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  • Paint or powdercoat

     Gunner updated 1 year, 2 months ago 2 Members · 6 Posts
  • billyboy_1981

    Member
    2 June 2018 at 9:21 am

    As title what do you all prefer for recolouring a frame? Paint and powder coat.

    Having just built the carrera that I had powdercoated I found a few issues with the thickness, and having to shave back the powder coat to get things to fit.

    If painting what kind of Paint? Is it just automotive paint people use?

    Let’s hear your thoughts on this

  • Gunner

    Member
    3 June 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Paint, most definitely. Fantastic range of products available to allow you to do an excellent job and so easy to correct little mistakes.

  • billyboy_1981

    Member
    5 June 2018 at 1:48 pm

    Gunner what kind of paint do you use? Aerosols? Do you use a special top coat to stop chipping?

  • Gunner

    Member
    5 June 2018 at 7:22 pm

    Aerosol with a good quality lacquer finish, also in aerosol form.

    Just taking your time is the key.

  • billyboy_1981

    Member
    26 April 2019 at 12:03 pm

    gunner, have you seen the paint from spray.bike?

    says it dries almost instantly and goes on more like a powder.

    I might try that and see how it goes. looks like its easy to use.

  • Gunner

    Member
    26 April 2019 at 6:39 pm

    No, I haven’t but I will have a look thanks. 😉

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