where to buy black paint?

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
  • Emotiva amps are already black.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    Emotiva amps are already black.

    Deep, deep insight into the issue from this man. I stand in awe.

    :)
  • As time has passed, perhaps it should be noted that orange is the new black.

    And Emotive amps are black not because they lack color, but because they are inclusive of all colors.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
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    [Cliff Clavin]
    As you may know, there are two color systems - additive and subtractive.
    In additive color (light), the three primary colors are red, green, and blue. All of the colors together sum to white.
    In subtractive color (paint), the three primary colors are yellow, cyan and magenta. All of the colors together sum to poo brown.
    [/Cliff Clavin]
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    :)
  • littlewoodboatslittlewoodboats Posts: 791
    edited March 2017
    hertz9753 wrote: »

    Does black paint really help for "wood"? Do you spray it on or use a brush? Will it make my "wood" bigger? :razz:

    Deleted to avoid the ban involved. o:)

  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    You know, I just came to the realization that I am going to have to source some black paint to make this 2" throat Emilar horn look purty.

    32368861594_12cb40a849_b.jpgDSC_7249 (2) by Mark Hardy, on Flickr

    Thank Heavens for this thread!

  • Moose68BashMoose68Bash Posts: 3,547
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    You know, I just came to the realization that I am going to have to source some black paint to make this 2" throat Emilar horn look purty.

    32368861594_12cb40a849_b.jpgDSC_7249 (2) by Mark Hardy, on Flickr

    Thank Heavens for this thread!

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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,622
    edited March 2017
    I would go with a candy apple red on those...
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    I would go with a candy apple red on those...

    ooooh. Is that easier to source than black?

  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    oooh, oooh, oooh! I found some!
    An audiophile brand, too!

    Better hurry, though -- it's on clearance!

    https://www.parts-express.com/peavey-black-touch-up-paint-12-oz-spray-can--248-8810

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  • RicardoRicardo Posts: 10,504
    Awesome find. And they provide life time tech support!!!! So if sound does not get better after painting you can call for help.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    That's right, I forgot the tech support! It's a no-brainer purchase, isn't it?

    :)
  • vmaxervmaxer Posts: 4,327
    You cannot but black paint any longer, only this:

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    Not being used:
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    RT25i's -2, using other 2 in shop
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  • RicardoRicardo Posts: 10,504
    You guys think this paint can also give me blacker blacks on my projector and TV's? Might give it a try....
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 9,941
    Ricardo wrote: »
    You guys think this paint can also give me blacker blacks on my projector and TV's? Might give it a try....

    So black that you see into a paralell universe.
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,613
    black is the new -- umm -- black.
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,622
    I used to think black wives mattered...
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  • vmaxervmaxer Posts: 4,327
    I used to think black wives mattered...

    You bad boy!!¡
    Pio Elete Pro 520
    Panamax 5400-EX
    Sunfire TGP 5
    Micro Seiki DD-40 - Lyra-Dorian and Denon DL-160
    PS Audio GCPH phono pre
    Sunfire CG 200 X 5
    Sunfire CG Sig 405 X 5
    OPPO BDP-83 SE
    SDA SRS 1.2TL Sonicaps and Mills
    Ctr CS1000p
    Sur - FX1000 x 4
    SUB - SVS PB2-Plus

    Workkout room:
    Sony Bravia XBR- 32-Inch 1080p
    Onkyo TX-DS898
    GFA 555
    Yamaha DVD-S1800BL/SACD
    Ft - SDA 1C

    Not being used:
    RTi 38's -4
    RT55i's - 2
    RT25i's -2, using other 2 in shop
    LSI 15's
    CSi40
    PSW 404
  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 12,536
    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

    The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to good analogue reproduction.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 9,971
    treitz3 wrote: »

    Could you imagine how many coats to cover those walls up when it was time for a change :#
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  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 12,536
    Unless it was certain shades of yellow, deep red or orange? I could do it in one coat, no bleed through or drips spraying with a 413 tip.

    Yes, I am a professional. Please do not attempt to try this at home.

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    The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to good analogue reproduction.
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 3,000
    @pitdogg2 can be thanked for reviving this thread (yet again) :wink:

    Thought I blame myself for being curious...

    On a more serious note, I HAVE had trouble finding a high quality, low reflectivity black paint. Been looking for a solution for my dash on my car.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 9,971
    Better sunglasses
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  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 3,000
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    Better sunglasses

    Doesn't help with the reflection on the clear gauge cluster cover. At high solar angles, the reflection from the base of the cluster hood (which is black) actually whites out the view of the gauges.
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,553
    I don't need no stinkin gauges......
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