Originally Posted by Grantofhell
I'd say try 2500 grit, then.
I'll try it on a scrap when the plastic comes in.
Originally Posted by sniperviper21
They make special paint for plastics..
It doesn't stick very well though, and it'll be highly visible wherever it scratches.
I just bid $250 on a G71GX-RX05 with a broken screen. I'll probably get outbid, but it's worth a shot.
EDIT: I also bought some more batteries. Two 6600 mAh 9-cell packs for $11 apiece. I'll take the cells out of those and put them in parallel with the cells in my three 4400 mAh packs. I'm also gonna get two 7200 mAh packs for whatever laptop I end up buying, which will give me a total of 40.8 Amp hours. I think that should about cover it...
2EDIT: Holy F%&# this thing is gonna be big. I wanted to make sure I had my dimensions right, so I built a prototype out of cardstock. Here's the result:
Yes, my desk is a mess. I've been working on various things all day and haven't cleaned up yet.