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Old 11-14-2012, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by cj.surr View Post
Hey, Ken. What did you find that works best for painting cluster needles? Nailpolish yes/no?

I found out that M3 needles don't fit the non-M cluster the hard way

Originally Posted by drivinfaster View Post
you used a hammer, bottle brush, and a c-clamp??
Yes, this ^.

Seriously, as bright a red or red-orange Sharpie marker as you can find. Paint/nail polish is too heavy and will ruin the needle balance. I found THAT out the hard way.
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