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 Post subject: UK respray ??
PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:43 pm 
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looking for a "reasonable" cost respray potentially for a Giant TCR alliance frame?
anyone know of anywhere where cost doesnt outweigh value of the frame !

only want a single colour job .....

ta in advance ..

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 Post subject: Re: UK respray ??
PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:51 pm 
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ARGOS, seen there work :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: UK respray ??
PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:11 pm 
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nice but was hoping something a "tad" cheaper ....any keen diy'ers out there ....?

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 Post subject: Re: UK respray ??
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You could try graphicshack.They are much cheaper but I'm not sure of the quality of their work, although feedback seems to be ok. There is some guy in London called Vaz finishes or something. Havent heard good things there.

Enigma also respray things.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:34 pm 
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Enigmas paintwork takes foreeeeeeever!
Avoid.


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 Post subject: Re: UK respray ??
PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:01 pm 
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what is 'reasonable cost'?

I think Bob Jackson cycles in the Leeds area reputedly do some nice frame respraying but also www.shelbyart.co.uk might be able to help you out. He does all the detail paint work for any frame repairs we have.


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 Post subject: Re: UK respray ??
PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:03 pm 
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You could try Sam fish in London.

Did a good job Clearcoating my Colnago.


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Argos wont spray carbon, I tried them late last year!


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You could try Terry Dolan.


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 Post subject: Re: UK respray ??
PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:43 pm 
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Chris Grove from Performance Race Art

http://www.performanceraceart.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Did Ed Clancy and Andy Tennant's Condor Frames.

http://www.thefootdown.co.uk/2011/11/21 ... ack-bikes/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


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 Post subject: Re: UK respray ??
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I sprayed my own MTB, came up great, no issues, the key is patience, lots of thin layers, don't build too much depth and get a run, I used etch primer (crucial for anything but steel) then just rattle cans from halfords of a Ford Metallic Purple and then laquer.

But this is the WW website, paint will add at least 200g to the weight.......my 16" MTB frame gained 240g.

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 Post subject: Re: UK respray ??
PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:20 am 
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SDP wrote:
looking for a "reasonable" cost respray potentially for a Giant TCR alliance frame?
anyone know of anywhere where cost doesnt outweigh value of the frame !

only want a single colour job .....

ta in advance ..


C & G liverpool mate did my bmc
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was very cheap and a fast turn around think single colour was about £120 ish


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Mike Kowall nr Walsall. Is he still going? I have had 2 frames done by him in the past (one of them Nicks old TT frame)


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 Post subject: Re: UK respray ??
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ryan ..last frame i had painted by mick was about 7 months ....

ta for input everyone

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