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Old 07-02-2003, 07:05 PM   #16
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Im a big fan of a polished silver chassis with smaller pieces in colour, acting as highlights. I like green, especially the Hardcore green. I cant wait for school to start so I can steal chemicals from the chem lab to do my own anodizing again
Do you want to share with us the secret of how to do anodizing???
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Old 07-02-2003, 07:25 PM   #17
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Check this site out http://www.focuser.com/atm/anodize/anodize99.html should answer any questions you have about anodizing.
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I am not sure if its mentioned in Randmans link or not but this place sells the kits and gives you a idea of the colors out there

http://www.caswellplating.com
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Old 07-02-2003, 08:35 PM   #19
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That seems like a really good price, you get the whole anodizing setup for $200, I might buy one and try to start anodizing myself. I'm sure it would pay itself off in no time...
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Old 07-02-2003, 10:03 PM   #20
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BTW, this gauges my interest. How many people would be interested in getting parts anodized? I would pick up the stuff to strip the old anodizing, then polish the pieces, and obviously anodize them. Let me know on this, I think I want to start anodizing...
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Old 07-02-2003, 11:30 PM   #21
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i wanna adonize stuff!! and i think someone on rctech does it...dynamo007 or sumthing...check in the painting forum
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Old 07-03-2003, 08:57 AM   #22
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I know Dynoman does anodizing, but the problem is you have to do the prep work. I would buy vibratory tumblers to polish all of the parts up before they were anodized, this will give the best look once the pieces are finished. I think I'll pick up all of the necissary stuff to anodize out of my next paycheck
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Let us know if you do it.

On the original question, I like the silver on the 414M.

I am always up for an original looking car. Can you anodize stuff yellow? What do you guys think? I like green too.

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Old 07-03-2003, 02:28 PM   #24
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I used the focuser page, it was really helpful. My biggest problem was attatching the wire to the piece. If there was some way of making screws that were attatched to wires, without soldering them, it would be a lot easier, you could just screw into a hole on the part.

Its was a lot of fun, but it was pretty boring. And also, you dont get any anodizing on the spot where you attatch the wire. Im sure there is some way aroud that, though.
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Yellow can be done, if I do buy the stuff, I will experiment with a bunch of different colors and see what looks good before I do it for anyone else.
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I do my own anodizing, and by far the most popular color is Blue, then Purple then Red. I only do those 3 and black; they seem to be the most popular colors (alloys?)
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If I were to do anodizing, I'd offer those colors, but I would offer an array of other colors to get out of the ordinary as well. Blue and purple have been so over done, and red is headed that way soon too. There needs to be options to get away from looking like everyone else.
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My oval car is anodized green, and my XXXNT is anodized red....My next oval car will be orange...

Look up anodizing in the phone book and whip out the cash!
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green is very cool has been my personal favorite for a while ...
yellow is easily done just buy the die... i have been doing some orange and people go crazy over it ..gold is very nice as well
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trf414mii right?
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