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Old 02-25-21, 02:33 AM
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frame respray

I am new here. So hello everyone.
Can anyone reccomend a bike resprayer in the uk west mids area please
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Old 02-25-21, 02:10 PM
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There are a few paint specialists in the UK.

I am not from there, Argos has a decent reputation.
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in the USA, shipping a frame cross country is not uncommon-

you might reference-

retrobike .co . uk

might be a more UK centric place to look.
if I were you, I would be willing to travel.
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Mercian is in Derby. How far north are you in the west midlands? Maybe it's an hour's drive from you?

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Not sure how much painting would cost but I do know one thing - I cannot afford to hire a painter. Powder coating is an option and pretty durable to boot. I am, however, not a fan of powder coating but many other Forum members are sold on the process and results. As for cheap old me and I do mean old, a can of paint and a paint brush is good enough. Anyone, with patience and care can get results like this and feel a sense of pride in the achievement...
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If Bristol is close enough to you (about 2 hours by car from Birmingham), Argos does top notch work. Quality respray is pricey, however.
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Woodrup in Leeds can do the frame for 150. They do any bike, not just Woodrups.
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What bike are you thinking of repainting?
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I have been given two old frames. One is a Raleigh, the other a Poyner. I am now thinking of the Poyner first and then saving up for the Raleigh. I may have found a custom car shop in the Black Country that will spray the frame. There is a keen cyclist who works there
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Woodrup in Leeds can do the frame for 150. They do any bike, not just Woodrups.
i will have a look, cheers
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I can recommend Argos Racing in Bristol - they did a frame repair for me a few years ago and made a very good job of it.

https://argoscycles.com/resprays-refurb/
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