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 Post subject: Another proflex
PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:02 pm 
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Heres my vision...
Gold frame and fork legs.. (painted)
Rear beam and all other components polished. :D
And full xtr groupset..

Well forks arrived first.. Cheers rojo :wink:

Stripped them down and started sanding them to get a clean look. No weld marks.
Will be stripping all black ano bits back to silver and shining them up.

Pics to follow when im done. :wink:

All comments welcome. :D

This could be what it looks like..

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Got noleen shock to go on to.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:04 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Chair pulled up,kettle on & pipe lit!

Can't wait for this one Chris!

Tc


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:19 pm 
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Heres some sanding done..Image
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Those welds are q pain to get smooth. :D


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:29 pm 
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Looking forward to this 8) 8)

Great job on sanding 8) 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:35 pm 
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big fan of the proflex here. 8)
will be watching with no prejudice. :)
go for it!!!
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:01 pm 
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Cheers guys....
Think i'll get the primer on legs tommoro.
And then see how i feel... Maybe get a lick of paint on just to get a taste.
As need to defo make my mind up on colour.

Any good colour scemes will be taken on board.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:06 pm 
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if you have smoothed them all down just polish them up and let the shiny out.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:06 pm 
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Never seen a yellow one before. Looks good as it is TBH.

I shall look forward to updates.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:14 pm 
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:lol: photoshop colour...

Pbp.. Got my 855with polished forks.. And will save time when dirty..
Just wash and go. :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:54 am 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Not sure about the gold idea.... I'd be more thinking of that build with a polished silver frame...

Two profleii in classic Red and Silver has got to be better?


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