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Old 06-06-09, 02:19 PM   #1
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New Paint

I was having some problems with the powder coat flaking off my rear triangle and I never really did like the black/silver colour scheme so I decided to go nuts and get a bit of a custom paint job done. I just got it back from the painter today, what do you reckon?



I'll post some proper, non-phone photos when I get the the rest of it nailed back together.
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Old 06-06-09, 02:54 PM   #2
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looks great.
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Just Beautiful! You will never have to worry about being confused with some other Brompton. I just love originality.
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Sharp...I would have done red and yellow...but that is just me

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just plain nice and original. my take would be yellow on the body and the blue that you have.
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Thanks for the compliments everyone, I certainly don't have to worry about getting it mixed up with other Bromptons! I thought about having the main body re-painted as well, but I would have had to remove the bottom bracket, seatpost clamp, headset cups and I didn't have the tools or inclination to do that.

Maybe when the paint wears off in a decade or so...
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I'll post some proper, non-phone photos when I get the the rest of it nailed back together.


Don't forget it, I sur would like to see them.

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Well, it's been a rainy day so I've finished the bike. I took it out for an inaugural ride in between the showers and I took my camera.















Overall, I'm really pleased with the way it turned out, the quality of the paint finish is really good. I wanted something unique and it definitely is.
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That's really an unique bike! Thanks for the pictures and wishing you many good rides . . .
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