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Old 05-14-04, 11:41 AM
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i have an aluminum specialized frame (road bike). i'd like to take it to a shop and have it stripped and painted a different color. what would be a ball park figure that this would cost? considering i'd like it to be about the same qualilty as it would come from the manufacturer.
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Here is CyclArt's price list:
http://www.cyclart.com/OrderGuide.pdf

It wasn't cheap, but they did a beautiful paint-and-decal job on my Capo. (See Vintage/Classic thread for pictures.)
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around $300. Tell them to use automotive laquer, not enamel paint.
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hmmm i remember hearing a rumor amidst some biking friends in Rochester NY about a guy with a powder coat oven who would do it for under 50, provided the person did the stripping, prep etc. Not that this is a common occurence, but its worth checking out local powder coat places to see if they have a big enough oven, and how much it would be. Powder coated frame would be indestructible!
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Go to www.spectrumpowederworks.com and see their prices. THeir supposed to be the best.
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Local guy to me in MD powdercoats already prepped frames for $100. He is in Baltimore, MD.

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i have an aluminum specialized frame (road bike). i'd like to take it to a shop and have it stripped and painted a different color. what would be a ball park figure that this would cost? considering i'd like it to be about the same qualilty as it would come from the manufacturer.
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