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Don's GPU painting adventures :D

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by (FIH) The Don, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. (FIH) The Don

    (FIH) The Don

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    well when im an ass to finish big builds, i have to start with smaller ones from now on :roll:

    here we go

    started with this GFX
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    but the color scheme didnt fit what i wanted, and didnt look well with the other black, blue/white things

    so i sanded the sucker

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    then primed it :D

    first grey, then white cause i wanted some white details :)

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    then added the Blue Metallic
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    center of the fan is metallic blue
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    removed painters tape

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    as you can see i need to finish it with a brush and some white paint, which i dont have atm, and wont be done until next weekend

    and the (almost) finished product

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    next weekend i will paint the zotac name either blue or white:D

    thanks for looking :)
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    Looking good:toast:
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    fan should have been all white, the finish on it ruins it. otherwise I really like it
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    I can dig it.:toast:
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    looks nice.. love the blue metallic look
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    Wow sweet man you've done well...
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    Looks amazing. But aren't you worried that if the paint on the fan isn't evenly distributed, it will result in an uneven and bobby spin that will slowly degrade it?
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    Nice Job.

    Here's my guess as to the answer. Not a problem if you have a lot of experience with spray paint and now how to lay on a nice even layer. But if there is a problem, you take it off, sand, try again.
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    t_ski Former Staff

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    This reminds me of the first case I modded. I painted the whole thing the same color blue!
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    I had a few dates when I was younger that left the boys that same color. Ouch.
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    :laugh:

    Spat out my coke man, kudos.
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    nice. lookin good.
    who ever suggested the paint scheme is awesome.
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    Looking good mate.
    I was thinking of something like this, but didn't know whether i should.
    You've inspired me. Haha!
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    Very nice. Good job

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    The blue pain on the fan is not well done.. you should re-do it imo. Youve already started it, might as well give it the perfect work and not just "thisl' do"
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    Looks much better now, nice going broski.
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    that looks pretty nice, maybe its the answer since many brands stuck on black, blue, or red PCB
    btw what kind of paint that you use?
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    spray can ones. for cars.
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Looks good, but I wouldnt touch that with a paint brush, you will almost certainly not be happy with the results. I would find some place that does vinyl stickers near you and get some Zotac ones done, shouldnt be very expensive at all, and will look much more clean.
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    thanks for the comments guys :rockout:

    gonna paint the fan again in the weekend if i have the time, working on a slightly bigger project atm ;)
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    Looks Awesome!!:respect:
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