Alienware Laptop Paint Mods

Discussion in 'Notebook Cosmetic Modifications and Custom Builds' started by Maxware79, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. Maxware79

    Maxware79 Notebook Consultant

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    I've posted these before over in the Alienware forum but I've only just noticed this section. I enjoy giving these older machines a fresh new look and I've never liked the grey paint scheme they went for years ago after the M17x and M18x.
    So far I've repainted a 13 R1 (Gloss CAT yellow), 13 R2 (Matte Black), and M17x R3 (Matte Pink and White). I am just about to start work on a 17 R1 (Gloss White). I'm definitely not a professional at this but it's all a bit of fun.
    Here are a few quick snapshots. 865300FD-26BA-48C4-B158-E51FA7EF3FC0.jpeg IMG_0363.jpg IMG_1512.JPG IMG_1048.JPG IMG_1050.JPG
     
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    Charles P. Jefferies TG Lead Moderator Super Moderator

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    Looks fantastic from here!

    Those older Alienware designs still look great to me.

    Charles
     
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    Maxware79 Notebook Consultant

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    Thanks for the feedback! I painted the old M17x pink and white for my wife as a surprise and she loves it.

    I just stripped my Alienware 17 down to barebones last night so hopefully I'll get to put some primer on her tonight before going Gloss white.
     
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    Rengsey R. H. Jr. I Never Slept

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    I have never strip paint off when I do paint my laptops.

    What do you use to strip paint?
     
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    Maxware79 Notebook Consultant

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    I don't bother stripping the paint. What I meant was I pulled the machine apart. Removed the GPU, motherboard, storage, etc.
     
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