Dying black boots white??

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Dying black boots white??

Post by Darth Bubbles » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:51 pm

I have purchased a pair of Dublin ladies daily jodhpur boots but they are of course black....so on the shoes ...Has anyone tried Kilz as a basecoat then the gloss white on top of that? I was planning to use acetone on the leather to prepare it for the paint as well as sanding it down a bit!! But I wanted to get your opinions on it!!
Forget the explosion...Look at the COLOR!!

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Re: Dying black boots white??

Post by Muppet-Trooper » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:42 pm

I first bought a pair of Jodphur black boots (which I dyed white), wore them for my first few events, but the white started cracking off, so I ended up buying a pair of white boots! I know it's more "movie accurate" to show a bit of the original black, but they looked bad!

Check on the FISD website, but I highly recommend getting white boots from the get-go! :thumbs:

http://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/1 ... per-boots/

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Re: Dying black boots white??

Post by Flash » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:49 pm

Here's a link of someone dying their boots and what they look like after trooping. If someone steps on your boots you will constantly be touching them up. If you want 100% screen accuracy then go for it.

http://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/2 ... ntry293453

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