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Old 08-24-2013, 10:50 AM - Thread Starter
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Hi Folks,

i had my new vtf 3 mk4 sub for awhile, we had company over last weekend "kids" were playing in the bonus room and one of them were tossing a toy around and hit the side of my subwoofer. The scratch is really small,have to get up close to it to see it. I was wondering if i ordered this black finish it would hide that small scratch  or should i avoid doing it?

 

This is the ink i was going to buy,

i couldn't fine any "Satin Black"  Will this ruin the sub? http://www.amazon.com/Liquitex-Professional-Acrylic-Carbon-Black/dp/B00263XVVY/ref=sr_1_23?s=arts-crafts&ie=UTF8&qid=1377366269&sr=1-23&keywords=Satin+Finish+black 


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Old 08-24-2013, 11:03 AM
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Hi Folks,
i had my new vtf 3 mk4 sub for awhile, we had company over last weekend "kids" were playing in the bonus room and one of them were tossing a toy around and hit the side of my subwoofer. The scratch is really small,have to get up close to it to see it. I was wondering if i ordered this black finish it would hide that small scratch  or should i avoid doing it?

This is the ink i was going to buy,
i couldn't fine any "Satin Black"  Will this ruin the sub? http://www.amazon.com/Liquitex-Professional-Acrylic-Carbon-Black/dp/B00263XVVY/ref=sr_1_23?s=arts-crafts&ie=UTF8&qid=1377366269&sr=1-23&keywords=Satin+Finish+black 
If you ask me, if it is hard to see, you might be better off leaving it alone. If you use some kind of ink that does not match well will really make it noticeable.
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Old 08-24-2013, 11:16 AM - Thread Starter
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If you ask me, if it is hard to see, you might be better off leaving it alone. If you use some kind of ink that does not match well will really make it noticeable.


Thanks, ReedfDvr27.

I was kinda bummed when they told me what happen. I know it's not a big deal,but i hate it when some thing is not even a year old and gets scratches on it. I should of had the door lock. Ah So i guess i should avoid doing it.


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Take out the driver and amp, and take the cabinet to a car paint shop. Ask them to give sub cabinet a scratch resistant automobile quality finish in a Ferrari Red. So what if that would cost nearly as much as the sub itself, it would be pretty cool.
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:05 PM - Thread Starter
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that is a great idea!, lol iv seen some awesome, custom paint jobs on subwoofers before mostly cars though.

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I would love to get a sub with a curved cabinet and give it that chameleon paint job which you see on some show cars, like so:

talk about smokin' hot!
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The scratch is really small,have to get up close to it to see it.

Grab yourself a kid (water soluble) black magic marker and apply only to the scratch and see what you think? It usually works pretty well. Go flat if your finish is flat, wipe off to a degree with damp cloth.

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