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What kind of paint should i use to paint my case?

Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by springs113, Aug 16, 2014.

  1. springs113

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    I just received my 750D and I would like my first mod to be a paint job...what do you guys recommend to use?
     
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    I believe the front is anodized aluminum. I wouldn't paint that. The rest you could use an oil base spray. But do a spot test in an area that you can't see first (bottom)
    I have the 550D and sanded off the anodized front. I wouldn't recommend that ether it was a bitch. If you want to paint the plastic trim then they make paint for plastic
     
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    Looks pretty great though.
     
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    You talking about mine? yea I was happy with the results but my hands hurt for a week

    I thought you could buy replacement panels for the 750D but no. None available. Not like the 550D you can buy all of them
     
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    If you want to just use a normal aerosol spray paint, I recommend Duplicolor or Plasti-Kote (get them at an auto supply store). I used Duplicolor when I did my HAF 932. You are going to have a hell of a time though since the factory coating is powdercoat, so if you want to do it right you will have to get rid of the factory coat. For that I recommend sand blasting like I mentioned in your other thread, then doing a primer, normal paint (whatever color you choose) then id probably do a matte or semi-gloss clear coat.
     
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    It seems like such a waste, more like a lack of taste, to get a nice looking case like the 750 and then muck it up with a so-so custom paint job. Just my opinion, but a classy clean case will win out over custom bling every time.
     
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    I was thinking the same thing, but figured someone else would mention it since I already asked him why in another thread.
     
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    Maybe he just wants a mural of a tiger on the side or some flames

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    I am going with a a solid color, I want a 2tone simple blend.
     

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