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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:50 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

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Nope, to be correct they media-blasted it and said they were very careful. In the beginning it looked totally grey but I guess the 3 coats of clear coat added some tint.

I'm thinking of doing the same for my new project the 1996 Trek 8000 I posted here about


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:34 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2016 9:14 am
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After a lot of sanding and prep work, I've had the frame, forks bars and stem powdercoated. I wanted a tough finish as I intend to use this bike.

I may still topcoat the powdercoat with textured grey paint I have, can't decide as I like the powdercoat finish.

Still a couple of parts to source and get the decals ordered.

ImageUntitled by Mac74, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:43 pm 
Retro Guru
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Location: Sweden
I think it looks really good like this!


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:00 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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The next stage draws closer.......

Just the seatpost and cables to collect and them I'm good to go.

ImageUntitled by Mac74, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:48 pm 
Classified Mod / Lincs, East and South Yorks AEC
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Love that Eldridge its stunning!!

The Pine Mountain will look great in powdercoat only I think.


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