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Lots of good pics!!
Well after spending about 3 hours going through the process of changing the paintfills on my 2 SC gamers and taking pictures throughout the process, I came on the forum and realized there was an abundance of posts on paintfills. So I decided to post my pics anyways, didn't seem like there were too many pics up showing the process. It's really very easy and unless you are a meticulous worker like myself and can't get to sleep at night it should not take you very long.

The basic supplies are Testors paint (I got the variety pack but you can get whatever colors you want for real cheap), a couple of brushes, Testors brush cleaner (paint thinner will do just the same), masking tape, and a roll of paper towels, and of course the clubs you're going to repaint.


The masking tape will help when you need to paint spots one color that are close to other spots you want to paint another. The tape will also help when you wipe the excess paint away. Basically I just "dabbed" some paint with the brush onto the spot making sure the paint got into the area completely. Don't worry about excess paint becuase you can wipe this away with the brush cleaner. When you wipe away the excess just make sure not to use too much of the brush cleaner and to try and use a clean side of the paper towell each time you wipe (even in the same area with the same color).





This was about midway through the process. Both of the putters I was doing were about halfway done at this point. The Newport 2 in the pic hasn't dried enough to wipe away all of the excess yet. I found that when you do 2 colors real close together, as with the SCOTTY here, once both colors have dried you can then take some brush cleaner and wipe away the area around it without worrying about the colors mixing.



So once all of the colors, which was pretty much just green and yellow for me GO DUCKS, had dried I took some of the brush cleaner on a towell and wiped the whole head down and cleaned up any of the stubborn paint that made it through till the end. The finished products, in my opinion, look extremely professional and were done by a starving college student on a slim budget. So here they are.....
Newport 2.5







Newport 2





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Real nice work there!

 

My method is pretty much the same except instead of paints and brushes I find it just as easy to use nail polish because it comes with a brush built in and there are endless colour choices from white, red, black to weird colours even sparkly glittery colours (if that's what you're in to) and nail polish remover to wipe away the overfill.

 

The great thing about nail polish is that it dries realyl quickly and once it's dry it is really tough and lasts for ages.

 

Your method is great too, and the resluts are amazing.

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I used automotive touch up paint on mine and they have a pen on one side and built in brush under the cap.

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I just purchased a Newport Studio stainless that has been refinished by black oxide service. I love the putter but I'm not crazy about the paint fill (purple and green). I would like to give it a UK Wildcat touch with blue and white. I had a couple questions:

 

1) Using the techniques above, will the brush cleaner or paint remover effect the black oxide finish?

 

2) Do I need to use paint thinner to to remove the existing purple and green paint, or should I just paint over it?

 

3) Is there any chnace of screwing up the putter, I am curious if I should practice by painting a Ping Anser that I have first.

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