Lessons of Paint

Dupli-Color Perfect Match Universal Chrome Review

As we have discussed in the past, spray paint lids can lie, promising a paint finish that the product itself cannot…

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Low-Budget Rust Solution

A coat of rusted steel (sometimes called a patina) is an excellent addition to any casemod with a weathered theme.…

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Harsh Lessons of Paint: Dusty Drying

Newsflash: paint is sticky when wet. Hours of hard work can be destroyed by a single thumbprint, and most people know…

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Harsh Lessons of Paint: Undoing with Acetone

The astute reader may notice that my HLOP articles carry a theme: paint is hard. People (especially me) make mistakes.…

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Harsh Lessons of Paint: Leaking Lacquers

Lacquer-based paints are a fussy class of paints used to create high-quality paint jobs. If you’re thinking of experimenting with…

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Painting Steps to Achieve That Perfect Finish

Creativity drives us to be different. Or does it? Does our mind realize that we are being creative, or is…

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Harsh Lessons of Paint: Bad Bristles

Acrylic paint is a great, cheap paint for modifying your hardware. For a few dollars you can get a couple bottles of…

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Harsh Lessons of Paint: Don’t Pray, Spray

Spray paint cans can be inconsistent. There can be insufficient pressure from a clogged stem, the nozzles can become obstructed and…

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Harsh Lessons of Paint: Poppin’ Paint Cans

Spray paint cans are a remarkably stable combination of high pressure gasses and flammable chemicals. However, this stability can be…

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Harsh Lessons of Paint: Savage Solvents

To put it simply, spray paint is a pressurized can filled with paint and solvent. Certain plastics and rubbers will dissolve in…

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