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    Regular Member illestdynasty's Avatar
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    Case Painting

    What Kind Of Paint should I use on my Tornado 1000 Case. I want to paint it black, but I don't know what kind to use. Spray paint?

    Also, where can I find a black keyboard and, Optical(infraed) mouse, it doesn't have to be wireless.


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    For the keyboard just rip it apart and paint the thing While your at it you can also give the keyboard and the keys a nice cleaning
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    R.I.P. 2018-07-16 RoundEye's Avatar
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    Maximum PC has a good guide for painting. I used Krylon primer, spray paint and clear coat when I painted my case. It's all in the preparation, the smoother you get the case from the start, the better the paint will lay on.
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    LOL!!!!11ONEEXCLAMATIONT! master7's Avatar
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    Me and my friends used primer then used Krylon paint
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    Conspiracy Fool knightmare's Avatar
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    tip for painting a case

    after u gently sand down the factory coat, 2 coats of primer works best, but word of caution, make sure paint is really dry before u apply clear coat, i used a bright chrome metallic, which i thought was dry(dry to the touch anyway,lol) however when applying the clear coat, i saw some breaking up in a few spots of the consistency of the metal particles, in others words- i blew a few days painting in 1 shot lol, but it was winter, wished i had waited till summer, with black shouldnt be a problem, next one i do i am going to use a mystic or candied paint which takes several layers of applications. Now that i am finished i am going to put up a few pics soon, its not as good as most, but my 1st.


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