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So with my new case mod and starting on my full WC'ing loop adventure, I purchased 10 bitspower black compression fittings. My case theme will be black and blue, but im realizing a lot of the case is going to be black and not as much blue as I would hope for.

Im thinking about painting the screw knobs on the compression fittings blue. What would the best way to go about this? Has anyone had experience with different techniques, and results in the long run after using them? (paint coming off?)

Then again, Im going to get my case powdercoated black and a few pieces blue, maybe I should have the fittings coated blue so it matches? Just need suggestions or get a response on my thinking.
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You could even have them anodized.
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True! forgot about anodizing. Thanks. But if im on a somewhat budget (lots job) anodizing would be on the costly side.. Ill still test the look of it first by spray painting one.
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True! forgot about anodizing. Thanks. But if im on a somewhat budget (lots job) anodizing would be on the costly side.. Ill still test the look of it first by spray painting one.
Oh I am sure it will look great, at first. Until it's all chipped to hell.
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Oh I am sure it will look great, at first. Until it's all chipped to hell.
Your avatar + the fact that you started your post by "ho" scarred the crap out of me!
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or you could get them powdercoated, which is very durable, you can get them powdercoted pretty cheap, 20$ for like 15 of them(compression fitings)
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