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Re: Project Spectrum [painting]
« Reply #80 on: January 05, 2019, 07:45:11 am »
Looks nice  :applaud:

Glad you are past the pain of painting - Not a fan of that either.
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Re: Project Spectrum [painting]
« Reply #81 on: January 05, 2019, 11:49:58 am »
Looks great!  Did you paint the artwork or get it printed?

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Re: Project Spectrum [painting]
« Reply #82 on: January 05, 2019, 02:03:37 pm »
Looks great!  Did you paint the artwork or get it printed?

Thanks. It's printed. If this was my paint job, it wouldn't look any good.

Just did the sides as well:



Not sure about the t-molding though. Currently have some white installed, but as the sides aren't exactly white, but more yellowish/offwhite, I am considering black or orange t-molding. Will take a better look tomorrow...

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #83 on: January 05, 2019, 05:28:04 pm »
Nice. I to need to get my cabinet ready for painting. Not my favorit part. But seeing the white cabinet, think i will go with white as well.
Ziet er gewldig goed uit ;)

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Re: Project Spectrum [painting]
« Reply #84 on: January 05, 2019, 06:19:26 pm »
Not sure about the t-molding though. Currently have some white installed, but as the sides aren't exactly white, but more yellowish/offwhite, I am considering black or orange t-molding.



I'd go with orange. White looks too bleak, black is too much of a contrast.
                  

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #85 on: January 05, 2019, 07:18:05 pm »
Looks great!  Did you paint the artwork or get it printed?

Thanks. It's printed. If this was my paint job, it wouldn't look any good.

Just did the sides as well:



Not sure about the t-molding though. Currently have some white installed, but as the sides aren't exactly white, but more yellowish/offwhite, I am considering black or orange t-molding. Will take a better look tomorrow...


I like either the black or orange t-molding. Leaning more to orange though.


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Re: Project Spectrum [painting]
« Reply #86 on: January 06, 2019, 03:33:08 am »
Not sure about the t-molding though. Currently have some white installed, but as the sides aren't exactly white, but more yellowish/offwhite, I am considering black or orange t-molding.



I'd go with orange. White looks too bleak, black is too much of a contrast.
Thanks for taking the time buddy. You didn't make it easier though ;-)

I do agree the white is a bit bleak, but as I want to put the cab in the living room for a while I don't want it to be too outstanding. While I like the orange I think it's a bit too flashy having in your face the whole time. And the problem with the orange is that it will be quite hard to find the right kind of orange. And yes, the black is quite a contrast to the sides, but I still kind of like it.

So I guess I will order some longer samples of orange and black and I will try those. Thanks again!

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Hmmm, the wife likes the orange or black the most. Didn't see that coming... ;-)
« Last Edit: January 06, 2019, 04:34:18 am by barrymossel »

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #87 on: January 06, 2019, 04:12:25 am »
Nice. I to need to get my cabinet ready for painting. Not my favorit part. But seeing the white cabinet, think i will go with white as well.
Ziet er gewldig goed uit ;)
Dankjewel! ;)

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #88 on: January 06, 2019, 05:31:31 am »
Looking awesome, black t-moulding works well for me too :)

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #89 on: January 06, 2019, 12:58:14 pm »
Will change the marquee retainers to black, but for the rest I'm quite happy. I will get some T-molding samples from my supplier in orange and black. So will decide on that later.


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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #90 on: January 06, 2019, 02:36:14 pm »
Looking good, Barry. Great example of a retro-inspired cab.
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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #91 on: January 06, 2019, 02:51:30 pm »
Black or white I reckon... the orange overpowers the nice retro stripes, imo, giving them less impact.  :cheers:

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #92 on: January 06, 2019, 06:21:25 pm »
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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #93 on: January 06, 2019, 08:38:47 pm »
This cabinet came out superb. Well done!

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #94 on: January 08, 2019, 07:27:49 am »
Excellent build!  Been working on a couple variations of this type cabinet as well.   Since you built the CP out of wood instead of metal, how are you holding it down?
can we get a pic of the inside brackets you used?

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #95 on: January 08, 2019, 07:28:18 am »
Looks nice!
I'd go with black T-molding- it frames the cabinet nicely. The orange will only work if it is in the exact same hue as the color on the print.

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #96 on: January 08, 2019, 07:33:25 am »
I like the white molding. Looks classy.
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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #97 on: January 08, 2019, 07:45:21 am »
Nice job. The colors look great on the cab. I think any one of the stripe colors would be a good choice for T-molding color.

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #98 on: January 08, 2019, 08:49:56 am »
Thanks guys!

The t-molding samples are delivered to the neighbors today, so will check them tonight! But I must agree with yotsuya that I kinda start to like the white as well... We'll see. Most important for now is the marquee retainer... Will be thinking about that this weekend probably.

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #99 on: January 08, 2019, 09:12:24 am »
Another vote for white.  Graphics came out nice, good work.

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #100 on: January 08, 2019, 10:32:08 pm »
Amazing work! I like the white too, Orange and black stood out too much.

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #101 on: January 08, 2019, 11:28:59 pm »
Fantastic cab!

I agree with your colour choices. This thing screams class!  :applaud:

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #102 on: January 09, 2019, 03:41:39 am »
That looks really good!  Glad to see it come together like that.  Well done.

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #103 on: January 09, 2019, 04:33:33 am »
Anything but white t-molding will distract from the really nice colour work in your graphics.  Go for white. 

Nice work.   :cheers:

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Re: Project Spectrum [final stage]
« Reply #104 on: January 09, 2019, 07:42:03 am »
I like the black. 
Your cabinet is already bright (but not loud)
the white flattens it out and the orange pushes toward loud..
Very nice :)

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