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I did 2 coats of self etching primer then re sanded the case with 600 grit followed by one more coat of self etching primer then 3 coats of a black sandable primer. Does that sound like it is going to be durable enough? I am debating on clear coating it because I am not sure if it is already good enough plus I really like the finish.





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Just realized I posted this is the wrong section. Will a mod please move it to general discussion?
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Is it just use black primer or did you paint it also?
    
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Is it just use black primer or did you paint it also?
Its just 3 coats of black primer on top of 3 coats of self etching primer. I was planning on painting it also but really liked the way it came out
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#1 rule if your happy then I would say you are done. You won't need to worry to much about durability since it basically goes untouched when it's together.

Good luck on your build.
    
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Its just 3 coats of black primer on top of 3 coats of self etching primer. I was planning on painting it also but really liked the way it came out
So long as you let the paint job cure properly (may take longer at this time of year in the Northern Hemisphere) it ought to be durable enough.

Since you like the matte-finish, I would leave it as is.

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