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01-17-2010, 09:56 AM
Here's a 360 controller I was asked to airbrush for a friend. It's not cleared yet, and I'll take better pictures once it's back together. I'm using Auto Air paints, and a Devilbiss Dagr airbrush. I'm doing a PS3 controller too, but haven't started that one yet.





01-29-2010, 06:12 PM
Dropped this off at the body shop this morning to have it cleared.

01-29-2010, 09:48 PM
It looks pretty good, looking forward to the clear pictures. Might be a stupid question but why do you send it to get cleared as opposed to doing it yourself? Also how much do they charge to put the clear on?

01-30-2010, 03:09 AM
Thanks. I wanted a good automotive grade clear coat on this. It might be worth some money to me in terms of extra projects. The guy clearing it is doing it as a favor. He has to clear at the end of the day and always has some left over that he has to throw out.

01-30-2010, 10:15 PM
Nice of him, yeah was thinking about that it'll probably last better through wear and tear then using other clears.

01-30-2010, 10:39 PM
this looks awesome. :)

01-31-2010, 01:09 AM
Nice of him, yeah was thinking about that it'll probably last better through wear and tear then using other clears.

Yeah, he's an old High School friend.

this looks awesome. :)

Thanks. I'm looking forward to picking it up Monday morning.

01-31-2010, 09:23 AM
Definitely the way to go - I use a high quality automotive 2k clear myself now - I've tried the aerosol lacquers and a 1k cellulose based lacquer and neither of them have the strength or durability. Fumes can be a little harsh, so I got me a good mask and only work out in the garden shed - for some reason the wife objects if the house smells of paint for a week......

02-01-2010, 11:35 AM
Here it is in clear. All I have to do now is buff it, take glamor shots, and give it back. On to the PS3 controller!


02-01-2010, 12:38 PM
that is teh sex. as they say. :) awesome!

02-03-2010, 03:47 AM
vey nice man!

02-03-2010, 10:34 AM

02-03-2010, 09:24 PM
Thanks guys. I'm hoping to get this completed tomorrow.

02-03-2010, 11:20 PM
Looks awesome! Quick question tho, isn't there supposed to be a number, or dot in that Halo logo?


02-04-2010, 09:58 AM
Thanks Collins. In my reference picture, there isn't a dot or number. Though, looking at other pictures, it does look better with a dot in the middle.


03-01-2010, 03:19 PM
Very nice paint job on the pad SgtM, could you point me in the direction of a good airbrush forum, I want to focus on getting my airbrush skills up to an ok standard this year if possible, total newb & would like all the help I can get :).

03-06-2010, 09:54 AM
Thanks Waynio. Come on over and join us at www.theairbrushforum.com.