooo gd carnt wait to see it finished keep it up
     
  4. theagent

    theagent What's a Dremel?

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    mod on my friend, mod on
     
  5. bullfrog

    bullfrog What's a Dremel?

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    Looking very good for your first mod, im also busy with my first mod, check it out in my sig. I read through your whole post, it took me about 5 hours. But it was worth it. Me want more precious updates.

    Mod on :dremel: !!!!!!!!!!
     
  6. R@Mo

    R@Mo What's a Dremel?

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    Sweet paint job!! Mod on!! :dremel:
     
  7. Atarax

    Atarax What's a Dremel?

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    I Like The Gragon Etchings
     
  8. Da Dego

    Da Dego Brett Thomas

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    :dremel: on, dude, :dremel: on.

    I am so looking forward to seeing this one done. The whole thing has been filled with original ideas and near professional attention to detail (*ahem* etching *ahem*).
     
  9. Acid Burn

    Acid Burn ..look but don't touch..

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    thanks a lot for all the great response!

    but right now I'm very worried.. because I have now sprayed the top panel one more time. and this time it turned out grey and mate just like the side door! I just can't understand what's happening! i have sprayed with aproximately the same amount of paint each time, and all the previous times it turned out better and better (more and more shiney).

    I'm going out now to check if the last layer turned out the same way... I really hope it's shiney again!!!!
     
  10. Acid Burn

    Acid Burn ..look but don't touch..

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    damn! I have checked the paint and it was mate gray where it was dry! I have applied another layer now. does anyone have any idea of what the mate gray might be a result of?
     
  11. m0s

    m0s What's a Dremel?

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    Love How your mod is turning out :)
    Another ├╝bercool scandinavian project ;)
     
  12. paradigmqc

    paradigmqc What's a Dremel?

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    ... look at the mine, I work until 5 week on the front panel :

    !
    [​IMG][​IMG] :rock: :rock: :rock: :rock:
     
  13. Acid Burn

    Acid Burn ..look but don't touch..

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    thanks... that helped... :eyebrow: can`t figure out what`s wrong with my paint.. any suggestions?
     
  14. infoworx

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    I m not an expert in painting but i think you should sand a bit the surface where the grey is ( very low grit ) and retry again.. an other thing.. shake your can of spray for 1-2 mins , i once had the same prob . Hope i helped you.. :rolleyes:
     
  15. Acid Burn

    Acid Burn ..look but don't touch..

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    now that is a honest try. thank you very much! when I think of it... I think I didn't bother to shake the can for more that 10 sec.. I have applied another thick coat now. and I shook the can for atleast 1,30 mins.
     
  16. Acid Burn

    Acid Burn ..look but don't touch..

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    Paint is healed!!

    Yes!!! the gloss is back! and now it's better than ever!! since just shaking the can worked on the top I'm gonna try it on the door aswell. man what a great day this is for my computer! first I got to cahnge from Visual basic programming to C++ programming at school. then the internet speed came back (3,3 mbit) and now the paint is turning out great! :D

    when my mom and dad comes home from france I'll post a picture of the primed dragon door :)
     
  17. paradigmqc

    paradigmqc What's a Dremel?

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    I've got some problem with reflection thing , you can see the reflection uis not equal :
    [​IMG]


    There's no paint on my front panel, just primer, btw you can check what it does with the first coat on the side panel :
    [​IMG]


    How?
    1- Bondo the surface
    2- Sand it with 80 or 100 sand paper
    3- Put water on your surface (to see if there is any problem)
    4- Sand it with 220 paper (to correct any "line" made by 80paper)
    5- Put water on your surface, if there's no imperfection go to point 6, else go to 1
    6- Sand your bondo with 400 or + paper to make it very sweeeet.
    7- Put a primer on it
    8- Sand the primer with 1000 sand paper
    9- Another coast of primer
    10- Sand it with 1000 sand paper.
    11- If you want put another coat, else paint it
    12- Second coat of paint
    13- Put any clear or wax on it.
    14- Have fun with your mirror paint !

    :clap:

    Any question ( mrbigplow@hotmail.com ) Happy to help u

    I know my english suck hard ! :blush:
     
  18. Acid Burn

    Acid Burn ..look but don't touch..

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    i know that.... the problem was the fading paint... but since it's fixed now, there ain't no problem anylonger.. :D
     
  19. infoworx

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    i'm glad it helped .. :) i guess
     
  20. Acid Burn

    Acid Burn ..look but don't touch..

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    Gloss update

    Now here are some pics of the gloss as it is now. thanks for the help infoworks :)


    you can see the "orange peel" quite well... but this will be sanded down before i apply the clear coat.
    [​IMG]

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    just a pic of the primed dragon door so you can see how it looks when everything is in the same color...
    [​IMG]

    My parents are going to norway tomorrow, and they bring the camera with them, so I can't take any pics untill sunday.
     

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