Can I marvel in the irony that your username is "tinmann" (tin man) and you're saying your too old to game because your joints are on their way out? I feel really terrible but this opportunity won't come again.
Plastidip is not like paint. It covers the material you are dipping, adding a large amount of thickness and whatever color of plastidip you use, it will be that color. Its like a large scale lamination.
Mine and I are in a love hate relationship at the moment. It knows it can play games with me right now because Im at midterms, but I think its calming down after I put new cad software on it and cleaned it out.