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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80296

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My customer wanted the hilt coated translucent blue, so I went with a candy blue auto paint, unfortunately the paint is very unforgiving so after the initial paint job almost a week ago I was forced to strip it and start over. This time I waited until good weather. The picture is garbage compared to how it looks in person. After 6 coats it will hang until Saturday then we'll slap in some guts.




I think my camera tried to color balance the blue, throws the whole photo off. In person it is a glossy sapphire blue and the black really pops. There is also some masking that won't come off until I'm sure the paint is good and ready.
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80297

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T O T A L L Y S I C K
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80298

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Better lighting


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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80300

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That's really slick, I like the blue a lot. :)
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80301

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Dry enough to carefully remove the masking for a sneak peak at the silver details
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80303

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Looks wonderful! :woohoo:
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80327

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oh wow!
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80328

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Electric blue! Striking! :woohoo:
Imagine what you will know tomorrow....
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80335

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Good morning blue viper.

Edon, I know we didn't talk about it, but I took the liberty of spraying the blade plug and covertech to match.
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80338

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Awesome blue, reminds me of Tron :woohoo: Great work as always :silly:
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80346

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Sounds good to me! ;)
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80381

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Look! Viper guts!
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80386

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Oh I can't watch, makes me nervous! :sick:
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 3 weeks ago #80407

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That blue is sick! Well done!
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 2 weeks ago #80481

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The Blue Viper is coming!

Finished and shipped!
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 2 weeks ago #80482

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Sweet. Don’t know who’s getting this beauty, but they’re gonna be one happy camper! :)
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 2 weeks ago #80484

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Greysider wrote:
Sweet. Don’t know who’s getting this beauty, but they’re gonna be one happy camper! :)
That would be Edon Bluewolf, the poster above you.
No matter where you go, there you are.
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 2 weeks ago #80493

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Yes I am already giddy with excitement! :woohoo:
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 2 weeks ago #80549

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Here it is relaxing in its new home:


B)
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WIP: The Blue Viper 3 months 2 weeks ago #80550

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Nice, I see you figured out the quick connects :)
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