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Respray steel frame with rattle cans ..... ?
Should be OK if properly done and cared for. 18%  18%  [ 3 ]
Don't do it! It will look crap and worn-out within a couple of weeks. 82%  82%  [ 14 ]
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 7:55 pm 
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... my steel Kona frame with rattle cans. The reason for this is purely for the ease of touching in any scratches and scuffs for an exact match. Will probably be either a very dark grey or black, but with loud decals.

Poll opinions with supporting comments, please. :D


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 8:14 pm 
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I voted against...

But Im an enamel fan...


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 8:43 pm 
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get it powdercoated much cheaper that rattle cans
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 8:50 pm 
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If your on a budget get it powdercoated


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Aye- decent powdercoat will be much more durable and a lot less hassle.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 10:37 pm 
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THWANG-666 wrote:
get it powdercoated much cheaper that rattle cans
thwang


Agreed, rattle cans not a cheap option, and very stressful.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 11:57 pm 
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Don't do rattle. From experience they don't last long. Get a pro to do a proper job. Will last for years


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:23 am 
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Powdercoat it


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:36 am 
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I did a frame with hammerite black a few weeks ago . It has the clear in the same can which is good as I always manage to cock up the clear at the end .

Stripped the paint off the frame in the morning and was riding it at the end of the day .


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