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    Painting Plastic?

    Post by NorthernJordan on Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:15 pm

    Easy, Hard? Any tips welcome, what needed to do when prepping etc etc


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    Re: Painting Plastic?

    Post by Jamie on Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:56 pm

    i would just practice. be carful though, some paints melt some plastics.
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    Post by Wally on Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:35 am

    Easy, just make sure you use a fine grade wet n dry with plenty if water and use a plastic primer before you put the colour on


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    Re: Painting Plastic?

    Post by NorthernJordan on Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:48 am

    No special paints? just the pirmer ive got to get then?


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    Re: Painting Plastic?

    Post by ratvespa on Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:16 am

    depending what plastic it is and how flexible it is try use a paint with flexible additive is else when the panel or whatever it is flexes the paint will crack and eventually flake. and try use the same brand primer and paint throughout to prevent reacting
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    Re: Painting Plastic?

    Post by NorthernJordan on Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:11 pm

    its a screen with a slight scrape. If it looks terrible in real life and doesnt clean up. I will paint it.


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    Re: Painting Plastic?

    Post by Watson76 on Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:38 am

    Did you get the coast to coast screen you was after?
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    Re: Painting Plastic?

    Post by NorthernJordan on Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:58 am

    Yeah hopefully, just have to see how it is when arrives. I got it at a good price, cant afford much this month.


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    Re: Painting Plastic?

    Post by Watson76 on Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:27 am

    Yeah you and me both, was just thinking what a shit month it is ATM. Like the look of those screens, should look real smart

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