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Well for my new build im geting a TT Armor and after seeing everybody else painting the inside black I decided to do that to because it looks amazing.. only problem is, I have no idea how to do it. <br />
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What kind of paint do I need? Will any black spray paint work?<br />
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Do I need a layer of primer or anything before I spray on the black?<br />
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How many layers of spray paint do I need to put on?<br />
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And what should I cover the areas I don't want to be sprayed over with? Maybe some masking tape or something? Would that work?<br />
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Any other tips would be great too. Thanks in advance <img src="/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin" class="inlineimg" />
 

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Automotive paints are the best, but any standard laquer will do. You will want to tape off anything that you dont want painted with some painters tape or masking tape. Youll also need some good primer.<br />
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Clean the inside of the case with something such as windex, then tape everything off, then apply multiple thin coats of primer, leeting the primer dry for a few min. between each coat. Then when finally dont priming, let dry over night in a dry well ventalated room.<br />
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Then move on to whateve color paint youwish to use. Apply multiple thin coats of paint as well to insure that you dont get any runs in the paint. Then let dry same as the primer over night. Also, somthing i might add, is when i painted the iside of mine, i put screws in all the hole on the mobo tray so that it wouldnt get clocked with paint. You may want to do this to any holes that will be used.
 
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<div style="font-style:italic">Automotive paints are the best, but any standard laquer will do. You will want to tape off anything that you dont want painted with some painters tape or masking tape. Youll also need some good primer.<br />
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Clean the inside of the case with something such as windex, then tape everything off, then apply multiple thin coats of primer, <i><u><b>leet</b></u></i>ing the primer dry for a few min. between each coat. Then when finally dont priming, let dry over night in a dry well ventalated room.<br />
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Then move on to whateve color paint youwish to use. Apply multiple thin coats of paint as well to insure that you dont get any runs in the paint.</div>

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</div>I know this is a gaming PC, so I support the leetness of your posts.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic">Also, somthing i might add, is when i painted the iside of mine, i put screws in all the hole on the mobo tray so that it wouldnt get clocked with paint. You may want to do this to any holes that will be used.</div>

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</div>Thanks alot! I was wondering about that part which brings up a new question. If I paint the 5'25 bay areas, will my CD drives and stuff still be able to fit without a problem? Or will I have to cover the insides with some tape?
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Thanks alot! I was wondering about that part which brings up a new question. If I paint the 5'25 bay areas, will my CD drives and stuff still be able to fit without a problem? Or will I have to cover the insides with some tape?</div>
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Well, they do become a little harder to slide ina nd out, so maybe youll want to tape just were a drive/hdd will slide. Though i didnt tape any of that off, and it seems to work fine. I also removed all the little plastic bay easy remove things from the case before painting...
 

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<a href="http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-work-logs/122249-project-blowies-tt-armor.html" target="_blank">Click here to view my Painting ''Armor'' Case worklog !</a>
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;"><a href="http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-work-logs/122249-project-blowies-tt-armor.html" target="_blank">Click here to view my Painting ''Armor'' Case worklog !</a></div>
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Ya I saw that when you first posted it lol, very nice <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Thumb">
 
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