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post #1 of 9
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I've been thinking I would like a reflective interior surface for my Corsair 800D. The first thought that came to mind was sanding down the inside and spray painting it chrome.

I would definitely like opinions and suggestions for this before I do something that could completely screw up my machine.
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post #2 of 9
ugh.... dont jingle out your case, its gonna take away from the components inside.

but it is your case... you should put spinners on your fans, and put the dangeling beads around the top ledge of the window
    
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post #3 of 9
you could get a mettalic "chrome" spray paint but chroming is a chemical reaction so you wont get the same color
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Originally Posted by microfister;15151828 
ugh.... dont jingle out your case, its gonna take away from the components inside.

but it is your case... you should put spinners on your fans, and put the dangeling beads around the top ledge of the window

Silly linux people when will you learn its form over function.
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post #5 of 9
To get a PC case professionaly chromed would cost you about £400 in the UK,

And spray painting will never look as good.
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post #7 of 9
if your trying to get it chromed pray paint is going to be a poor execution. and professionaly chromed is going to be expensive. id suggest looking around your area and see if theres a powder coating company near you, you can get chrome powder coating for about the price of priming/sanding/painting it yourself. and it would look much better than the spraypaint option, plus less cure time.
    
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post #8 of 9
honestly that spray paint i posted works as advertised. ive used it before. its not really "paint" its aluminum particles or something. anyways. that chrome spraypaint they sell at wal mart will not work. but the stuff i posted is WAYYY different.
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post #9 of 9
i have asked this question a while ago and this is the answers i got..hope they will be helpful to you..
http://www.overclock.net/case-mods-general-discussion/991166-painting-case-chrome-nickel-gold-color.html
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