Hydro dipping regulator covers?

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Has anybody tried hydro dipping the front cover for a regulator? Or for those familiar with the process, would it work? Was thinking about doing a G250 front. It’s out of warranty so no concerns there.
 

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Something like this?

 
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Something along those lines. That thread mentioned using the material they use for wrapping cars with. The hydro transfer is a coating that’s applied by placing the sheet in in a tank of water then pressing the part through the sheet to transfer the graphic to the part. It’s used quite a bit on firearms and other small items. Simple process really.
 

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I've got a great idea!

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Has anybody tried hydro dipping the front cover for a regulator? Or for those familiar with the process, would it work? Was thinking about doing a G250 front. It’s out of warranty so no concerns there.
Did you get any more input on this? Sounds easy, but would love to know how durable...
 

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Ive seen it done on dpvs and it looks great, does last quite a while if not banged much etc..
 
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So from what I’ve been told it’s as durable as paint.

There’s a local shop that will do it, but they have a $75 minimum. The regulator cover would only be a small fraction of that so I need to find some other stuff to dip.
 
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