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Offline Snikrep

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So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« on: Thu, 14 August 2014, 00:58:49 »
Hey guys and gals  :p

I just wanted to share a little project I completed today.

This was done over the course of about 6 hours (wouldn't have taken quite so long if I didn't mess up the first time and have to peel it all off).

I hope you guys like it as this completes my Stormtrooper feel for my desk setup.

Pics folllow (sorry if rather potato-esque):

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Add a little artistry to picture for obvious effect:

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And this side turned out a little bubbly but still looks really good IMO:

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Let me know what you all think,

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« Last Edit: Thu, 14 August 2014, 01:16:23 by Snikrep »

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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 14 August 2014, 05:59:08 »
Not bad.  Not bad at all!

The inverted top row is an interesting touch!
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Offline Snikrep

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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 14 August 2014, 11:02:44 »
Thanks Rowdy!!!!

Yeah the inverted top row was an idea I had and I think it worked out nice.

I really like the the flipped spacebar as well (for obvious typing reasons ;)), but the color scheme I wanted meant that this was a good way of doing the top row.

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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 22 August 2014, 10:24:15 »
I've been thinking of trying this. I love the matte black Plasti Dip, but I'm worried it's going to start peeling off after a while. I PD'd some speaker covers in my car a while back and that happened after a few months. Too scared to risk my QFR, haha.

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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 12 November 2014, 09:16:07 »
Nice! Thinking about plastidipping my xt with gun metal grey.
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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 12 November 2014, 09:37:16 »
Ew ew more deets pls. Did you prime it?  The PD is rattle can, right?
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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #6 on: Sat, 15 November 2014, 15:15:50 »
Ew ew more deets pls. Did you prime it?  The PD is rattle can, right?

So no sanding, no primer. The Plastidip is in a rattle can.

I just took my time to make sure I coated it evenly and it turned out pretty good.

I have recently taken the PD off since it was peeling so I made end up sanding and painting it soon.

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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 02 February 2015, 19:57:47 »
When you plasti dipped it was it just on cardboard or did you hang it or suspend it or something to get all the edges. I know plasti dip sorta fuses together at the end
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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #8 on: Fri, 06 February 2015, 14:19:32 »
When you plasti dipped it was it just on cardboard or did you hang it or suspend it or something to get all the edges. I know plasti dip sorta fuses together at the end

I set it on a piece of cardboard with some supports underneath it so it wasn't directly on the cardboard.

It was a little frustrating at times since I did it on my back patio with a slight breeze but it turned out okay I think.

If I was to redo the whole thing, since it was peeling, I would suspend it somehow to cover the whole of the case.

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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 09 February 2015, 17:31:19 »
Looks great! ;D

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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #10 on: Mon, 23 March 2015, 18:37:54 »
How does it feel? I plastidipped my wheels but I'm not sure the plastic feel is... also, do you think if it got stained you could wash it? It seems like porous plastic.

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Re: So I Plasti Dipped my QFR
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 31 March 2015, 00:27:59 »
Glad I ran across this thread - I picked up some orange Plasti Dip over the weekend.  Sounds like I need to setup something to suspend it from to paint it.  I just did a quick spray tonight to check the color and I already had issues with it just sitting on cardboard.
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