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post #11 of 19
Personally i've always used Rustoleum, and it seems to be pretty good, they have some good effects you can achieve with their series of hammered steel, and more I don't remember of.
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I would rep CyberDruis for his post, but he doesn't need it exactly...

A lot of people here use Krylon (I haven't painted a case, so only from hearsay here) but CyberDruid's cases always look amazing, so I'd be inclined to listen to what he has to say.
    
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
I would rep CyberDruis for his post, but he doesn't need it exactly...

A lot of people here use Krylon (I haven't painted a case, so only from hearsay here) but CyberDruid's cases always look amazing, so I'd be inclined to listen to what he has to say.

I'd rep ya for that...

lol

I try different ones. The thing I keep learning is PATIENCE. Let the paint dry for three-five days after the final coats BEFORE handling or you will be sorry...
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post #15 of 19
The krylon fusion was chip resistant after 24 hours. I painted another piece of plastic to test it out and I couldn't scratch it except with a knife.
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post #16 of 19
I recently purchased a VA8004BNS and I was considering cutting out the side panel and inserting an acrylic panel. Anyone have any tips on how to start?
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post #17 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by ryanpowell1989 View Post
I recently purchased a VA8004BNS and I was considering cutting out the side panel and inserting an acrylic panel. Anyone have any tips on how to start?
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post #18 of 19
+1 for DupliColor

but like any paint job, prep is king. Take your time prepping your rig before you spray it.
the best example I can give you is it's like wood varnishing, where you want the smoothest finish possible and 90% of that comes from prep.
    
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post #19 of 19
@juggalo: Thanks for the video!!! Good stuff.

Rustoleum sounds pretty good. I have used it for other metal (steel) applications. Try to avoid the latex though. It does not handle abrasion very well. XD
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