Re: Looking for a painter for a carbon frame

Shawn.W.Small

March 25, 2014 at 10:54 PM

As I have spoke with a couple people, our number one priority is to pair
people with the correct business and to educate on why paint CAN be very
expensive and why sometimes it's really cheap.

Feel free to bounce any questions my way about paint or custom bikes, I
know it can be a confusing situation and often one that is filled with
marketing fluff.

Shawn SmallOwner/EngineerRuckus CompositesReMade in the USA m:87 SE Stark
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On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 9:08 PM, wrote:

> I have to say I had a redline frame powder coated by Class Act about
> three years ago and they went out of the way to fill a dent, match paint I
> wanted and the job was excellent. I cannot speak for other jobs they have
> done, but mine was very pro....and my other life is in the visual arts. I
> know nice paint.
> I do think the painter who painted my Kesho was out of this world creative
> and I still have a struggle at times to remember it is a bike that needs to
> be ridden in the elements. Both of these painters do Carbon....but I would
> think Rukus would be the ultimate company to know about carbon painting in
> the Metro area. If you are interested in my Kesho painter, I suggest you
> contact John at Kesho Bicycles. Not sure if he is still using that painter.
> Best of luck...and remember they are bikes, not art.
> ron
>
> *From:* Devin Flynn
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:31 PM
> *To:* Obra
> *Subject:* Re: [OBRA Chat] Looking for a painter for a carbon frame
>
> I had a really nice new steel frame powder coated and painted by Class
> Act. Not cheap. But so not pro. It looked good from 20 feet away though.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Mar 25, 2014, at 11:39 AM, Eric Aldinger wrote:
>
> Ruckus has paint facilities and knows carbon.
> On Mar 25, 2014 11:38 AM, "Isaac King" wrote:
>
>> Any good recommendations for local painters? I've got a carbon frame I'd
>> like to be a different color. Someone other than Class Act please.
>>
>> Thanks!
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