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    Installed Cyclomondo Decals

    Got Mondia decals from Australia today, installed them with the very helpful instructions. Phenomenally high quality, just gorgeous, really exceeded my expectations. The trim at either end of the seat tube panel and the down tube decals are metal foil, very nice, the picture doesn't do them justice.

    I did a wet installation, fwiw. Pretty easy.



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    Looks good.

    You should cap off the chrome on the stays with a yellow stripe to match the lugs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Otis View Post
    You should cap off the chrome on the stays with a yellow stripe to match the lugs.
    I was thinking about that. A narrow bit of yellow electric tape, or is that too cheesy? Or just mask off a band and brush paint?

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    Quote Originally Posted by robatsu View Post
    I was thinking about that. A narrow bit of yellow electric tape, or is that too cheesy? Or just mask off a band and brush paint?
    No No! Just a little pinstripe at the end of the stay on the dropouts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclotoine View Post
    No No! Just a little pinstripe at the end of the stay on the dropouts.
    Yeah, that is what I'm scared of, doing pinstriping, but I suppose I should give it a whack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclotoine View Post
    No No! Just a little pinstripe at the end of the stay on the dropouts.
    Ok, like this? Just did the chainstays, to see if this is the right weight before doing seat stays.



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    Looks great!

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    looks great! My Bianchi decals should be there any day now. Any directions online about the "wet" application? I was thinking about it and I'm really concerned about putting them on crooked and not being able to fix them..
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    Quote Originally Posted by robatsu View Post
    Yeah, that is what I'm scared of, doing pinstriping, but I suppose I should give it a whack.
    Any auto parts store should have some, 5 min job, looks good and holds up well.

    Thanks for the feedback on CycloMondo. I'm currently trying to decide between JR and him on a restoration.
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    Quote Originally Posted by -holiday76 View Post
    looks great! My Bianchi decals should be there any day now. Any directions online about the "wet" application? I was thinking about it and I'm really concerned about putting them on crooked and not being able to fix them..
    The ones I got from Cyclomondo had detailed instructions, but basically it amounts to wiping down the area with a very dilute water/dish soap mixture before applying the decal. This makes it a little less sticky (temporarily, until it dries out), and you can noodge it around a little bit or even take it up and reapply.
    Last edited by robatsu; 02-10-09 at 08:19 AM.

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    My decals from him on my Colnago cross bike:




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