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    schwinn cont. with down tube shifters

    is there many of these left out there i picked one up this weekend paint is bad but the chrome is useable what is it worth? thanks mike

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    Depends how bad the paint is. Post a few pics.

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    And also.... don't expect the paint on a 30-year-old bike to be perfect. I have a lot of chips and scratches on my '73 Varsity, but the blinding chrome tends to minimize those and people say how great the bike looks.

    Even if the paint is in terrible shape, wearing off, etc., you can clean it up as best you can and then clearcoat it to seal it to stop the deterioration.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    thanks will post pics to night ,i love working on the old girls , i buy , sale and trade as hobbie

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