Old 01-13-22, 09:51 AM
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Moe Zhoost
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Originally Posted by Kabuki12 View Post
too late , he has already prepped the frame . It looks like the decals and some of the frame are sanded.
Originally Posted by beech333 View Post
I would not have refinished it, as the paint and decals of the original photo look great to me. Now that the decals are gone, I probably still would not repaint, but that is your call.
Originally Posted by bikemike73 View Post
Do NOT repaint!!

Your frame looks to be in VERY GOOD shape.
Folks, the OP showed pictures of 2 different bikes, one in great shape and the other the subject of his repaint plans. The 1981 Colnago is indeed in great shape but the other one to be repainted looks to me that it has already had a so-so paint job in the past, judging from the lug lining and lack of decals. It certainly needs fresh paint.

To the OP: I've always been partial to the orange, but the green of that year is great too.
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