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post #1 of 7
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hey guys im thinking of doing a custom paint job for my cooler master storm sniper, i was thinking of doing a black and blue 2 tone scheme?

ideas for the case


outside: Black inside: Blue
outside: Blue Inside: black



what kindof paint do you use to do a good paint job on it? / what adheres well to cases


other ideas:

taking suggests on colours!
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It really depends on your peripherals when it comes to colors.
e.g. if you have a keyboard and mouse with red LEDs, you should probably get a red/black paint job.

Also, what color are your components? Do you have a blue-ish motherboard? Blue-ish RAM heatsinks? etc.

I've never painted a case, so I'm not too sure what type of paint works best.
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It really depends on your peripherals when it comes to colors.
e.g. if you have a keyboard and mouse with red LEDs, you should probably get a red/black paint job.
Also, what color are your components? Do you have a blue-ish motherboard? Blue-ish RAM heatsinks? etc.
I've never painted a case, so I'm not too sure what type of paint works best.

+1

Good quality spray paint is good. To get the best results, you have to put a lot of time in prepping the case (sanding...priming...etc)
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i understand that, i have a sander with brand new pads, which i got as a gift and might put it to use.

as for peripherals , im using

corsair vengeance headset 1500's
Logitech G510 keyboard
and thermaltake Tt esport mouse


hmmm, need ideas lol
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post #5 of 7
Yea you have to be patient when prepping the case, nothing pisses off more than having a bad paintjob because someone was feeling lazy when prepping (took my bike back to paint shop after a month cause paint was uneven and bubbling). Sand, prime, sand, paint (,coat).

As for ideas, your mobo seems to be black/red/white so I'd go for that kinda color scheme. Maybe paint the case white and mesh parts red and use black for accents and interior. Or black case with white mesh and red accents (= a bit less painting).

But if you like blue and black you could maybe change the red to blue, would look wicked either way! thumb.gif
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I would personally go for metallic white on the outside and matte black on the inside
    
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post #7 of 7

matt black inside case

metallic black outside

bright red grills and fans(red led)

red hdd cage,drive bays,mobo tray and psu.

 

 

 

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