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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:30 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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scant wrote:
cannondale king wrote:
took 4 hrs for the non-drive and 5 1/2 hrs for the drive side


they look pretty good. but 9.5hrs?


surely a polishing shop would do that for not a lot of money and save you a lot of time .


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:29 am 
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cchris2lou wrote:
scant wrote:
cannondale king wrote:
took 4 hrs for the non-drive and 5 1/2 hrs for the drive side


they look pretty good. but 9.5hrs?


surely a polishing shop would do that for not a lot of money and save you a lot of time .



i could have done it at work with all the gear too but there's a certain saticfaction of finishing something by hand with your spare time it just feels good :wink: :D


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:17 pm 
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that's a seriously awesome job mate! 8)

but how long will that finish last when the part is actually mounted and used? 9+ hrs is a lot of time invested that will possibly wiped away in a 5 minute ride. :?


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 11:59 am 
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Also re-polished, a Grafton Speed Sticks :wink:

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:51 pm 
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All of those are vey nice :) Gleaming parts are always garrunteed to produce a biiig smile.

But im not so sure about polishing up parts for anything other than a show bike as ive found stuff to dull very quikly -_-


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