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Question: Strip or Paint Over

 
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strat2391



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:53 am    Post subject: Question: Strip or Paint Over Reply with quote

I just bought a DragonMountain body in silver off of ebay. Here is a picture of the same body in black:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=41406&item=3742178215&rd=1

I'm trying to decide between leaving it silver, which would be much easier, or finishing it in shoreline gold. If i did it in shoreline gold, would it be best to strip the silver and clear, or just use the silver as a base and paint over it with the gold? Thanks
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2004 1:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not sure of changing the color until I see the silver. But I do like Shoreline Gold alot. Never used it yet but would like to. If you really need a vote I'd go with the gold, its such a cool gold flake thats not too overpowering when it comes to gold paints. JMHO.

I would tend to think if its a new body you can scuff the top and shoot right on top but I've never tried it either so there ya go. I would think thew topcoat is a polyurethane or polyester type of material that doesn't need to be stripped. Others will pop in - Good Luck.
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