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Paint to match Antec "metallic gray"?

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Derodeo

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It's probably a long shot but does anyone know of a spray paint color that comes close to matching what Antec uses on their "performance plus AMG" cases (they call it a metallic gray although I think of it as more a charcoal gray). Thanks.
 

trdsw20

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Luckily for you there is a ton of different auto paints. I fyou go to a auto supply store you are bound to find at least 6 different greys from one spray paint manufacturer alone.
I did my case in gun mental and this paint runs a bit darker then the cap of the spray paint. Sorry forget the brand

BTW are you painting CDROMS???
 

sirtoby

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Why not take a drive-bay cover with you and go to some place that sells paint and they'll probably be able to match it for you.
 

Detho9000

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Bring a side panel to a specialty paint shop or hobby shop (the hobby shop could probably direct you to a specialty paint shop).

They can color match the paint, mix it and can it in an areosol can.
I just hope you got a fat wallet though.

You may also want to try to contact Antec directly. It's a long shot but they may be able to give you the paint mix parts so you can have it mixed or be able to sell you the paint in a spray can.

-D9K
 
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Derodeo

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Thanks Detho9000 for the Antec contact idea. I have done that and am waiting for a reply. I don't actually have any specialty paint shops around here that I know of although I suspect some car body shops might do this. I was hoping there's some obscure off the shelf spray paint somewhere that comes close to matching.

I have a damaged Antec (right) side panel and also a spare side panel (I use a lot of Antec cases in systems I build). Unfortuately the spare panel is beige so I was hoping to paint it to match. "Metallic gray" is not a common color though...
 

OrionRU

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antec metalic grey ==== Toyota dark grey / metalic grey


Trust me on this, I put my case and my 88' celica near each other, its a perfect match.
 
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Derodeo

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Hey sounds good. Thanks very much OrionRU. I'll look for automotive paint matching late 80s Toyota dark grey.