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Poll Results: Should the wings on the front panel be black or green?

Poll expired: May 5, 2011  
  • 63% (21)
    Black
  • 36% (12)
    Green
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post #21 of 83
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So started my first coat of paint this morning...... and the paint was coming out in bursts of strong color.... then light... then strong again!!! frown.gif Finally got a semi-solid color coat and now it's drying. Pics to come later after I run a few errands while it dries.
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post #22 of 83
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Originally Posted by Dalchi Frusche;13200650 
So started my first coat of paint this morning...... and the paint was coming out in bursts of strong color.... then light... then strong again!!! frown.gif Finally got a semi-solid color coat and now it's drying. Pics to come later after I run a few errands while it dries.

Sounds like it didn't mix well. Did you shake the can for at least 60 seconds? If so, try putting the can in hot water for a few minutes then shake it again.

Looks good so far though. Looking forward to the final product smile.gif
post #23 of 83
Pretty good stuff so far, good work!
    
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post #24 of 83
subd, i so wanna see the pink/green combo smile.gif
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post #25 of 83
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Yeah I shook it really good just out of habit. I remembered reading somewhere about letting the cans sit in a bucket of hot water so I came inside and ran it under scorching hot water. That's when it decided to play nice. So definitely going to soak the cans in hot hot water for a few minutes before I paint lol.

Lesson Learned =p
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post #26 of 83
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Gotta run a couple errands, when I get back I will get some pics posted and use photoshop to get a color scheme idea on those sketches. I'd definitely love some feedback on how the color scheme works/doesn't work. Until later..... Keep down the heat and crank the powa!! tongue.gif
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post #27 of 83
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Here are the first paint coat pics as promised. Was hoping the pink would be a bit darker.... but oh well. We'll see how the second coat + clear coat brings out the color a bit more.
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Also picked up an extra 120 fan for the back exhaust and some 1000 grit sandpaper for that final coat and clear coat =D

Munchkin is fed and now to start coloring the sketches...
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Mmmmmm...... now this is some good brain food!! =D
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Edited by Dalchi Frusche - 4/20/11 at 9:46am
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post #28 of 83
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Help me out..... any Ideas on how to make it better?confused.gif Sorry for the crappy photoshop job... redface.gif I was rushing it since it was a simple coloring of the sketches.

Top Panel(green is the fan lit up from LEDs)
TopPanelcolor.jpg

Side Panel(green window is the light inside machine)
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Front Panel(Can't decide if I want the wings to keep to the design with green or instead do them black...confused.gif)
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Tell me what y'all think biggrin.gif
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post #29 of 83
do them black. and the scheme loooks Awesome.
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post #30 of 83
I should hand down parts to my wife next upgrade .... great idea.
 
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