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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 4:59 pm 
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the Xizang is due back from it's repair next week.
the original finish was polished but, i prefer a brushed ti finish.
what do you think, should i have it repolished or brushed?


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:18 pm 
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Brushed 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 7:03 pm 
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Brushed. Polished will loose it's perfect finish, brushed is far more practical and looks more "Ti".


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 7:37 pm 
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Another vote for brushed - if you want shiny you may as well get an inferior metal.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 7:40 pm 
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i would prefer brushed myself.
just guaging opinions with regard to moving away from the original finish.
i think the finished build would look better brushed but, i know some forum members will think i should keep to the manufacturers finish.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:03 pm 
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gt xizanges only ever came in polished. or painted in the team cases. it'll look like a cheapo gt lightning brushed. so its gotta be polished ;)
ti loose its finish? polished ti looks good for donkeys years, believe me, I know ;)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:15 pm 
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Agree with scant - if it was any other ti frame I'd say brushed, but yeah, polished on a Xizang! Though tis your bike and up to you... ;) Some won't like that I'm going for a non-original colour on my Yo, but there you go...


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:19 pm 
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gradeAfailure wrote:
Agree with scant - if it was any other ti frame I'd say brushed, but yeah, polished on a Xizang! Though tis your bike and up to you... ;) Some won't like that I'm going for a non-original colour on my Yo, but there you go...


Yos are different, they look cool in all colours :D ...what colour you thinking of? I've always thought the old audi S4 blue colour would look good on a Yo :)

unpolished xizangs gonna look like a lightning, gotta be polished ;)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:31 pm 
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I've always thought the old audi S4 blue colour would look good on a Yo :)
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I think thats Jazz Blue


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:44 pm 
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That'll be Nogaro Blue... ;)

I've said once on here what colour I'm thinking of, but as no-one else has done that colour, I'm keeping quiet til it's done!

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Apologies for OT!


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