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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 4:55 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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i have bought a nice vintage freddie grubb 1973 galibier frame . i think the frame is in a mess but the decals are beautiful ...and i dont want to paint over the decals . whats the best process for paint touch up jobs ? seems like matching the colours is hell .....purple and arizona gold !!!!

or does anyone know where i could find the decals and get the job done properly ?

thanks
f grubb


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 5:51 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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for the decals , take some good pictures and Gil_m on here can do great repro .

fo the paint , Argos , colortech etc...


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:03 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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That looks like a standard Ford colour purple if you get stuck.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 8:48 pm 
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cchris2lou wrote:
for the decals , take some good pictures and Gil_m on here can do great repro .

fo the paint , Argos , colortech etc...


argos in london ? thanks for the help :)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 8:51 pm 
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legrandefromage wrote:
That looks like a standard Ford colour purple if you get stuck.


ford ? really so i should check halfords and all good ford escort dealers ......original description is purple and arizona gold .....

cheers for the help !!!!!


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:24 pm 
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For decals try here: http://www.hlloydcycles.com/

And for paint, here: http://www.cycle-finishes.com/

Hope this helps. :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:59 pm 
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Wheelnut wrote:
For decals try here: http://www.hlloydcycles.com/

And for paint, here: http://www.cycle-finishes.com/

Hope this helps. :wink:


it does but i dont think hlloyd have the old school grubb im looking for .....however i did find a man who can reproduce ...... decals !

and thanks for the vaz link i will check them out :)


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:40 pm 
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Can you give me the link to - I need a decal repreoduced.


Thanks!


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