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so my questions simple

the type of paint and method of paint for cases is what?

i was going to need just white paint as the rest of the case will be black and the scheme is black/white

the other thing is will the factory paint look dif in sheen then the paint i would use and as such would require me to paint the rest of the case black as well

im a skilled model painter (games workshop holla) so i doubt i would have problems around the tools needed to do the job i just would pref if a spray can was used instead
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Sand everything down, Prime, Coat.

Powder coating is preferred.
You can technically just buy auto paint and do it yourself though.
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I only use Sabotaz spray because of the color selection and it adheres great to steel, aluminum and plastics. Its out of stock right now but heres the link: http://www.oinkartltd.com/ez-catalog/X380376/232
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Sand everything down, Prime, Coat.

Powder coating is preferred.
You can technically just buy auto paint and do it yourself though.
yeh i assumed as much. would primer used for other metals work? or specific primer is needed

i have a ton of games workshop black primer and white primer which if i sand down might just work
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The general consensus is to use a self etching primer when painting a case, after sanding and cleaning of course.
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Have a look here. How to Paint
    
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