Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the July Giveaway for a brand new 26" Thruster® Street Style BMX Cruiser Bicycle


Worth it to touch up paint job?
#1
I have a Linus Roadster and it got scratched moving cross country. I love this bike and want to touch up the paint job. Has anyone had experience painting over scratches on bikes? Any ideas where I can order touch up paint? Thanks!
  Reply
#2
Autozone or similar autoparts stores have touch up paint for cars which will work well on bikes.
Nigel
  Reply
#3
show me some clear close-up pics
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
  Reply
#4
That's a question only you can answer. If you chose to do it get duplicolor touch up sticks at automotive store (as close a match as you can get and wipe the brush on the jar lip so it does not drip and than touch up with small tap tap dots.

I use a 00 paint brush from art store , a magnifying visor. and a good light.
Never Give Up!!!
  Reply
#5
PK & George - are you guys copying and pasting your answers ?? Smile
Nigel
  Reply
#6
(06-06-2013, 11:21 AM)nfmisso Wrote:  PK & George - are you guys copying and pasting your answers ?? Smile

^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Since two the same questions. I Typed my reply twice......NOT.:-)
Never Give Up!!!
  Reply
#7
btw I found a site where you can order bike paint for certain major brands and I think even paint for custom jobs. Seemed to have some good deals. The site is http://www.mytouchuppaint.com
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...

Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
Peugeot Nouveau Folder
Today 10:33 AM
Steel frame damage
Today 03:11 AM
Post a photo for aeroe Spider Rear Rack
Yesterday 11:06 PM
Spacer hope pf41 bb
Yesterday 09:14 PM
QUINTANA ROO "KILO" 1999
Yesterday 05:21 PM
26" Thruster® Street Style BMX | July 20...
Yesterday 03:56 PM
budget speedometer
Yesterday 02:44 AM
Biking inUtah
07-14-2020 10:25 AM
Requested question
07-13-2020 11:20 PM
Ceramic Oversize Pulley
07-13-2020 11:07 PM

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Jesper
76 posts
no avatar 2. CharleyFarley
24 posts
no avatar 3. Papa Dom
11 posts
no avatar 4. Painkiller
8 posts
no avatar 5. Nikko
7 posts