Is Syntra that forgiving?Subscribe
  1. Member Since
    May 2008
    May 1, 2008, 4:31 PM - Is Syntra that forgiving? #1

    I just noticed on my order for my syntra pieces, They are just smooth molds. I was wondering, other than painting the weathered look on them. Is syntra that forgiving that if I smack it a few times with a ball pin hammer it could give me a nice contour dent in the chest pieces? If anyone has tried this please let me know. Thanks

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  3. vadr h8r's Avatar
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    Jan 2008
    May 1, 2008, 4:35 PM - Re: Is Syntra that forgiving? #2

    heat it with a hair dryer then you should be able to put dings in it...

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  4. Formerly saint nasty Mike M.'s Avatar
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    Nov 2006
    May 1, 2008, 6:15 PM - Re: Is Syntra that forgiving? #3

    for the dents in my knee armor i held it over a candle for a few seconds and it became nice and pliable. taking a hammer to it while it's cold will just smash it. it is only plastic you know.
  5. tbone9600's Avatar
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    Dec 2005
    May 1, 2008, 6:54 PM - Re: Is Syntra that forgiving? #4

    Just using a hammer would definitely crack or shatter it. Use a hair dryer or heat gun to heat it a little, and then just make the dents by using the rounded end of a screwdriver handle, or some similar object. That's what I did for mine and it worked very well. I would, however, recommend heating the back side though in case you get some scorching of the plastic.

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