3 Amigos … err Amigas – immersion printing

… or HydroGraphics to the rescue!


A pic titled “One cap to fail them all”


This is gonna be a short post or rather a pictorial of one of my past projects.

After disassembly and cleaning of around twenty A500s, I realized that some cases are made of a bit different plastic. These different plastic cases tend to turn yellow heavily and will not evenly retr0bright. I did run 3-4 rounds of retr0brighting and the results were still poor. I’ve ended up with three cases that simply looked ugly. I left it for a while and repaired the remaining 17 units.
In the meantime, we discussed our Lamers group channel. Willy/Lamers suggested trying out the hydrographic method. I was a bit skeptical after reading about this technique. It is not easy to properly apply this thin film onto an object that has many small details.
However, the challenge was accepted and I decided that I’ll give it a go below are the results of my work 🙂

Amigo no.1



All three together

One of the happy buyers equipped it with a black keyboard and sent me a pic 😉



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