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By huzi_a, Member on 18th March 2012, 02:30 PM
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Hey guys, I have a few scratches and scuffs on my black HTC Desire S around the edges. I have a case on it but it was my cousin's and i think he went a while without a case. I'm thinking of spray painting it to the original colour. If i can't get the original one then possibly a different colour. How would I go about doing that and what kind of paint would i need? Strange question for XDA, eh? :P
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19th March 2012, 06:45 AM |#2  
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Hey guys, I have a few scratches and scuffs on my black HTC Desire S around the edges. I have a case on it but it was my cousin's and i think he went a while without a case. I'm thinking of spray painting it to the original colour. If i can't get the original one then possibly a different colour. How would I go about doing that and what kind of paint would i need? Strange question for XDA, eh? :P
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Dude do not spray paint. Spray paint will be much weaker than the original coating... so it will wear off gradually. There is another Option though- http://braindeadlock.net/macbook-dye-project/
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You can replace all the housing, with a new one, more expensive then paint, but it can actualy "renew" your device.
Search ebay for item number 260851559777.

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20th March 2012, 07:40 PM |#4  
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Can't remember where but someone in here went the other way and sanded the casing down to remove all the paint, making it a silver desire S. Looked quite nice.

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20th March 2012, 07:57 PM |#5  
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Dude do not spray paint. Spray paint will be much weaker than the original coating... so it will wear off gradually. There is another Option though- http://braindeadlock.net/macbook-dye-project/

Yeah i'd prefer that the paint lasts a long time. I like the dying idea but i'd probs end up "dying the cat" as he said in the guide :P

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You can replace all the housing, with a new one, more expensive then paint, but it can actualy "renew" your device.
Search ebay for item number 260851559777.

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I was thinking of that but I don't really trust myself :P

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Can't remember where but someone in here went the other way and sanded the casing down to remove all the paint, making it a silver desire S. Looked quite nice.

Sent from my HTC Desire S using xda premium

I think this would be the best option coz I've seen a Desire HD sanded down which looked really sexy. I'm gonna research it a bit more.
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