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hey formed i am going to start painting my front panel too. Actually i did one coat of primer but, had to re-sand it to fix small mistakes. Anyway what kind of primer are u using ? Mine is Dupli-color automative sandable primer.. is it ok for plastics?
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post #132 of 192
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The paint that I use is in the Picture below...

But the truth is that any Primer will do, as long
as you sand it first...

Because the job that primer has is this:

To make the Paint stick and look good...

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post #133 of 192
ok then i dont have to change my primer, saved $9 CAD
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post #134 of 192
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What happened that you needed to sand it?

Sounds like something that I went through a while ago.

Lemme guess Once you primed it, the dry primer made
it easier to see the uneven surface that was the size
of a pin head.

And you are a perfectionist like me
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post #135 of 192
ahahaha yeah exactly, before i primed it, it was smooth like a silk, i was showing it to my sister and being proud of the work i've done. After i primed i was like "***", i got so mad and didnt touch it for a few days. Than i sanded it down with a 1000 grit sp. than i wanted to cut off lil part around the blow hole, but things didnt turn out as i wanted so i messed up a lil, trying to fix it but i took a dislike to this modding thing...
Anyway trying to get inspired again from ur work to go on modding...
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post #136 of 192
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Well here is a little more inspiration for you...

I waited like 6 hrs and then applied the first Coat of Black...

Base Coat One

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post #137 of 192
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But I think that is it for the night because I
hate painting during the night...

I am going to start back up first thing in the morning!!
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post #138 of 192
man im so glad i found other people that enjoy painting as much as me. formed ur tha man! i paint almost evrything i own. i painted my ps2!
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post #139 of 192
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Quote:
Originally Posted by phatcars89
i paint almost evrything i own. i painted my ps2!
Very impresive!
Must have been pretty hard to get those grooves...
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post #140 of 192
yea its not a good idea to paint in the night. Hey formed can u take the pics closer (like from 2 inches away) so we can see how the surface looks...

thanks...
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