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i want to paint the inside of my case, how do i get black chrome look?
    
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omg that would be though, black chrome is a bi*ch to keep clean and unscratched , trust me i use to work with it i dont know if you could replicate that look without using real black chrome
    
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awww, so how do i get the actual black chrome?
    
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post #4 of 29
erm well i only had to work with it with exhausts so i dont know if thats the same type you would want to use and i have no idea where my boss got it from, the black chrome exhausts were expensive so i would go for maybe a brushed alimuim look as that wud be easier and cheaper imo
    
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post #5 of 29
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i dont like brushed aluminum, ionly do that when i have severe scratches, lol,

i want something bold, like black chrome, maybe chrome paint 2x, then 1x thin black paint with clear coat on top?
    
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post #6 of 29
My Zippo has a black chrome finish and it is really beautiful until you touch it, the oil from your hands shows up really well on that type of finish. If I remember right, this type of finish is made with a very very thin layer of black film between the chrome and the clear coat.
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My Zippo has a black chrome finish and it is really beautiful until you touch it, the oil from your hands shows up really well on that type of finish. If I remember right, this type of finish is made with a very very thin layer of black film between the chrome and the clear coat.

black film like a black decal? or just thin layer of black paint?

i would think its more of a thick black paint with thinchrome and clearcoat.
    
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post #8 of 29
I think it's a film, like how they do RealTree camo on stuff like guns and flashlights.
post #9 of 29
that is one beautiful lighter if you painted it you would easily see the brush strokes, black chrome is beautiful but it needs perfection to look right , and brush strokes wouldnt look right i think, if u could spray it then it might look better i dont know
    
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post #10 of 29
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i was planning to spray paint, not use a brush

wow, just imagine, black chrome look in my pc case

my bro could put clear film/decal type thing, on top of it the ones they use for front ends of cars, they shot a hammer at it, strong stuff
    
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