Painting mic grilles
Old 7th February 2011
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Painting mic grilles

I want my shure wireless grill to be black. Is spray paint okay? Of course i know to remove the grill from the mic components... Is there a certain kind of paint to use?
Old 7th February 2011
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Krylon ? or If you have a shop near by that powder coats ?
Old 7th February 2011
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Any auto grade paint really works. Just be sure to pay attention to the mics earth precautions. My sm58 has an earthed grille
Old 7th February 2011
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Take the foam out of it first also.
Old 7th February 2011
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... and remove the grill from the mic before spraying it
Old 7th February 2011
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Always a good idea to thoroughly clean whatever you are trying to paint first, some good soap and water, and rinsed well, dried thoroughly. Primer is a good idea too if you'd like it to last longer.
Old 7th February 2011
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Anybody know any particular paint? I want to make sure it'll stand up to spit and road use...
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Krylon in the us and plasticote in the uk
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