Yesterday I received the custom window applique from KarL'z Vinyl GraFIX. The applique is made from transparent frosted vinyl, so it looks etched into the window. Here is the steps involved in applying the window applique.
The first step is cleaning the surface of the window. I'm using Windex.
Using 100% cotton cloth to wipe off the surface.
Before you remove the backing paper, you need to determine the location of the applique first.
Once you decide on the location, apply pieces of low tack masking tape to mark off the edges of the applique. Doing this will make it easier to apply the PC window applique after you've removed the paper backing.
The masking tape piece eliminate the guessing when you apply the applique.
Remove backing paper from the applique, starting from one side.
Position and Apply the applique starting from edge of the masking tape.
You can use a Driver's License, Credit card or Vinyl Film Applicator so the applique is applied without any creases or air pockets.
Peel off the applique backing, starting from one side.
Ok! our Planetside2 New Conglomerate window applique is finished
Thank you greenroost! Much more to come and Matt's new Bitfenix fan controller arrived from OuletPC.
Nice, but I think a matching Metallic Blue finish would fit our theme better, instead of the Matte factory Black..
Dismantle looks easy enuf, just remove the bezel with Philips screwdriver.... Er, wait?
Bezel glass looks very fragile and GLUED on.... Considering how stock was very low on these controllers, I'm gonna to play it safe and just mask off everything, instead of trying to remove the glass from the glue adhesive..and risk breaking it
I'm using Scotch brand painters tape to mask off the glass....
Bitfenix factory applies a Black rubberized finish to the RECON fan controller..
You want to remove this thoroughly this rubberized surface material before applying your primer coat and paint.. I used 80 grit sandpaper
Only took a few minutes of sanding to remove the rubberized surface coating.. Now we're ready for paint!
I'm using Black Enamel Primer by RUSTOLEUM.... Let it cure for 1 hour, then we can apply our matching Blue Metallic paint next!
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