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Touch-up Paint for a Schwinn Varsity

Old 11-25-11, 10:55 PM
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Touch-up Paint for a Schwinn Varsity

Hi,

My varsity frame has a few rough spots that need a touch up. Is there any way to find out the exact shade that was originally used other than maybe going to a paint shop and seeing what they say?

I'm away from the bike at the moment so I can't provide the serial number, but it's cherry red and I believe was manufactured in 1971. I will provide the exact details tomorrow (and a picture) if that would help.

Thanks!
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Old 11-25-11, 11:44 PM
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There's a store on Ebay called "Schwinnstore." The guy who runs it could probably help you out. I've seen original colors of schwinn paints on sale, but I'm not sure if it was the Schwinnstore website. Good luck.
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Old 11-26-11, 02:20 AM
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just get a generic red nail polish, it should do the trick
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touching up a varsity...naw...cmon
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