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Author Topic: Which of these 2 silvers on a Robotron Restoration?  (Read 693 times)

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8BitMonk

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Which of these 2 silvers on a Robotron Restoration?
« on: October 10, 2016, 10:41:46 am »
Looking for a little feedback, restoring a Robotron and debating which of these two silvers (Rustoleum Aluminum or Stainless Steel) to use. It's totally subjective, just looking for opinions. I'm leaning towards the darker, I think it's closer to the original and will hold up better.






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Re: Which of these 2 silvers on a Robotron Restoration?
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2016, 10:44:22 am »
I'm leaning towards the darker, I think it's closer to the original and will hold up better.


I'd go with the darker one as well.  It should look really good once the red and blue are down on top of it.
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Re: Which of these 2 silvers on a Robotron Restoration?
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2016, 10:58:18 am »
I'd go with the darker one as well.  It should look really good once the red and blue are down on top of it.

Thanks for the feedback. For anyone else stumbling upon this below are red/blue examples of the gamestencils.com colors and Rustoleum. I'm going with the rattle can Rustoleums for red/blue, gamestencils.com red is way off and blue is too bright. I'll start a restoration thread once I'm farther along.






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Re: Which of these 2 silvers on a Robotron Restoration?
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2016, 11:40:04 am »
Don't know why this was moved to restorations, the purpose of the post was a general question about color choice, not about the restoration.  :dunno

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Re: Which of these 2 silvers on a Robotron Restoration?
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2016, 01:12:18 pm »
I think it's relative to restorations, as you're trying to match the original.

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Re: Which of these 2 silvers on a Robotron Restoration?
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2016, 10:15:14 pm »
Did you try mixing the two silvers?

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Re: Which of these 2 silvers on a Robotron Restoration?
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2016, 01:02:51 pm »
No, I used the Stainless Steel, full resto thread here

  
 

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