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I am planning on getting a CM 690 for my case, cutting a case windows, painting the inside black, and then adding a CCFL for good looks. I know how to cut case windows and all, but I don't know how to paint the inside properly. Do I just take everything apart and spray it after sanding and priming, or what do I do? I want a nice, black finish inside rather than that fugly gray metal.
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Welcome! And Gl on the first mod!

Check out this thread. He's a new painter as well. We have some good tips on painting. Look at the pics and check it out!

Edit: The paint talk/pics start around post #13
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search the forums... A thread like this is posted at least 3-4 times a week.
    
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could check out my cm 690 case club thread too! give you some ideas on what it looks like after mods on some peoples rigs.

as for technique, go to the thread repo_man linked u to. =P
 
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