another customized paint racket

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  1. kimguroo

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    I can't believe I did it again.
    stripping racket is most hard work so whenever I strip paint, I am thinking that this will be last hahaha but I did paint another racket ^_^
    same design but different colors. I think several apparels use green color next year so I decided to use white and green.
    since I used lighter colors, decals looks better than previous racket.

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  2. Icedorb217

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    Look nice. Also how did you get the decals on there?
     
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  3. Speed Kat

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    very unique..
     
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  4. brownbearfalling

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    Nice scheme and the finish on it looks pro. What does it weigh?
     
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  5. Kirko

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    pretty talented guy or gal >>

    really ! very nice !
     
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  6. themitchmann

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    You can paint my Rebels anytime!

    I'll take the white/green. ;)
     
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  7. kimguroo

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    I used waterslide decal paper so print, cut decals then put it into water a few second then slide into frame.

    I recently bought two more used Japanese rebel 95. this one has paint chips and scratches so decided to repaint it.
    it should be around 310g. I will try to weight after putting grommets and port inserts. need to dry (I used waterbased paint and enamel clear coat so it will take long time to completely dry).

    does color combination look girly frame?
    my wife told me hahaha
    I wanted to use darker green but wanted to emphasize decal colors. the decal paper store sent me wrong papers. I ordered white paper but received clear paper :( so I had to use lighter green.

    painting is easy but stripping paint is the worst part of paint job.
    I can paint your frame if you send me a nice completely stripped paint frame hahahaha.
     
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  8. kimguroo

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    after installing grommets and port inserts
    I am waiting for 361 green string but not sure they will send the demo.
    it might look good with the 361 string.

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  9. MethodTennis

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    thats amazing! nicely done? what rebel is it the 93?
     
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  10. rlau

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    How to make an ugly frame even more ugly....

    Not my cup of tea....
     
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  11. kevoT

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    Liking the silver and green, but I have to say that I never liked your orange PJ.
     
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  12. fattsoo

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    not a fan of the color scheme...but the detail is awesome

    great job
     
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  13. kimguroo

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    It's Japanese rebel 95" ^_^
     
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  14. Fuzzball7

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    Pure Awesomness!
     
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  15. djNEiGht

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    Green or yellow or hybrid!

    Green, yellow, hybrid too. Maybe silver in a hybrid mix
     
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  16. Kirko

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    reminds me of those Lacquered beautiful boxes from >>

    China made long ago. you are a Talented Guy !! no doubt ! next question you play as well as you paint ? :) so Clever !!!
     
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  17. Bud

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    To the OP... have you ever tried removing frame paint via sandblasting?
     
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  18. kimguroo

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    no. it might be very easy to remove paint but very risky that it might ruin a frame ^_^
     
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  19. Bud

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    Try it and let us know :shock::lol:
     
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  20. whomad15

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    dude those racquets are awesome.
     
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  21. MethodTennis

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    yeah do it on an older racket but make sure you know how it plays before you sand blast it incase damage is not visable
     
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  22. namui

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    Awesome! ....
     
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  23. kimguroo

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    I don't have a sandblasting machine and slight mistake, the frame will be ruined. too risky. I will stick with hand sandpaper job ^_^
    my other 4 rebels have good paint condition so I don't think I will repaint any rackets for a while hahaha.
     
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  24. Pocky

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    By decal did you mean the monfils detail? Otherwise, how did you have monfils there?
     
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  25. kimguroo

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    Letters and monfils image were printed in waterslide decal paper.
    After I printed those image, I cut it then applied to the frame.
     
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