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  • Half the guns in the rack at any sporting clays tournament these days bear garish hot-rod paint jobs-flames, stars and stripes, and metal-flake finishes.

    Hot Shots

  • Even in this economic climate, MacGillivray says 70 percent of new car buyers still make some sort of modification to their vehicles within 60 days of purchase, whether it be a floor mat or a metal-flake paint job.

    2009 SEMA Show: Better than expected, future looks greener

  • There was the deep, deep metal-flake blue of a Camaro I once owned, which looked good even in the drear greyscape of South London.

    Blathering Lockdown: Day Two « Whatever

  • I also remember at the same supplier seeing the furniture for a B777 imagine the size! destined for someone in the Saudi royal family that was all the most amazing bright metal-flake purple you have ever seen.

    Ornate Guns

  • But bass fishing, of which I'd already had plenty, can get pretty intense in this age of metal-flake mania.

    Spring Tactics for Big Bluegill from Field and Stream's John Merwin

  • The names-all that was left of good people'rose like bruises from the metal-flake paint.

    The Zero

  • The taco wagon was metal-flake purple and fur-upholstered -- a cherry '58 Impala niggered up.

    American Tabloid

  • Anyway, the first IPL model out of the gate will be a nicely tweaked G Coupe with 18 more horsepower than its garden-variety counterpart, and various goodies such as tuned suspension with different spring rates, 19-inch alloy wheels, glitzy metal-flake paint and upgraded interior with leather upholstery.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The speakers, finished in gloss-black metal-flake paint, will be displayed at CES in the Venetian Veronese 2501A.

    TWICE - Digital Imaging News

  • Conjoined podlike forms with cherry-candy metal-flake surfaces by De Wain Valentine also exemplify the California "finish fetish" aesthetic.

    NYT > Home Page

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  • Metal-Flake is a trademarked brand name for automobile paint.

    April 2, 2011