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Old 13th July, 2002, 08:51 PM
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Keyboard Makeover

Don't know what got into me today just up and decided to paint my keyboard Blue Metal Flake
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Old 13th July, 2002, 09:54 PM
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Very pretty!
Is it 'sticky'?
What kind of paint did you use?
Inquiring minds *need* to know...
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Old 13th July, 2002, 10:06 PM
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I picked up the Paint at VIP discount Auto. Its Plasti-kote #311 Blue Metal Flake. I used a Krylon primer. As with anything you want to be durable you should allow the paint to dry thoroughly for atleast 48hrs. Right now I'll just leave that keyboard on the shelf for a few days. I Painted my wifes Antec SX-830 Red awhile back and it seems very durable. Right now my ViewSonic PF-790 19" Monitor was just applied its first base coat. :beer:
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Old 14th July, 2002, 02:01 AM
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Looks nice, too bad the keys are black, that would be really sharp with black keys and the black trim.
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Old 14th July, 2002, 02:55 AM
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I thought about having the white keys with a blue keyboard looking a little odd so I decided not to paint the underside which is already white so it may compliment the keys a little.
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Old 14th July, 2002, 03:57 AM
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Ahh yes, that does make it better. Very nice modd. Blue metalic is so perty looking. Im thinking i need to change my color scheme to something like that. I like black and silver, but it makes it look like a friggin compaq

And Sony is doing blue LED's now too.

All that work i go to for blue LED's and black and silver color scheme, and then they change there colors so it looks like a freakin OEM machine.
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Im thinking of doing my keyboard- just like that- except wireless- did you take it apart?
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Old 14th July, 2002, 05:33 AM
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Im thinking of doing my keyboard- just like that- except wireless- did you take it apart?
That would be the easiest way to do it. Rather than taping off the keys and all.
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These Logitech keyboards seem to be the easiest to do. As stated before I didnt paint the underside just the top cover. It was soooooo easy, just flip it over and take out the eleven screws. I popped off my keys also and gave it a good cleaning inside.
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Old 14th July, 2002, 05:48 AM
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VERY VERY cool dude!!! I've been thinking about doing this for sometime now. I was thinking about doing the flex stone stuff.
Either way really cool.
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hummm do i have time before camp aoa....... YES :-D
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Im doing 2 kb's, and a mouse :-D- i m trying to find a similarpaint but in automotive....... i want my case to be scratch proof (yes it can and will be done!)
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Im doing 2 kb's, and a mouse :-D- i m trying to find a similarpaint but in automotive....... i want my case to be scratch proof (yes it can and will be done!)
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You should do them in the same color as your case. That would look sharp. And do your monitor too.
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I have a wireless Logitech KB and Mouse. I will be painting them to match my case, along with my 21 inch monitor.

That is an awsome job....
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Monitor is still curing but here's my Logitech Momo Wheel
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heres monitor........

*edit* WOW my camera makes it look like crap.... wait- this is after the 1st coat :-D- i have 3 on it now and 2 clear coat- :-D)
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speakers......
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