Questions on repainting old armor


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How would one repaint an already painted EVA foam armor? The armor has a layer of plasti-dip along with two layers of spray paint. Would you spray over the entire thing with plasti-dip and then spray paint normally?
If it is not exhibiting significant cracking ir creasing in the existing paint job, you do not need to put down a new layer of plastidip. You should be able to just spray the new colors directly on top of the old paint job.
I repainted my chief suit last year and it worked just find. It only had a bit of wrinkles, but I just painted directly over the original clear coat. No sanding, plasti dip, or priming necessary. Here's that thread:

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