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Well considering i've just finished my friends case that i have sprayed this was also my first time i've done anything like this, i'll give you some tips.

When you spray the part where the mother board screws into scratch the paint of it so it earth's if you don't do this you will be having the same problem as me. Also if you spray your case and then put clear coat on it to make it look shiny, but later on you make a mistake and decide to respray it then make sure you sand it down before you prime it again if you don't you will start getting cracks in it when it comes to dry, in general just take your time and don't rush things when that happens then the mistakes start to mount up and start to show and your case will become a disaster.

As for the window at the side of the panel, it's a difficult job and in my eyes isnt worth it as if this is your first time i'm guessing it wont go to well, try find a old case and use that as a practice if it goes well then surely your PC you use will turn out good good luck and i'll look forward to seeing the end result
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thanks for the advice... ive got an old desktop case with a dx100 cpu lying in the cupboard needs a hard drive though I dont seem to find any 2gigs anymore nor could I find an isa controller card.... anyway doesnt matter I could use that case first.... Will do.... Now where would I find a jewellers saw?
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This is what my case looks like now....
My brother - in - law helped cut out the window and I then did the paint job myself.... looked a bit shabby at first so I redid it following instructions i got from a friend who works for Mecer computers...

Sorry I cant post pics yet... still no camera.....
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the circles are led fans one 80mm and one 120mm both orange.... with two red uv lights inside...
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Originally Posted by Distraught_Youth View Post
use a VERY fine grit wet sandpaper. I'd say like 250 grit or more. You dont want goucges as they're hard to get out of the metal/plastic

In terms of painting.... my buddy uses an airbrush and he's freakin GOOOOOOOOD.

If I were you...I'd use one of those.

Examples of cases....





Best of luck with the painting

LOL i love that rusty dell....haha....and man that is some fine detail on that laptop, very perty with the colors and such
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use a VERY fine grit wet sandpaper. I'd say like 250 grit or more. You dont want goucges as they're hard to get out of the metal/plastic

In terms of painting.... my buddy uses an airbrush and he's freakin GOOOOOOOOD.

If I were you...I'd use one of those.

Examples of cases....





Best of luck with the painting
wow, those are nice
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