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Haha if it wasn't considered a dangerous good, I'd send ya some from Aus lol, I work in an automotive parts store lol. Always have it on hand
haha, what isn't considered dangerous nowadays tongue.gif ?
Must be a fun job by the way smile.gif.
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What you're think of is varnish. (:
In the US it's commonly reffered to as satin.
hmmm well I'm really confused right now xD. I guess I'll just have to ask in several shops (paint shops and car part stores) what I'd need to paint plastic although I hate asking an employee's help as most of the time they think of you as a naive person and try to rip you off by talking nonsense trying to convince you of their knowledge when they don't have any (well at least that's what happens most of the time in France).
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haha, what isn't considered dangerous nowadays tongue.gif ?
Must be a fun job by the way smile.gif.
hmmm well I'm really confused right now xD. I guess I'll just have to ask in several shops (paint shops and car part stores) what I'd need to paint plastic although I hate asking an employee's help as most of the time they think of you as a naive person and try to rip you off by talking nonsense trying to convince you of their knowledge when they don't have any (well at least that's what happens most of the time in France).

Ohhhh.

Well, the way SW3D and I did it is;
remove gloss on the thing you want to paint.
adhesion promoter
primer
paint
clear (matte/satin, gloss - it's your choice)
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post #11163 of 15187
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Ohhhh.
Well, the way SW3D and I did it is;
remove gloss on the thing you want to paint.
adhesion promoter
primer
paint
clear (matte/satin, gloss - it's your choice)

I know, I know ^^. Got it bookmarked: http://www.overclock.net/t/876350/official-nzxt-phantom-club/11070#post_16968902

Will have it done by the end of next week, fed up of delaying all the time ^^. Obviously I'll post photos here smile.gif
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Varnish to me sounds like what they use over here for wood. but it's a clear coat just for wood.

Make sure!!! it say varnish for the type of material your going to paint. so it should have metal or plastic some where on the can.

And a little update, Did the side panel and it's outside waiting for the water to dry, I hope it come's out good (crossing fingers)

I'll be posting the picture's to my log. should be up in 5 minutes.
post #11165 of 15187
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Originally Posted by steelkevin View Post

Ok, then I'm going to try that right now wink.gif.
Will tell you in a couple of minutes wether or not I broke something xD.
XD. Well atleast people are in a funny mood today tongue.gif. Good to see people laughing.
Oh and thanks for answering.
EDIT: Ok, got it out with a metal ruler stuck it between the pannel and the top and gave it a big hit. Top popped off straight away with no damage.
EDIT 2: Ok so I've found the french equivalents for primer and adhesion promoter but I have a doubt on what clear might be. Could it be just another name for varnish ?

Well I'm sick I feel like Sh** from a cow's back side lol. gotta get motivated to do this today sun is out perfect weather. it's been raining since Friday here so, Sun finally showed up.
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Well I'm sick I feel like Sh** from a cow's back side lol. gotta get motivated to do this today sun is out perfect weather. it's been raining since Friday here so, Sun finally showed up.

haha, French weather is really weird. Like lately it's been a sunny week at over 25° for a week or two of 0-10°... Not mention that during the 25° weeks the mornings are chilly^^.

I'll just do it in my basement if next week isn't a sunny one xD.
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post #11167 of 15187
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haha, French weather is really weird. Like lately it's been a sunny week at over 25° for a week or two of 0-10°... Not mention that during the 25° weeks the mornings are chilly^^.
I'll just do it in my basement if next week isn't a sunny one xD.

Well here in PR it's 82 degrees right now. tropical weather sucks. it's humid like crazy, not good for painting.

Update is up!! Side panel painting
post #11168 of 15187
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Well here in PR it's 82 degrees right now. tropical weather sucks. it's humid like crazy, not good for painting.
Update is up!! Side panel painting

1) That paint is going to look awesome
2) It's currently 60mph winds here - not good for painting either! My panels are primed and I can't do anything!
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post #11169 of 15187
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1) That paint is going to look awesome
2) It's currently 60mph winds here - not good for painting either! My panels are primed and I can't do anything!

yeah, wind here is not 60mph but very windy.
post #11170 of 15187
Just a quick question guys, I'm planning on doing a side window mod here soon and was wondering what kind of tape I should use on the panel to sketch my cuts. Would regular painter's tape work? I just want to prevent any possibility of the finish being damaged from removing the tape. Also, wouldn't cutting the panel cause the paint to possibly flake where the cuts were made, and if so what should I do to prevent/fix this?
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