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I was unwilling to give away a profession method:) lol. I have to keep some stuff to myself... Its what pays the bills lol:)

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Lol so im guessing we were on the same page?

lol, for the most part smile.gif
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The auto tint is a good idea. If you look at my last mod, the blue painters tape seemed to peel off the clear coat of the paint. Any ideas why that might have happened?
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lol, for the most part smile.gif

To pull this off, its a multi layer stencil design. Whats going to make it hard is that gloss black you've sprayed to start with isn't going to hard enough. I bet its a spray pack.

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We can help him out correct this.
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Looks awesome... too bad on the sanding scratches... frown.gif Minor set back, but all should be cool.
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The auto tint is a good idea. If you look at my last mod, the blue painters tape seemed to peel off the clear coat of the paint. Any ideas why that might have happened?

Painting and getting professional end result is a very time consuming process. After sanding you have to clean the crap out of it and let it dry before you pain. Sounds like you didn't give it enough time inbetween coat's.
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To pull this off, its a multi layer stencil design. Whats going to make it hard is that gloss black you've sprayed to start with isn't going to hard enough. I bet its a spray pack.
KhaoticKomputing
We can help him out correct this.

you talked me into it:) I'll assist in any way I can:)


Can I ask what paint your using?

EDIT: FYI my 't' Button appears to have broken lol
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Painting and getting professional end result is a very time consuming process. After sanding you have to clean the crap out of it and let it dry before you pain. Sounds like you didn't give it enough time inbetween coat's.
you talked me into it:) I'll assist in any way I can:)
Can I ask what paint your using?
EDIT: FYI my 't' Button appears to have broken lol

You can ask....... but you probablly don't want to know. Since this is a penny pinching budget the black is leftover generic spray from Wal-Mart redface.gif The red and clear coat I picked up was the dura coat brand.
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Painting and getting professional end result is a very time consuming process. After sanding you have to clean the crap out of it and let it dry before you pain. Sounds like you didn't give it enough time inbetween coat's.
you talked me into it:) I'll assist in any way I can:)
Can I ask what paint your using?
EDIT: FYI my 't' Button appears to have broken lol

Im thinking atm to restore the plastic surface with alot of hard work back to surface with no imperfeictions. Using the design in a ying yang two part stencil. The ying starts on the left ends in the middle. the yang starts on the right cut out and over lays the ying part. Spraying the yang allowing to dry, then peeling off to expose the ying side. Then taping/covering yang part spraying the ying part.

To many ying and yangs for me.
Edited by sil3nt_dr3ams - 1/6/12 at 10:04am
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You can ask....... but you probablly don't want to know. Since this is a penny pinching budget the black is leftover generic spray from Wal-Mart redface.gif The red and clear coat I picked up was the dura coat brand.

You can use cheap pain for stuff like this...if you have too, but old pain is a no go. old pain gets funky! Dura Coat isn't too bad. I have seen some decent results from it. Here is how I use a rattle can:

1 Shake the crap out of it.
2 shake some more.
3 have a friend shake some while you drink a beer.
4 give your friend a beer and you shake it some more.
5 let the can settle for about a min after shaking the crap out of it.

6 lay down a very very very light coat of paint, so light you can almost see though it, i mean LIGHT. after it sits for about 15 min, hit it with another LIGHT coat of paint, just as light as the first coat. after about 15 min of sitting check the paint, don't touch it, just look. If you have a nice cover then let it sit untill its dry as can be. Once it is PERCETLY dry move on to step7
7 Sand down with a slightly higher grit paper.
8. Repeat step 6. now you have two full coats of paint.
9. sand it down with your the next grit.
10 time for the 3rd coat of paint, repeat step 6.
11. this is the fun part, look at the finish once its dry, dose it have the look you want? if not you can use some Emery cloth to give it a shine but you will need another coat of paint(might be overkill for this project)

Then we can move on to how to lay down your art work:)

EDIT: forgot to add, use a damp lint free cloth to clean the sanding dust off before you spray.... its been a long morning lol
Edited by KhaoticKomputing - 1/6/12 at 10:13am
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Im thinking atm to restore the plastic surface with alot of hard work back to surface with no imperfeictions. Using the design in a ying yang two part stencil. The ying starts on the left ends in the middle. the yang starts on the right cut out and over lays the ying part. Spraying the yang allowing to dry, then peeling off to expose the ying side. Then taping/covering yang part spraying the ying part.
To many ying and yangs for me.

^ this would be how I tackle the artwork myself. Stage it out. epic advice sir:)

Do you do autobody aswell?
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