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post #11 of 20
post results when you finish.
post #12 of 20
I like the colors of the ad300/400/500/900



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Spray the OCN flame on the grills

I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with these, be sure to post lots of pics throughout the process!
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post #14 of 20
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AD300/500 does look quite appealing...

I would spray the OCN logo on them if I had any artistic talent whatsoever, but I don't.

Too bad there's no OCN plastic that lets you spray paint stuff on it to make the logo, know what I mean? Unless I created one...but I'm really not that creative/talented in that area.

Black on Black is still in my view though. I will post pics of the process (except the initial state, as I've already taken the pads off and by no means intend on putting them back on lolol.) I'm also gonna' call Audio Technica and see if they can send me new pads free.
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post #15 of 20
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Bad news. I tried to unscrew the ad700s with a very small Phillips, number 0, and its still too small. Any idea what size screw driver I need?

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post #16 of 20
Have you looked at eyeglass screwdrivers?
post #17 of 20
Phillips 00 or 000?

If you got a Harbor Freight nearby I would look pick up their small screw driver set.
    
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post #18 of 20
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Originally Posted by Iceman23 View Post
Have you looked at eyeglass screwdrivers?
TFB recommended that to me, lol. I tried to get these, but apparently I failed. I wonder if Lowes will take back opened screwdrivers lolol.

Was only 2 bucks anyway, still, that's 2 bucks saved.
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Phillips 00 or 000?

If you got a Harbor Freight nearby I would look pick up their small screw driver set.
Don't have that place near me and I was also recommended that place in OCN chat.

Also, any thoughts on whether I need a clear coat or do you think just a can of Matte Black will be good enough?

And should I use some sort of metallic paint for the grills or just use Matte Black on the grills as well or glossy black or what?
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post #19 of 20
Lowes will take back open packages. Have a good story in case they want to know why you are returning it. "not the right size" usually works.
If Lowes don't have the smaller ones, try Radio Shack.

Also, you do know that most of the work in painting these things is the prep work...right?
Doesn't really matter what you paint it if it' starts chipping off in a month or so. Clean rag, acetone, alcohol, and sandpaper or even a cheap sand gun will help the paint adhere on the aluminum. They anodize aluminum instead of painting em for a reason.

Fusion spray paint in light coats for the plastic parts, but I don't know what I'd use for the aluminum for longevity...even powder coating don't last too long on aluminum.

GL
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post #20 of 20
Well then just look for a screwdriver set that has at least a 00 screwdriver. I don't really recommend eyeglass screws only for the fact that's it hard to get any torque out of them since they are so small.

For the grills if you use matte black make sure to use matte clear coat. Do at least two or three coats waiting a 6-12 hours for each. Then apply the clear coat 24-48 hours later.

This is to prevent any chipping.
    
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