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Yeah I have decided to paint this case before I install anything into it. Paint of choice is, Rustoleum Hammered Black. Gonna paint this beast inside and out . Now supposedly I dont need primer with this paint......


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if i were you test the distance for that paint on a sample first,you need to be very carefull or it will look like crap,just heads up
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if i were you test the distance for that paint on a sample first,you need to be very carefull or it will look like crap,just heads up
Yeah I thought about that....I will "shoot from a distance" and putt on at least 3 coats....
    
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If applied evenly, that paint looks awesome. Very nice choice with the paint, I cant wait to see the finished product.
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Random other tip, Rust-oleum generally takes longer to dry between coats (or 'flash off') than other rattle can paints.

It's thicker and takes longer, so what I usually do is have an extra test piece I paint with the actual case peice. Then you can put your finger to the test panel and see how dry it is without risking fingerprinting the actual case.
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Random other tip, Rust-oleum generally takes longer to dry between coats (or 'flash off') than other rattle can paints.

It's thicker and takes longer, so what I usually do is have an extra test piece I paint with the actual case peice. Then you can put your finger to the test panel and see how dry it is without risking fingerprinting the actual case.
Sweet, gonna do this tonite....I have my drive cage that I am going to paint as well, so I will do that with it.
    
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Sweet, gonna do this tonite....I have my drive cage that I am going to paint as well, so I will do that with it.
Awesome stuff. Just wanted to give you a heads up,lol. I painted my turbine fans with a rust-oleum blue and it took almost an hour for my (thick/heavy) coat of paint to dry even half-dry.

Might be best to go with lighter coats. But again, I have no experience with the hammered type, test shoot always with new brands/types!
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Awesome stuff. Just wanted to give you a heads up,lol. I painted my turbine fans with a rust-oleum blue and it took almost an hour for my (thick/heavy) coat of paint to dry even half-dry.

Might be best to go with lighter coats. But again, I have no experience with the hammered type, test shoot always with new brands/types!
Thanks man...Yeah I am actually gonna do a couple light coats, since that will dry better and look much better than thick ones.

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Thanks man...Yeah I am actually gonna do a couple light coats, since that will dry better and look much better than thick ones.

+rep.
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