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    Paint?

    Anyone know what type of paint is recommended for fixed gears? &also some tips and steps would be nice. Please&thank you.

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    I heard spray paint gets some mind boggling results.
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    http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Painting-Tips/

    id recommend powder coating it, it'll last forever... unless its aluminium...

    EDIT: i might add, the guy who wrote this instructable makes it look WAAAAY easier than it is.... your results wont look that good unless you've done it a damn few times...

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    322212_278556492166859_100000375311782_922963_1256429801_o.jpg My plan is to paint the fork black and rear rim dark blue.
    Last edited by NelAquino24; 01-05-12 at 10:23 PM.

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    The frames steel and rims aluminum

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    Quote Originally Posted by NelAquino24 View Post
    322212_278556492166859_100000375311782_922963_1256429801_o.jpg My plan is to paint the fork black and dark blue.
    if its nothing fancy, just hit it with some spray paint... if you mess it up, you can get a fork powder coated professionally for about 20 bucks

    EDIT: good that its not aluminum... when you powder coat aluminum it can make bubbles in the paint

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    Thanks for the link!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NelAquino24 View Post
    Anyone know what type of paint is recommended for fixed gears?
    You need to use fixed gear paint. Duh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    You need to use fixed gear paint. Duh.
    Whatevs. Gotta go with some NJS approved paint and spray *** with imported pre-tsunami compressesed Japanese air.


    In all seriousness, 95% of any good paint job is prepwork. A clean environment and proper sanding/cleaning/degreasing supplies along with hours of reading up will make the end product much better.
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    This is How I Paint a Bicycle and on a budget, I might add. Judge the results for yourselves...

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    I just ordered some Fixed Gear Air for my tires.

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    Oh, you are supposed to put it in your tires? I've been breathing the stuff!

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    Quote Originally Posted by carleton View Post
    I just ordered some Fixed Gear Air for my tires.
    is it NJS? I read about it on prolly

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    Quote Originally Posted by redpear View Post
    is it NJS? I read about it on prolly
    stamped air.... good stuff...

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