spray painting case?

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americankid
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hey i was wondering if i could spray the inside of my antec 900 case with black spray paint.. will it look good? any suggestoions
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eire1274
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It will look black. What do you think? It's your judgment on color.

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depends on the rest of your theme. ive always found black satin to be easy to spray universally so you wont have high gloss spots and low gloss spots.


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I don't know. It'd look different that's for sure.
I don't think I've ever seen the inside of a case painted with another color other than what it came stock.

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It will look fine so long as you don't get hair in it(stupid cat).

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bluscrn of deth
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if you want to show off your neon/uv then use flat black rather than satin or gloss

the flat will absorb the light and not relfect any at all

Patron
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Heres a video by mnpctech :thumb

matty_1210
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lol hes in a proper sray bay with mask and still using the crappy spray can and u wet sand it before u spray not after.

if u want a shiny finish like a car use a mat colour and then just use a clear coat or called lacquer

bluscrn of deth
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i never use that self etching ,.....yeah its great primer but 97 cent walmart brand primer works great

monty888
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The 900 is black as standard, so why paint it black?

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monty888
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*hits self in head* of course.

superdoughboy4
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Lol Monty. I'd like to see the Antec 900 in Piano Black.
It might be close to glossy, but it might seem nice.
Or maybe just the matte black.
Oh the possibilites. Hahah.

monty888
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Piano black would look good. Matte black would look awesome with really bright LEDs in the case. Like Darth Vader but a PC case...

superdoughboy4
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Vader was more a gloss, spit polished black.
His helmet anyway.

monty888
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Fine. Either way - if you took Darth Vader black, added a load of red LEDs / cold cathodes it would look awesome.

superdoughboy4
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That'd be pretty cool.

mnpctech
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Thanks guys, heres the computer painting article that video was taken from :Thumb

http://www.mnpctech.com/case-mod-paint-computer-pc-case-mod-how-to.html

Awesome Case Mods!
mnpctech.com

sargent300ca
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prsonaly i think any colour except silver looks great ive seen antec 900s painted black and they look great soo go ahead and do it you wont be disapointed:)