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Old 09-17-2007, 08:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I got some older computers from a recent job. The computers weren't to bad, but there was one with an awesome case that I want to mod. I've never messed with cases before, so I was wondering a couple things.

1. Do the plastic parts need to be sanded and then painted? And do I need to use any sort of primer with the Case?

2. What Kind of paint do I use. If I use spray paint, does it need to be thermal?

3. Should I do anything special to the metal frame? or just paint it like the plastic.

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for the plastic, just clean it and paint it. No sanding.

For the case itself (metal) sand it with a high grit. (smoother) then spray a few light coats of primer and a few coats of the paint until it has a good even solid finish.
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for a smoother finish, sand between coats. it takes longer but you can attain a mirror finish.
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