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    the uncarved block openmindedgent's Avatar
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    To repaint or not to repaint... that is the question

    Schwinn Super Sport - pink/white . . .

    I was thinking of going black with gold detailing and gold wheels....











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    any suggestions?
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    black with gold sounds nice

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    Nah, that paint's not in bad enough condition to warrant re-painting.

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    Leave it as is, gold and black has been done to death, trust me

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    Pink/magenta and gold will work much better.

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    that paint job is in pretty nice shape. i would keep that bike original and sell it, then get another bike with crappier paint and repaint that one.

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    Yeah I would leave it as is.
    Keeping it as original as it came is a lot cooler than any color combination.
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    Definitely feeling the current paint job, and it seems to be in great shape. Personally I'd keep it and go with silver/chrome components.

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    Just no paint thinner--Repaint and thin no more!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bboy314 View Post
    Definitely feeling the current paint job, and it seems to be in great shape. Personally I'd keep it and go with silver/chrome components.
    http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2005...R888_aol_2.htm


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    That old paint looks so nice! I would never think of repainting it.
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    that looks like doodies on the bars. and doodie smeared all over the frame. doodie bike.

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    I love repainting bikes. I think I'm going to just repaint it once a year, just purely for a winter project ritual thing.
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    keep the pink

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    lol who doesnt like pink

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    Leave it!!!

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    Pink w/ a strong gold. I've seen it done on cars and it looks crazy. Not alot of people with the same color scheme, and it looks good, suprisingly.

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    I like the original paint to be honest.

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    keep the original paint, it looks fine the way it is. plus that frame isn't worth enough to warrant the cost and effort of a re-paint. (yes, even if you do it yourself...)
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    Definitely leave it as is. It looks good enough to sell and get something else.

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    That paint looks awesome and is in great shape. I'd rather ride that than a repaint
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    No need to repaint... So, Just leave it.

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    I will run the original for now, I don't have enough money for wheels yet let alone a can of black paint and clear coat. Once it gets beat up I will reconsider but for now I just want to get it rolling. Plus, I might be man enough to rock the pink but we will just see about that.
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