#1
Hey everyone!

I just took a look at my guitar case and noticed it's quite banged up! I then realized that it was buildling character itself and I wanted to add some character myself.

I wanted to try...maybe paint or spray paint some vynyls or letters on it? Sort of what clapton did with his case in the cream days.

Has anyone done this before? I wouldn't imagine it being too hard, but advice would be nice .
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#2
Spray paint sounds good, maybe there's somewere you can get big letter stencils.
anyway if you can get a stencil for letters, try spraying a light coat of spray adhesive onto the stencil. tape some newspaper onto the parts you don't want painted, stick that stencil (with spray adhesive) onto surface. SPRAY! then quickly peel off the stencil, paper etc
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#4
what kind of spray would you use to finish it, I'm also interested in doing this
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#6
Or...You could just spray paint it and leave it like that. It doesnt have to be rocket science.

Make some stencils, spray, let dry. Your done.
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#8
True, but if the case is beat up now, I really dont see a point.

Meh, To each his own. Good luck.
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#9
It's not that beat up, it only has some scratches on its edges, it ain't broken up or anything.

Anyway, I just wanted it to look like my own.

But I just wanted to have letter stencils...I guess.
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#10
thats chill dude
i want to do that now also lol
if i get a hardshell case :p
those are expensive... and it doesn't really alter my tone so it comes last...
but do it good man =]
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#12
So any advice on what I should put on it?

I was going to put Shoop Da Whoop, but it seemed to be a tad too long...
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#14
Hmm...


Not really, tough thinking about it--really.
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#16


I just loved how clapton wrote CREAM on his case though...looked so sick.

More ideas anyone?
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#18


^Something like that.
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#19
smoke a lot of pot, have sex 24/7, then randomly spray shit on your case and you're set
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#20
Stencil "CREAM" on it in white.


Wait....

damn.
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When I read the title I thought you were doing a Fool SG. But you're not ...
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#22
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^Hardshells aren't that bad, you just gotta look around, know how to haggle. I got mine for 60.



i got a almost brand new freedom hardshell case...for 25 dollars


yep- 25 bucks!!!

the guy need to pay his studio rent- hahahahaha
#24
i put my surname on my case in big letters, followed by "fragile electronic device".

make sure you get the stencil straight though, cos i didn't get it right the first time i did it!
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#27
Rofl.

Maybe that would be a good idea...

But then again, this probably won't be the ONLY amp I will own in my life time...


Screw it, i'm doing it!
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#28
Go to the auto shop and buy VYNIL spraypaint or it will never dry.
Regular spraypaint + vynil = eternally sticky mess.

I think you rub some rubbing alcohol over it first to open up the pores of the vynil and help the paint stick.

Gonna be cool with the awesome Orange stencil on it. What colour are you doing it Jin?
#29
Probably lavender. =\


Alright, so to get this straights, can someone write a straight list for me on what to do...

I'm DYI retarded .
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#30
Buy the paint.
Buy some cardboard big enough for the design.
Go get the Orange logo blown up to the right size at a copy shop or something.
Stick it on thecardboard and cut it out. Remember you need parts to attach the 'islands' in the middle of letters so don't screw that up.
Clean the surface.
Place stencil on top. (Probably stick it so it won't move)
Then apply light sprays until it is solid enough colour (Light coats stopit from running under the sencil)
Remove stencil.
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