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to paint or not
Poll ended at Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:44 am
white 11%  11%  [ 1 ]
palmer 22%  22%  [ 2 ]
leave it and just ride the thing damn you 67%  67%  [ 6 ]
Total votes : 9
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 Post subject: painting my lts
PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:44 am 
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i am thinking of doing the full betd treatment and paint for my lts
either get it done in white (pretty much for free) with a gloss black or polished rear end.
or do what ive always wanted to do and give it the palmer treatment (yes im aware he rode an m1 not a gt lol) the expensive option.
or not bother and just ride it as it is.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:50 am 
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Oooo tricky. Could you get some one to mock up yours with the palmer paint on it? Not sure there is enough meat to make it look ok?
And you know if you do that you have to get betsy gearing.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:24 pm 
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I could understand if it was an M1, but its an lts, that would just be weird


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:01 pm 
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Polished


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:18 pm 
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Logic.Al wrote:
Polished

the whole thing?


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:22 pm 
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Yeah they look good when all polished or Ball burnished as GT always used to call it.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:01 pm 
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as a total aside, why did GTS make them with that stupid curvers seat tube and have an even more stupid stump for the front mech?

why not have the seat tube in place and then have a curve near the top where it meets the top tube for the seat post insertion part?

like this photoshopped effort.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:55 pm 
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They did it was the lts 97 model


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:41 pm 
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so how come they could to the earlier model? it took me a couple of mins to do a better design without any sohpisticated CAD or tools! :D


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Lol


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