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Where to get frameset painted in Tokyo

Old 12-06-08, 08:31 AM
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Where to get frameset painted in Tokyo

Title says it all. Curious where I can take my frameset to be painted a basic color(black, red, blue....) Fast and cheap I hope since the frameset is cheap. I would try to do it myself but I really don't have the space for it.
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Cheap probably wont happen if you want it nice.
I know that Kalavinka will send stuff to be painted.
You could talk to them and if they wont, they will point you in the right direction for sure.
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Most larger non-shopping bike shops can get it done for a couple hundred, too.
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Thanks for the replies. I didn't think of Kalavinka but that's a good idea. And Nate, what do you mean by non-shopping bike shops?
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He means real bike shops.
Shops that sell nothing but mama charis arent gonna help you.
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Most car body shops (板金屋) will paint a frame/fork for around 15000 to 20000yen
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Thanks for the info
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Bumping this cause Im curious what u decided to do.
Who did/will do the work?
Before after pics?
price?
待っているよ。
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I sucked it up and got some spray paint and sprayed it myself. It's a terrible job but I was looking to cover exposed bare metal from the large scratches from the previous owner of the frame attempting to remove decals under the clearcoat with a screwdriver in the dark. I think I'm gonna wait til spring. But my local bike shop(Seo Cycle) said they would ship it out for me and get it painted. It's actually a pretty sweet shop and the owner is real cool despite the language barrier, he even registered my foreign bike without any hassle. It is still gonna cost some dough to get it painted around 20,000 but that seems to be consistent with most other options. Sorry no pics but its nothing special to begin with. I would love to go to Kiyo Miyazawa(or have an excuse to) who is near me but not to bother him with a basic paint job on a basic fixed gear.
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