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    Spraying centre console

    Im just after a list of products needed to begin this.

    I know about the plastic primer filler and lacquer, but was wondering what was the popular halfords silver paint everyone used on here alu or something?

    And what grade papers do i need?

    cheers lads
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    have a little search as im sure the answers will be found.

    however sandpaper start off with a meduim grit ones working down to a very fne one around 1200

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    There is a How-to with a list of all the parts needed.

    Plastic filler primer,
    primer,
    paint,
    lacquer

    and you need wet and dry paper

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    but it doesnt have the name of the paint? the halfrauds one?
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    if you will be spraying the whole lot then it doesn't really matter on the exact colourm, get what looks good

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    ye i think i have the right stuff, alu paint its called, will have to give it a go soon.
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    ive got a spare console if you need one.

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    na im alrite mate im just going to spray mine, would be nice but i have a tight budget!
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    no probs mate

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    if u fancy something a little different then get some mixed up, its only about £10-15 a can and it comes as non aerosol/easy spray nozzle.

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