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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:59 am 
Devout Dirtbag
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thanks guys, ill get more pictures up later in daylight, its only a dry build to work out a few things that need doing, im not happy with the paint and decals on the frame but i doubt i can get the ones on the ti tubes so if it did get redone id have to polish them and im not sure how that would look, i think ive found some dynatec decals so that can be redone,


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:24 pm 
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The main tubes are "Reprotherm". It was supplied by the Metal Box Company. It is a printing process like you would have on a beer can.

The main tubes are painted, then a paper sheet with reprotherm is wrapped around. The frame is then baked in the oven, so that the dye on the paper is transfered onto the frame.

Don't try to remove it as it ususally leaves a "ghost" image even onto the bare metal.

Regards :)


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 6:17 pm 
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cheers for that info , glad i didnt mess with that then


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:39 pm 
P.o.T.M. Winner / MacRetro Rider
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Location: In the foothills of the foothills of The Cairngorm Massif :D
Excellent triplet you have there 8)

I'd been watching that red one for ages then forgot all about it :roll: but probably better with you anyway. Somethin' else on its way now :P Keep the pics comin' - they're sweet frames


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