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 Post subject: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:41 am 
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Hi guys,

Can anyone give me any suggestions as to what to do about these paint chips - caused mainly by a loose rear skewer. The skewer came loose and then my chain cassette ripped the paint off.
I know its cosmetic, but I really love this bike and want it to look good still...

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 Post subject: CAAD10 paint chips
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 Post subject: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:06 am 
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Get it repainted.....

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 Post subject: Re: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:37 am 
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Touch them up with orange nail polish!


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 Post subject: Re: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:49 am 
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...I cant work out if youre joking, colourblind, or my monitor has broken again!


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:06 pm 
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Paint pens. I have to see which brand I have that is the close match. It's either Decocolor or Sharpie oil-based.

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 Post subject: Re: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:08 am 
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Thanks thisatest,

I would really appreciate it ... I know I am a bit precious, but we all love our bikes ha ha.


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 Post subject: Re: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:16 am 
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It's hard to tell, but if those are 'green' tinted spots showing through the black paint that just indicates to me that there's a damn lot of paint on your frame.
We're looking at, in order from the frame up:
-primer (thick coat, apparently)
-green (thick coat)
-Black (thick coat on top of the green)

This might be shocking... but how about stripping it all off, polishing the frame or having it taken for a brush finish, then seal it?
Save a lot of weight, minimize worry about the frame's paint chipping. :twisted:

You might think I'm joking, but I am not. :twisted:

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 Post subject: Re: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:57 am 
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:shock: Ha ha Prendrefeu... Unfortunately I haven't won the lotto as of yet... Might be a good project though when I have the $$... I chose this frame specifically for the paint, I love the Berserker Green on it. I might treat it to a PM next and then maybe some 303/404s again when my budget permits...


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 Post subject: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:11 am 
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Are you based in the UK? If so, try OOEY Custom. They reprinted my Evo and also refinished my CAAD10 - their work is stunning!


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 Post subject: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:12 am 
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REPAINTED not reprinted!


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:36 am 
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The Decocolor in the light green looks very like the berserker green on the bike... :noidea:

http://ozgraff.com/product.php?id_product=814


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 Post subject: Re: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:44 pm 
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I plan to purchase this touch up paint for my Berserker Green CAAD10

http://www.amazon.com/Mustang-Genuine-F ... B00BQZZDW8


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 Post subject: Re: CAAD10 paint chips
PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:31 am 
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Thanks for the info headwind.. ps I'm interested in buying the i42 cane creek spacer cap to get my position lower... I'm in Aus if you can be bothered posting ?


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