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Case arrived, its a beast lol, I spent all day tearing it down, got the first two coats of primer on. I've decided it will be sprayed in Satin Black. Got a couple more holes cut in the MB tray aswell. I will post pics when I get a chance, but here's a couple of teaser pics I'm hoping it will turn out like.





I am also wondering whether I should sand and repray the front bezel and top as well, its got a fair few scratches and kinks, which is bothering me. But I don't want to lose the factory finish I may just bite the bullet and repaint the whole thing, I dont recall seeing any like it so far.
    
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That looks really nice as it is, especially with the push-buttons removed. Got you added.
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Any suggestions on what I should do to the front bezel? I'm a tad concerned my spraying is gunna look crap lol.
    
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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
That looks really nice as it is, especially with the push-buttons removed. Got you added.
lol not my case Chimp, that ones done by Marcus in his tread.

I'm just hoping mine turns out like it haha.
    
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If you had good photos of the areas where it's lightly damaged, then maybe I could assess as to if it's even appropriate to do anything to the front panel.

Edit; reverted the add. Didn't know that somehow...
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Yea gunna try take some pics of it in pieces tomorrow, but i'll be out all day

Its just your usual scuff marks, aluminum is very soft imo.
Edited by ttoadd.nz - 11/20/10 at 2:57am
    
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Nice paint job.
Before fretting too much over "scratches", try giving it a good clean.
My second case is a "salvage" from the distributor; even there 98% of the scratches disappeared after cleaning.
     
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ttoadd.nz
Nice paint job.
Before fretting too much over "scratches", try giving it a good clean.
My second case is a "salvage" from the distributor; even there 98% of the scratches disappeared after cleaning.
Heya MRU , lol thats NOT my case, just what I hope the result from painting will be. Its raining here today so I wont be able to get the black coat on.

Thanks for tip bout 'cleaning', I'll def give it a go, although its Sunday and I CBF haha.

Heres some pics of progress and the marks I'm talking about.







    
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That isn't as bad as I thought it would be, honestly. It's probably not worth it to repaint.
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I may just get some black polish or something and give it a once over, see if it gets rid of it.
    
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