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 Post subject: Hand painting my bike...
PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:11 pm 
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I can't afford to get my steel 853 Paconi repainted so decided to do it myself...a work in progress.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:14 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:59 pm 
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Nice.. looks good.


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 Post subject: Hand painting my bike...
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Thanks.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:14 pm 
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Lovin' it, and thank you for being personal with your build. We need more of that here. :thumbup:

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Yes, very nice.....can't wait to see it built up. :beerchug: :thumbup:

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I like it very much. My girlfriend is doing something similar with two custom steel frames she's preparing for the new season but no doubt that will turn out completely different from your take on this. I love personalized bikes. Do keep us updated on your progress!

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Timo wrote:
I like it very much. My girlfriend is doing something similar with two custom steel frames she's preparing for the new season but no doubt that will turn out completely different from your take on this. I love personalized bikes. Do keep us updated on your progress!


Cool, thanks Timo...you'll have to post some pics of your girlfriends frame too!

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 Post subject: Hand painting my bike...
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So far...


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Thats it, i'm gonna learn how to paint :thumbup:

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What paint are you using? Prep?

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You can ask people money for this

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edit - I was an idiot.

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P, I think he was trying to say that the OP could charge ppl to do this for them........lost in translation :noidea:

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Maybe you're right, that could have been lost in internet translation! :oops:

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