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Old 02-19-13, 08:24 AM   #26
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+1. I also use clear nail polish on my bike, but it is mostly a commuter. Allows me to keep an eye on the chipped spots. Keeps that used look that deters thieves too...This said, I sometimes consider getting something to really touch it up nicer...those paint pens from the hobby shop might be a good choice. I'm just not very skilled with those little brushes.

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I like clear nail polish because the bike does not look WORSE after I touch up little scratches and nicks. With paint, I always make it look worse, and simply draw attention to the amazing numbers of scratches and nicks on my bikes.
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Old 09-16-16, 11:05 AM   #27
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Old 09-16-16, 03:59 PM   #28
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+1 to using 1500 or 2000 grit auto body sandpaper to smooth the testors between coats. After you have a smooth surface, wait a month or so and hit it with MCGuir's auto polish. I'm talking about larger areas, not minor chips.

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