So here I am, thinking about to change the look of my bow. After breakfast I straight away heading to paint shop to buy some spray paint (flat black), also paint removal and sand paper (#1000 and #1500). It cost me roughly around rm20.
12.24: The first thing I did is removing all accessories from the bow, it’s done in just few minutes.
12.32: Removing string and cables
12.42: Removing limbs
12:52: Start my work on removing the old finishing on the riser. As there are no warning on the can, at first I thought this is normal type of thinner, but I was wrong. It’s highly acidic! I opened the cap, it’s popping out due to the pressure from the inside and splashed few drop on my back and I can feel it burning my skin straight away (and I also looking for water straight away. LOL!). Just take a look at the picture below. As it’s explain better.
The best way to apply it on the riser are using paint brush. Don’t forget to wear safety goggle during this process, I did as I don’t want to take any risk after got the lesson. Here’s the affect after few minutes.
I Try to remove it until you get 100% clean but there are few spots which very difficult to remove. The solution, using sand paper (#1000). I sanded it down until I satisfied with the result. Done my paint removing work around 14.55 and after that I clean it with liquid soap, wipe it using tissue paper and left it dry under the sun for sometimes.
Get ready for painting work at 15.16.
What I did is follow the instruction on the spray can, apply thin layer on the surface and left it for about 10 minutes before spray another layer. But I did only 2 layers, the first thin layer and second the finishing layer as I only bought 1 can of spray. It should be better if I apply 3 layers at least and I should buy 2 cans of spray instead of one.
Done my painting work around 15.35, and the rest is left dry. I move it inside the house as I want to left it overnight to make sure the paint are fully dry. Assemble everything the next day.