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I'm sanding an old Dell case and there are tiny holes in it. Do I need to get the holes too?
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post #2 of 10
Hmm why are you sanding it lol..Im guessing you are doing a little Modding, and yes i am thinking you should Sand these little holes you are talking about.
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Yes
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post #5 of 10
sand anything and everything that will be repainted...because it will show if you do not.

the more work that goes into the prep work the better the final product will look. its all in the sanding and priming stages thet really makes a good paint job look sweet!
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post #6 of 10
Sand as much as you can and when your done set the primer and then water sand the whole case in a circular motion.
i am currently painting a sony vaio case from black to red its plastic and it has a heck of a lot of moving parts so you can imagine how much of a hassle it is
but i ll get it done hehe
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post #7 of 10
Those older Dell cases have bumpy paint jobs,
like textured paint on the wall...

It all depends on if you want the final paint job to
be bumpy or smooth...
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post #8 of 10
It will require more sanding than normal. My laptop featured in my painting guide took several hours to sand. You can check out the before and after here. The end result on mine was flawless.
    
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Guys this thread end already. Well, I'll rep you anyways, because you're helping the fourm
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post #10 of 10
One more, You can go get what they call spot putty, it comes in a tube and is great for filling small holes and imperfections. You apply it in a thin layer with a rubber or plastic squeege and then sand most of it off. It is available at any auto supply or even Wal Mart.
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