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Old November 17, 2011, 05:52 PM
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Question Case mod? (paint)

I am curious if anyone ever repainted their case?

I was planning to repaint the Cooler master storm to another color.

if anyone has ever repainted or "modded" their pc case... mind sharing what steps i need to follow?

like do i need to sand it? or can i just paint over it?
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Old November 17, 2011, 06:03 PM
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I highly suggest powdercoating if you can afford to get it done. Spray paint just doesn't have the durability.
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Old November 17, 2011, 06:19 PM
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haha uhm i may have to find a store that does powder coating first then :P
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Old November 17, 2011, 06:48 PM
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haha uhm i may have to find a store that does powder coating first then :P
Autobody Shops generally are a good place to start.
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Old November 17, 2011, 07:19 PM
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plasti-kote rocks and if you clear coat it right it stays for ever and it's automotive paint
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Old November 17, 2011, 07:32 PM
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it really depends a lot on the type of case you plan to pain, Steel, Aluminum or plastic sided? I

t's always a good idea to sand first but in my experience you don't need to go all the way to bare material.

Make sure you leave time to dry and sand between coats.

You'll probably have to sand off or even tape off the connection points where case meets case on removable panels.

Thin coats are always better then heavy coats and if you choose spray paint make sure you spray in short bursts not just carpet bomb it

Check out Youtube there are many videos, some good LOTS of bad so watch lots and get some basic info and I'll be happy to help you out with questions.

Good Luck and Happy Painting.
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Old November 21, 2011, 09:23 PM
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thanks birk
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