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Old 01-21-2021, 06:45 PM
DanNiendorff DanNiendorff is online now
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I had a black car once and decided never again. Looks good when PERFECTLY clean, otherwise not so much. What does Vanta black look like with a few bugs smashed on it??
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Old 01-21-2021, 06:58 PM
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Put this on an airplane and I bet someone will try to clear coat it.

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Old 01-21-2021, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Gyrodoug View Post
Now that's a pretty neat idea. I wonder how much impact that would make to heating the panel from sunlight though... Super neat to see I imagine, but... hot to the touch??? Heat up the glass electronics? I know the iPad is a super sissy when it comes to heat.
I think it would heat things up.

It's so black because it's absorbing the energy of the light, and not letting any escape.................
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Old 01-21-2021, 08:14 PM
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This should answer most questions.
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Old 01-24-2021, 10:55 AM
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This would be great for the back side of props. No, reflections off the spinning disk.

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