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Black vs. Obsidian Black Metallic

Discussion in 'Model X' started by larmor, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. larmor

    larmor Member

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    Can someone explain or show in pictures the difference b/w black exterior and obsidian black metallic? thanks.
     
  2. ModelXBoy

    ModelXBoy No More Door Captain of TMC! Oh Yeah Baby!

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    I did not order the black nor the obsidian black metallic. But from what i saw in the SC the regular black is darker than Obsidian black. But i could be wrong tho.
     
  3. 7racer

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    i have the obsidian black...it looks more metallic in sunlight...but thats about it.
     
  4. JPP

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    We looked at the 'original' black, and once we got to see the 'new' Obsidian black metallic before ordering my wife's S70D, we liked it much better. Metallic look--more interesting. It's a matter of taste. Go look....
     
  5. paintpolisher

    paintpolisher Banned

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    Obsidian black will hide minor swirls much better then standard black.
     
  6. thomasoppida

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    My DS told me there was extra layer of paint/coat on Obsidiian and would likely be more resistent . Also the metallic look will cover up better if you get some stripes on it.
     
  7. paintpolisher

    paintpolisher Banned

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    They told you wrong. PTG readings are very close for black and obsidian.
     
  8. Waldek

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