How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

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Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

Postby bubba » Tue Apr 08, 2008 5:51 am

Yeah you need a quality low tac masking tape, or even the blue painters tape.

Sucks you paint job went south.
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Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

Postby kappage » Tue Apr 08, 2008 6:37 am

i ahve been fixing it up with Electrical tape now and using some black paint on a very fine brush,

Its on my new almost 100% modded case which u guys havnt seen yet it looks pretty sweet!! ill get some photos up when this is done
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Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

Postby kappage » Wed Apr 09, 2008 6:08 pm

Well after trying to fix it up i jsut screwed it up even more. Now i have no clue what i am going to do with it... I was thinking of something like printing out on a piece of paper "Nuclear Fission Beware" just so no one can see my screw up...
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Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

Postby skier » Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:25 am

you tried painting with duct tape :shock: [-X masking tape ONLY(unless you have some kind of proffessional stuff), and you should run your fingernail over the edges of the tape and where there are crevaces especially, because spray paint loves to seep through under the tape, but it cant if the tape is applied fully :drinkers:
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Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

Postby kappage » Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:58 pm

Yea but now what can i do about it?
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Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

Postby bubba » Thu Apr 10, 2008 8:21 pm

When it comes to paint there is two options.

1. Cover it up with another graphic of some kind.

2. sand it all down, new primer base coat and do it over. If its metal you might get away with paint thiner.


Either way sucks. Cover up blows as its not what you want, and the sanding just sucks because there is nothing like doing it twice.
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Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

Postby kappage » Fri Apr 11, 2008 2:08 am

I was thinking of just doing a new graphic on their, just some lines or something easy...
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Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

Postby PM_DMNKLR » Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:08 pm

I've done it the way Alathald mentioned, as well as a better method I've found, which also uses card stock, or even plastic stencil sheet, but you run it through a Xyron sticker maker, using the temporary adhesive rolls, not the permanent. Size of the stencil is what determines which Xyron unit to use, I have different sizes and I love using them for things like this, as well as other things. They're great products and fairly inexpensive as well.

I also agree that you did a great job with what you had available and it would appear to be under-appreciated. You could likely make a small amount of turnaround off of something like that if you had the opportunity, good job :)

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Re: How To: Paint Mask or Stencil

Postby Cyberburnout » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:08 pm

This is an old post but still very useful. I can see many uses for this. Its cheap and simple to do with household items. Awesome.


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