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PostPosted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:34 pm 
rBoTM Winner
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I've painted a few frames in schemes that weren't their own although very few have actually changed brand for the better, normally I like to do things close to original if I know what a particular frame is but sometimes frames come to me that are 30, 40, 50 plus years old and any semblance of originality is long gone so that just isn't possible.

The problem of course comes if a non original bike is sold on because I can be as honest as I like about a bikes history but if a subsequent owner further down the chain isn't given that info or decides to ignore it there is nothing I can do about that and it does need to be thought about. As a buyer I have always been a great believer in buyer beware but not everyone is unfortunately.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:19 pm 
Old School GrandMaster | Rider
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Hey, its your bike, paint it whatever colour you want. And you could always just leave it with out any decals, or put some of the originals back on.

Things only start looking a bit strange, again only from other peoples perspective, when someone trys to make something into something its not, or ever will be, Ferrari kits for MR-2's for example :shock: :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:24 pm 
GOLD | PoTM | Rider | rBOTM
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Something to think about.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:06 pm 
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Go for it!

Your bike, your decision.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:38 pm 
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Here it is completed


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:18 am 
r.B.o.T.M. & P.o.T.M. Winner
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Looks like a good paint job there


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