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Survey: Cost Of Frameset Respray

Old 03-19-19, 10:14 AM
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I just shot this one for myself. This was a "quickie" and there are flaws of course. It's my Eroica bike for this year.

Cost for paint/incidentals pushing $100. Painters are notoriously flaky, so I just shoot my own now. This was my first time doing a candy, and it's as difficult as they say. Very hard to get a consistent hue, especially on a bike frame. I paint a lot of things, and bike frames are the most difficult without any doubt. All the tubes and crevices present a real challenge unless you have some degree of skill.
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Originally Posted by jyl View Post
If you've had a frame and fork resprayed, would you be willing to say how much it cost?

Please feel free to add any additional information that might be useful - scope and complexity of the job, tips to remember, and so on.

I think it would be useful to have a thread that gives a sense of how much a respray costs, both to help in buy/sell decisions and to help when actually shopping around for a frame painter.

(I'm looking at a frame set that will be very desirable when correctly resprayed and redecaled, which is what brings this to mind.)
I got my frame for a new build powdercoated a few years ago - it was a Soma frame. Not sure if it got striped first as it was a new frame. It ended up being about $200 plus a few bucks for the head badge. The powder coater was in San Leandro, CA.
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Originally Posted by oddjob2 View Post

Are you quoting in Loonies?
Yes, but my original post was from 2012, prices have gone up I am sure.

I did have Mayfair plating do another Colnago Presicia (sp?) fork for me this past summer and it was $60, I think I posted a photo of the final product somewhere on this site.

I doubt Marinoni will still paint one of their frames for $200 but I doubt that it is much more than that.
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The price I was just quoted by a well known bike shop was just shy of $500

seems reasonable for a quality repaint and decals ...

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