Painting a Guitar with Flakes in a spray-can

We get a few people into the shop that want to paint their Electric Guitars, some of whom don’t have their own spray gear. So I thought I would put something together in this blog to show you how to spray your Electric Guitar with spray cans.

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Motorbike re-spray with spray-cans

I have been asked from time to time if its possible to paint a motorbike with spray cans. Whilst it is best to use the correct spray equipment, not every one has access to this, so when friend asked me to re-spray his bike I thought, here is an opportunity to show you how.

When painting a motorbike, you have to be careful with what products to use as there can be problems with fuel spilling (especially around the fuel tank) as it eats into the paint.  Hopefully this step by step by process can give you an idea of what to do and give you the confidence to give it a go yourself.

 

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Nissan Silvia

The Green Nissan S13 Silvia is a Nationally Competitive drift car, running in the Australian Drifting Grand Prix. Painted in Dupont Centari 2K Basecoat – Custom made Green Mica from Autopower. All Dupont Clears, Primers and goodies needed to paint this beast was also supplied from Autopower Car Paint Centre.

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Pink Café Racer

Pink Café Racer – is a replica 1968 Norton Commando 750 built from the ground up. The only difference between the original Norton and this uniquely painted replica is the kick stand and rear guard. Built from many of ebay purchases as well as scrounging from mates, this replica Norton is beauty certainly turns a few heads with its House of Kolor Fucsia flake glazing in your eyes . The House of Kolor Flake wal applied over Dupont Primer and Dupont 2K Base followed up by Dupont Clear.

Silver Café Racer

Silver Café Racer (motorbike)- Is a Norton Motorcycle , based on the Norton 850MK2 Café Racer. This powerful machine’s engine was built using the bottom end of a MK2 with a R10 Head, with the primary drive of a 40MM belt and aluminium pulley and clutch basket crafted by Steve Maney. Painted by Pete, using Dupont Centari 2k Basecoat Course Aluiminum Metallic and topped of with Dupont 2K Clear. All paint products are from Autopower Car Paint Centre.