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After several hours of searching it seems that noone has some decent u channel molding for my project's fan holes. I can easily find the standar BLACK but noone seems to sell WHITE or RED which is the one i am looking for.

If anyone knows a site which has white or red molding and ships with a logical amount of money at europe id like to like it smile.gif

Thanks Iraklis
post #2 of 6
I believe the easiest way to get the color you want would be to spray paint the u channel. I've never done it but I don't think it would be too hard to do so
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Can you check at your local automotive store what they have for doors or windows molding for a car? Perhaps you can find something a lot cheaper than buying online from a computer parts store.
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I believe the easiest way to get the color you want would be to spray paint the u channel. I've never done it but I don't think it would be too hard to do so

if i do this i think that the paint will start to chip away by the time i twist or bend if for some mm.
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Can you check at your local automotive store what they have for doors or windows molding for a car? Perhaps you can find something a lot cheaper than buying online from a computer parts store.

i have check there but the gap between the U is too big. This kind of U channel is made for classes etc i need some 1-2 mm for an aluminium sheet
post #6 of 6
Instead of spray painting you could probably use something along the lines of an acrylic based paint, that would offer a bit more flexibility. You would have to brush it on, but it is easy to avoid brush strokes in most acrylic paints.

trying to decide which color's to paint the shroud these are acrylic metallic flake paints available at most craft stores and your local wal-mart
starting to paint the shroud
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