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I have a case with small holes in it, and I was wondering, can I patch the holes? I'm going to paint it afterwards
I'm doing this so I can put a laser-ecthed piece of arylic in it
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post #2 of 18
Put duck tape on the metal side of the holes then fill the holes in plaster
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post #3 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frostbite
Put duck tape on the metal side of the holes then fill the holes in plaster
Will it still look good?
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post #4 of 18
Usually i'd say don't fill the holes in, but those holes are ugly. the plaster will smooth out with a light grit sandpaper, maybe 220.
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here's an idea....cut the entire section out and put in a big window. It would be a cool shape window to follow the hole patterns...
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post #6 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by busa
here's an idea....cut the entire section out and put in a big window. It would be a cool shape window to follow the hole patterns...
Awwww I was hopeing to put a BF2 laser-ecthed piece of arylic
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post #7 of 18
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But will it still look good?
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post #8 of 18
sand it and then paint over it
that case (no offence) could use it
and could replace that fan with A pretty one
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post #9 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thehybridpyro
sand it and then paint over it
that case (no offence) could use it
and could replace that fan with A pretty one
I am going to paint over it, but I'm afreid it'll look all crapy
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post #10 of 18
ok use high grit sandpaper
then use primer spray
sand that

do another coat pf primer
sand that

make sure its clean and FULLY dry

then do a finish coat
sand that with real high grit sandpaper, 800+
then do another coat of finish
and possibly a clear covering

its like 20-40 to do this
and it looks nice

but if u have a friend with a pressure painter
just prime your case
and hit it with the big painter one or twice
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