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    Senior Member katezila's Avatar
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    Touch up paint for Fuji Rainbow Blue

    Does anyone have a recommendation for a paint to match Fuji's "rainbow blue"?


    I found some Wet n Wild Nail polish (466) that goes nicely, but has to much glitteryness and paints terribly. Has anyone else matched this color? Did Fuji have codes maybe?
    Cricket the '73 Schwinn Collegiate & Anastasia "DeathTrap" Thunderdash II the '83 Fuji Royale II Mixte

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    Bianchi Goddess Bianchigirll's Avatar
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    just try some others. I have noticed that it takes several light coats to get good coverage.
    Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto (2), '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '88 Trofeo, '86 Volpe, '89 Axis, '79 Mixte, '99 Mega Pro XL Ti, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

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    Senior Member ScottRyder's Avatar
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    Another Fuji mixte I wish I had!

    I had a little can of Fuji "Rainbow" blue in my stash for along time. It had come with an early Finest. Unfortunately, when I did open it up it was as hard as a rock.

    Scott

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    Senior Member vettefrc2000's Avatar
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    Go to a automotive parts store with your bike and ask them if you can bring it into the paint isle. Find a touch-up paint that matches. If you can only come close, go with a darker color. I used spray Dupli-Color Royal Blue (DSFM340) on my Royale II.

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