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how to paint fans

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ok ive purchased myself some plastic primer and gloss white paint whats the easiest way to paint the fan frame (frame will be white fan itself will be orange gotta wait till i get my case back to match the color)
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ive done this before, just take the fan apart (if possible) and cover the inside stuff with electrical or similar tape, and paint away.

one fan, which is transparent, i used scotch tape to make the blades look like shark fins, and painted everything else, so there was alot of solid black, and some clear parts, it looked cool, especially with red LEDS

also, on one of my antec fans which is stock black, i had a hardtime with metallic paint sticking to it, a very light sanding solved this.

if u dont want to take apart, just tape what u dont want painted, then paint what u painted to paint it another color, or use your most evident color and base coat it that, then detail with second color
   
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Here is a thread where someone went through it step by step. (With pictures!)

http://www.overclock.net/other-hardw...e-project.html
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thanks for the info managed to take the fan off just held in by a plastic piece and a rubber seal
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