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Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Bikes: 1989 Ritchey Outback, 2014 All-City Macho Man Disc, 2016 Wilier GTS
Painting a bare aluminum frame
A few years back I bought an aluminum frame at a garage sale... No parts on it at all. Bare aluminum. It's been hanging in my garage, and I'm starting to get a bug to build it up. I have an aluminum fork that's already buffed/chromed... I think it's aluminum, anyway...
What would you do to paint the frame? Would you leave it bare aluminum? Yeah, that'll look goofy.
I don't need it to be gorgeous. Just a single solid color. I thought I might call around to find somewhere to have it painted, and see if i can sneak it in to someone else's batch of stuff getting painted. (I don't have a booth or spray equipment, so I'm guessing it's probably cheaper to get it done somewhere.)
But for aluminum, what do you specify? Any recommendations on the kind of place I should look for?
Thanks in advance.