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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:25 pm 
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My old build thread and also my first build ever can be seen here:
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I was quite happy with the look of the old build but the rattle can paint job bothered me since its very sensitive and prone to chipping. So I decided to go for a complete rebuild and this time powder coating both the front triangle and the rear suspension triangle.
I found a pretty cool store online to buy powder coating powders since the paintshop had a very limited choice of colours.

http://www.powderbuythepound.com

Along with this build Im also building a Mongoose 1992 IBOC team in Candy purple powder coat for the misses.

Great excuse to buy the m95x set on my amp :) The misses gets my old XT 737 kit

Current status:
Frame: Striped and ready for powder coat
Components: Breaks, Rear mech, and shifter pods arrived in the mail today :)

Risse Racing rear dampener is in the mail :) Brand new from Risse.

Things I still need:
A good Crankset, race face preferably in black.
Break levers
9 spd Cassette
XTR m952 front mech 34.9 Top pull
New cables and liners and other small stuff

(If you have anything I might use on this build feel free to throw me a pm)


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:27 am 
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You're going to do the powdercoat yourself? How are you going to bake the paint on? Looking forward to see the end-result.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:15 am 
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zonoskar wrote:
You're going to do the powdercoat yourself? How are you going to bake the paint on? Looking forward to see the end-result.


I think that he is using a powder coaters, but just self supplying the colour of choice :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:20 am 
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Jussa wrote:
zonoskar wrote:
You're going to do the powdercoat yourself? How are you going to bake the paint on? Looking forward to see the end-result.


I think that he is using a powder coaters, but just self supplying the colour of choice :D


Yes that is correct, Im only suppling the powder. Decided this time to skip the DIY painting


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:07 am 
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Me I'd just polish it, then no problem with Paint chipping off or having to blast an alloy frame, will also save some weight as it's surprising how heavy a good powder coat is! Lovely frame btw


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:30 pm 
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Thought about that too. When this powder coat gets worn from massive use it will probably end up polished. :)


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:52 pm 
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Cranks sorted.. Couldn't resist these

I might swap out the bolts for a turquoise ones
Also possible to powder coat the arms in same fluro yellow as the bike :)


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:42 pm 
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Cool!


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:51 pm 
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Here´s the spec list

Frame: Mongoose Amplifier 1992/3

Fork: Amp Research F4 BLT
Rear shock: Risse Astro 5

Headset: Tange Aheadset
Stem: Kore Alu
Handlebar: Answer Hyperlite
Grips: Modern
Barends: Needed

Brakes: XTR BR-M950
Brake Levers: Modern 3finger (Want Turquoise Kooka´s but they are expensive)
Shifters:XTR M952 9spd
Front Derailleur: XTR M952 9spd
Rear Derailleur: XTR M952 9spd
Cassette: CS-M952 9spd Cassette
Chain: CN-7700 9 speed Dura Ace chain
Cranks: Race Face Forged lightweight (powdercoated to match the neon Frame)
Chainrings: Shimano
Chainring bolts: Anodised Turquoise AL 7005

Hub Skewers: Specialized Ti Skewers
Rims: Coda
Hubs: Coda 8/9spd
Tyres: Modern
Saddle: Velo Gel Jet Ti
Seatpost: Kore Ti

Now im just waiting for the last parts and the paint to come in the mail!
Then it gets powder coated and I can finally finish the rebuild.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:21 pm 
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love it, i really like the AMP stuff.


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