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Tiny dent in my top tube..

Old 03-14-23, 10:03 AM
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Tiny dent in my top tube..

I have a small dent in the top tube of a bike..at the most it is 2mm deep and maybe 5 mm long..You can't really see it on a photo and you can't see it from a meter or so away..Trouble is it annoys me..My question is if I take this bike frame to a good framebuilder / repairer what will he think..? Is it too small to be filled with silver or brass ? I cannot just put a sticker on it! I want the bike perfect..
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I doubt you can fix it without ruining the paint. That's a lot of money for a small dent.
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It's a cosmetic problem. Ignore it until you decide to repaint the frame, and have it filled then.
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No need to fill it with brass or anything, just use car body filler. But you will have to repaint that bit obviously. When I have filled larger dents with brass I used a bit of filler anyway just to get it perfect. Well close enough to perfect for me anyway
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