I followed the steps here in this thread http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=206667 I had an older Pure Storm that was in pretty bad shape with the top left low slice corners almost all the way through the frame and the paint really worn down all around the frame. I couldn't think of anything else so I put some JB Weld to patch up the real rough spots (sanded down flush with the frame). Then with the paint stripper, steel wool and paint wash I got all the paint off the frame. Then I wetsanded and got it nice and smooth. After that I used a flat black paint spray I got from home depot. I put on about 3 or 4 coats and in between each coat I wetsanded lightly across everything. Then I put a few coats of a clear satin finish with wetsanding in between again.