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New paint color options?

Gonna go big time and pay the man $$ for fresh paint job / powder coating . Do i stay basic with black or go fancy with cool pear green? Fork is new and black so gonna keep it so.
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Repaint any color you wish, Go.

I have a friend who owns a powder coating business, the bag of powder is the cheap part,
the prep time application skill, and heat, electricity, is what costs.


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Originally Posted by thehammerdog
Gonna go big time and pay the man $$ for fresh paint job / powder coating . Do i stay basic with black or go fancy with cool pear green? Fork is new and black so gonna keep it so.
Around me a basic high gloss black powdercoated frame and fork is $90.
Pearl powdercoat colors are $180.

Twice the cost, but only $90 more for some fun color. I would take fun color over straight black every time, but this is why there are all the colors in the rainbow for us to choose from- to each their own.

Get what you like and post up pics...especially a before and after!
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Black is boring. Be different.
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Do both the frame and fork to match.
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