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#1 Jondagcl

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 12:38 AM

After reading a few of the tips on here (thanks Rookieblue) and the putterlounge thread with that great orange paintfill I figured I'd mess around with my wedges and see if I could come up with anything that looked good.

I know orange can't be everyones favorite color, but it is mine so. Here are some pics of what I did. I had never done paint fill before but it was so easy.

I used the Tamiya x-acrylic. I purchased a few colors (at 2.50 each its tough beat the prices) and I used an aerosol paint stripper.

Here is the step by step

Spray Paint stripper
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I waited the suggested amount of time and it stripped out all the black. And exposed white paintfill under the black. So I had to do this twice.

So here we go, after two paint stripper applications. Made the wedges look nice and shiny also.
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Ok, that powerbilt wedge I dont actually play. That is my test paint fill wedge since I bought two oranges. A translucent and a normal orange. I wanted to test that wedge out first. Its a super old wedge I dug out of the garage.

Here is that powerbilt. That transulcent oragne was a no go. It just looked weird.
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So I went with that regular orange color on my actual wedges here
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I did two coats of that orange just to make it bright and fill in as much as I could. Im pretty pleased with the results. I hit them on the course and the paint has help up so far.

Driver - Callaway XHot @ 10.5* w/ Project X Shaft S flex

3-Wood - Callaway Big Bertha @ 15* w/Mitsubishi Fubuki Zeta S flex

Hybrids 19* and 22* - X2 Hot w/ R flex shafts

Irons - 4-PW - Wishon 770 CFE w/ DG R300 Shafts

Wedges - 54* and 58* Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Chrome w/ DG S300 shafts

Putter - Scotty Cameron Newport 2.6

Bag - Sun Mountain Four 5


#2 Matt Saternus

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 04:18 AM

Very nice work!

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#3 RookieBlue7

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 04:10 AM

Looks good, glad any tips I gave you helped. Don't worry, you'll be paintfilling everything now, it's addicting. I think I paintfilled a divot tool the other day.

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Driver: TaylorMade SLDR 430 12* (w/ toe screw) w/ Project X Handcrafted LZ16 
Strong 3 wood: Taylormade SLDR TS 13* with Aldila NV 75X
3 Hybrid: Adams Super LSP 18* (bent to 17*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4 Hybrid: Adams Super LSP 20* (bent to 21*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
5-7I : Tour Issued Adams CB2 w/ Dynamic Gold Tour issue S400 hardstepped 1x
8-GW: Tour Issued Adams CB1 w/ Dynamic Gold S400 hardstepped 1x

SW: 56* Cleveland CG12 (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
LW: 60* Cleveland CG12 (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
Putter: Mannkrafted Widebody Rattler 34", 71* lie, 4* loft

Have a ton of back-ups in all categories, but there are always 14 clubs in the bag that differ depending on the course and set-up. Bomb and gouge. Yes, I'm a club gigolo.





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