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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2013 4:24 pm 
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Took my '95 CinderCone frame to Halfords and found the closest match for "Kona Turquoise Metallic" seems to be "Rover Kingfisher Blue". It looks very similar indeed. Now i've got a paint code which a paintshop could mix and the end result would probably turn out pretty close.
Before i go ahead, can anyone recommend a more accurate method of paint matching? I guess a professional painter could use some kind of reference colour chart or try to mix it manually using his skills/experience..
Any tips? Thanks.


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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2013 4:30 pm 
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Someone else said that the Mica Blue from the Scooby rally cars is close too. Looks a bit dark to me though.


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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2013 4:32 pm 
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Any halfway decent paint sprayer will just match the original paint so long as there's a sample, and you for a frame sized sample!


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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2013 5:21 pm 
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Just remember that if you use car paint it will chip horribly easily. A stove enamel is more durable, but you will probably find it harder to get a match.


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