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Prepping for paint/Do it yourself or farm it out?

outdoors4me Member
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Location: Maryville, TN

Re: Prepping for paint/Do it yourself or farm it out?

Post by outdoors4me » Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:37 am

LOUD MOUSE wrote:I still have a stock of Dupont IMRON. .....................lm

outdoors4me wrote:What kind of paint do you use? Where do you purchase?


LOUD MOUSE wrote:I do the whole thing.
Blast and paint and the only things I don't is chrome and bore job. ...................lm

outdoors4me wrote:Very nice G-Man. I have to admit I had to google Bead Blasting.


G-Man wrote:I farm out my prep work and have parts bead-blasted.

I paint myself using a small compressor and HVLP spray guns. ... 926089106/


outdoors4me wrote:Hey guys,

I'm about to start tearing down my project bike. I desire to have it professionally painted but I'm open minded about painting is myself if I could get nice results.

One thing I don't want to do is prep. Is sand blasting the best way to have parts prepped?

For those who have painted themselves, do you use a compressor sprayer?



old mago Member
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Location: australia

Post by old mago » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:11 pm

ive found the easiest way to get old paint off is to use paint stripper..its faster, you just have to wear eye protection and some rubber gloves and scrap the gunk onto newspaper and straight into the bin with it

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