a5noob, on Jul 22 2006, 12:35 AM, said:
Hey man me and my dad have done finishes to real guns and we dip them in our tub full of thinner and other stuff to strip them, so I don't know maybe dip the paintball guns instead of sandblasting?
There is probably a reason for not doing it this way but I thought it couldnt hurt to post my 2 cents.
And i love the work, truly amazing wish I had the ca$h.
We do already dip our parts in a solvent tank but not to avoid sandblasting. It's done to actually assist it by removing any oils that the fine sand will cling to. Sandblasting is an essential part of DuraCoating. Some painters out there don't sandblast and I think there crazy because of the huge difference in quality between the two.
kevohh, on Jul 23 2006, 09:26 PM, said:
I dont know if you cut the digi stencils out by hand but something that helped me out a ton is I made digi patterns on my computer and took it to the guy who does all the vinyl stickers for my company. He has a printer that will also cut out all the stencils and they are perfect! he has a removable sticker that I print them out on. This saved me a ton of time because before I was cutting out all my stencils with an xacto knife and it took forever to make them look decent.... BIG timesaver! hope it helps! Bone, get back up here to Logan to play man!! good time and new fields!
Yup we got one of those vinyl cutter, I love it and it works great. It really has been a huge time saver. All I have to do is design the image on my computer and print it out on the cutter.
And I'll get back up to Logan. My buddy who lives up there is doing military stuff till September so I plan to go up there after he gets back. Besides it's way to hot right now. I Love Paintball but I have limits to what kind of heat I can take.
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