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    How did you chrome your Daft Punk Helmet?

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    I see there are a lot of ways to paint these helmets and get a chrome effect without giung through the chemical process. Chrome paint, chrome film, or cold chrome for plastic. I actually just know them, but I would like to know how you guys chromed your helmets, so I can pick the best one and try to use it

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    Re: How did you chrome your Daft Punk Helmet?

    Quote Originally Posted by viST3 View Post
    I see there are a lot of ways to paint these helmets and get a chrome effect without giung through the chemical process. Chrome paint, chrome film, or cold chrome for plastic. I actually just know them, but I would like to know how you guys chromed your helmets, so I can pick the best one and try to use it
    I have heard that you can airbrush it to look chromed but I haven't done it yet or know anyone that has done it.

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    Re: How did you chrome your Daft Punk Helmet?

    Chrome film wouldn't work very well (due to the extreme curvature of the helmet)
    That chrome paint looks promising!
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    Re: How did you chrome your Daft Punk Helmet?

    A lot of sanding. I'm talking up to 10,000 grit micromesh. So once you get it class smooth after the micromesh on the black backer level of paint. You lightly spray the chrome paint, you do not want runs, that will ruin the finish. Chrome spray isn't like other spray paints. It's chrome particles held in a solvent, so it flakes off very easily, but will dull when clear coated. So you can clear it carefully and then hit it with some more chrome if you want to try to get a higher shine. I didn't clear coat my helmet, so the shine was very good for paint, but it wore off in places after 2 days of convention use.

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