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I removed everything inside of the case, so theres nothing but a metal cage left. I washed it with water.

I have a tack cloth, sander, black primer and black paint.

How do I paint it? Circular motions & such? No clue how to do it
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i just sprayed it side-to-side. most of it's gonna get covered up anyway so just make sure u don't end up with a single heavy streak and you'll be fine.

just make sure the visible bits get the best coverage and quality.
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You should probably get a feel for the painting part, Try painting some piece of metal. I recommend keeping the can a good 6' inch + away from the object being painted, circular motions are unesscesary. The closer the paint being sprayed, the thicker the layer will be.
    
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You should probably get a feel for the painting part, Try painting some piece of metal. I recommend keeping the can a good 6' inch + away from the object being painted, circular motions are unesscesary. The closer the paint being sprayed, the thicker the layer will be.
And you generally want to have it as thin as possible for every layer and give yourself a good time... I'm still experimenting with it on an old case, seeing as I'm shortly going to paint my own case, and I've come to the above is the most "reliable" thing to do
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Each coat should be allowed to try 10-15min between coats.

The coats should be made in even rows with at least enough wetness and overlap so that they appear uniform. In that, if you make each overlaping pass to far ahead of the last you will see dryness between them. Do not excessively overlap the passes or runs will likely result due to over build up of the material.
    
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post #7 of 8
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thanks guys
One last question;
Should I sand any parts of it?
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have you seen Spooky's painting guide yet? it's a good read imo
    
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