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Old 07-20-2010, 05:50 PM   #11
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I think i've seen the matte/glossy krylon paint krap describes.

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Every walmart should have it. Usually on the pet section side, somewhere in the middle, they'll have 3-4 aisles of spray paints varnishes etc.

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okay i just picked up some of the spray paint. i'm gonna try to find something similar but the biorb is so glossy, i'm not sure what to test it on.
since i've read that it's fish safe i'm considering testing it on an inconspicuous spot, maybe the inside bottom of the tank that's covered by gravel (if i can reach there, that is.)
i guess i'll keep everybody posted and upload pictures if i decide to do it, incase anyone else has ideas similar to mine.

EDIT: i just remembered i have one of those mac mouses and it's kind of broken/useless at this point and the finish is similar. i might test it out on that.
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if its a glossy plastic scuff it down with a scatch brite pad or steel wool till its dull then wash it down with a mild soap and warm water to remove as much of the dust and oil from the plastic. DO NOT use paint prep to clean it will melt the plastic. give it a realy lite coat 1st (just a dusting of paint) this will help with the next few coats adhear better.its just like painting plastic molding on a car hope it works for you i wana c pics good luck

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