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Dashboard Silver Trim Re-finishing

Postby acstestinc » Fri Dec 28, 2007 7:25 pm

Re-finished the silver trim on some areas, that had worn off from use, on my 78 Spyder dash with great results using a Silver "Pilot Super Color" permanent marker.
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Postby SunbirdMan » Thu Jan 10, 2008 5:32 pm

I was going to ask where you bought that marker but its not likely I'm going to find the same store here. I tried the Office Depot but they just had an extra fine point. Wal Mart=nothing. So I checked out pilot's website. They must have repackaged them. Under "Super Color marker" all they had was black,blue,red,green. However they have Silver and Gold Creative Markers. $3.95+$5.95shipping+$4.00 handling. Next time I'm in town I'll check the crafts store.
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Postby spyder_xlch » Thu Jan 10, 2008 5:50 pm

Sharpie makes a silver marker too. I'm not sure if it will look the same as the Pilot but it may be easier to find. If you find one buy it and try it out on something else first.
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Postby jdandboo@hotmail.com » Fri Jan 11, 2008 12:01 am

lmao-too funny-i redid the chrome trim on my 87 monte taillights with one of those,,,,worked great-ya shoulda seen my boss' head when he figured out what i was doing,lmao

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Postby fyrftr50 » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:34 am

Just keep an extra pen handy because the silver will wear off with time and rubbing etc. I keep one in the glove box for touch-ups at shows etc.

Maybe there is some kind of clear coat product you can paint over with a thin brush on the lines to keep the silver forever without fading, rubbing off or dulling over time???
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Postby peterpan » Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:50 pm

testors model paints makes those markers to try finding them in the toys department or a hobby shop or website
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