Is there someone who would like to offer advice on the following items:

1. Types of paint (respective to various surface types metal, plastic, etc.)
2. Where to purchase the paint
3. Tools to apply the paint (i.e. - what to use for applying automotive paint)
4. Preparation techniques (respective to the various surface types)

Any other tips, techniques, ideas, etc. in regards to exterior painting of hardware (more specifically, beige Macs).