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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:35 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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Good to hear your just about sorted, which means you will be soon up and riding it. :)

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:43 pm 
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Have a butcher’s at how lovely my Aunty looks in her new coat! 8)

She’s so tidy she gets to ride up front!
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Here’s Mark from Powder & Paint, top lad, real attention to detail and knows exactly how to treat rare/much loved bike frames.
Aunty couldn’t have been in better hands, first a dip in a chemical stripper, then a fine glass and water vapour blast, then she was baked dry in the oven overnight to dispel all moisture. First a coat of white, then the fluorescent red and finally a clear coat to make it shiny!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:39 pm 
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PeachyPM wrote:
Have a butcher’s at how lovely my Aunty looks in her new coat! 8)

She so tidy gets to ride up front!


Bright!!!! What does it weigh bare? Never put mine on the scales.

Carl.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:43 pm 
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drcarlos wrote:
PeachyPM wrote:
Have a butcher’s at how lovely my Aunty looks in her new coat! 8)

She so tidy gets to ride up front!


Bright!!!! What does it weigh bare? Never put mine on the scales.

Carl.


I'll sneak her into the bathroom to use the scales when the wife's not looking! :oops:


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:51 pm 
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PeachyPM wrote:
drcarlos wrote:
PeachyPM wrote:
Have a butcher’s at how lovely my Aunty looks in her new coat! 8)

She so tidy gets to ride up front!


Bright!!!! What does it weigh bare? Never put mine on the scales.

Carl.


I'll sneak her into the bathroom to use the scales when the wife's not looking! :oops:


2.2kg on the bathroom digital scales, not sure if that’s good or not?

I did try it on a some digital scales I have that measure to the gram, but they top out at 2kg....


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:40 pm 
GOLD | PoTM | Rider | rBOTM
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Looking good.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:19 pm 
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The History Man wrote:
Looking good.


Cheers, I tried photographing Aunty under luminous/UV lamps with mixed results, it didn’t matter what I did, the photos just can’t capture how awesome the finish is.
Might bring a lamp to Mountain Mayhem to show off the bright bikes at night... 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:23 pm 
GOLD | PoTM | Rider | rBOTM
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That would be fun!


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For the love of God don't take a Black light........


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:41 am 
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