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    Painting your bike... how?

    can anyone tell me what is the best way to strip and respray my bike, at present it is blue but i want it black so that it can match my forks... expected delivery in 5 days.

    cheers lads, and any ladettes out there for ne help

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    Senior Member Brian's Avatar
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    Start with a search of the forums, as this has been discussed several times.

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    Is the original finish uneven/damaged? If not, you might be able to remove any decals, scuff it up and then respray without a total strip.
    Just a thought.

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    Dr.Deltron
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    YES, search the forums. I have recently answered several Q's relating to frame stripping & painting.
    Q's NOT answered, e me and I'll be glad to help.
    Ciao,
    Dr.D

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    1. rattle the can
    2. spray

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    Dr.Deltron
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    Quote Originally Posted by baomo
    1. rattle the can
    2. spray
    Exactly!. . . . . . . (in a nutshell)

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