Can you Hydro dip a Yeti?

AdvertisementHydro dipping is a really cool technique you can use to give your Yeti tumbler cup a completely unique design. It can be done at home with a bucket of water and spray paint and can give some amazing psychedelic effects when done properly.

How much does it cost to have a gun Hydro dipped?

$200 to $500
Average Costs for Hydro Dipping Hydro dipping fees for guns typically range from $200 to $500, depending on the make and model. Gun accessories cost $50 to $200 to hydro dip. The average cost for hydro dipping a smaller object, such as cups starts at $30.

Is hydro dipping good for guns?

Hydro dipping helps to enhance the surface of your gun and offers complete concealment. Double-dipping a gun involves dipping the gun twice to achieve the best results.

Is Cerakote better than hydro dipping?

Cerakote makes both an air cure, and a oven cure finish. Cerakote is going to be much more durable than hydro dipping. The one down side is that with Cerakote it takes much more skill and time consuming to do a multi color(camo) pattern. Where hydro dipping can get you seem pretty wild finishes fairly easily.

How durable is hydro dipping?

Hydrographic finishes are very robust and will last for many years under normal use. However, similar to your car finish, the paint can scratch if the product is abused. Scratching the protective clear coat can cause failure to the hydrographic finish.

What kind of paint do you use on a Yeti Cup?

*** (Update, I have found that spray paint works great now! Scroll down to check out tumblers I’m spray painted.) However, I have found that using chalk paint works! It isn’t quite as smooth as using spray paint because if you get up close you can see some vertical paint lines but I kind of like the look.

How long does Hydro dip last?

In conclusion, the lifespan of the finish on an object that has been hydro dip can last anywhere from five to fifteen years, under normal circumstances. However, under abusive conditions, hydrographic will not last nearly as long.

Is hydro dipping heat resistant?

The cured and coated item is resistant to extreme heat and cold. You can drive your car with a hydro dipped hood in temperatures of 0 degrees Fahrenheit or 120 degrees Fahrenheit without any ill effects on the dipped item. The cured items are generally heat-resistant to temperatures of 300 – 325 degrees Fahrenheit.

What do I need to Hydro dip at home?

Items that you will need for your DIY hydrographic printing projects:

  1. Large, deep plastic container (the container will have paint on the inside after the hydro dipping is complete)
  2. DIY complete hydrographic printing kit.
  3. Object to be dipped.
  4. Sandpaper to smooth the surface.
  5. Rags.
  6. Bucket of mild cleaning solution and water.