Re: [Classicrendezvous] Redcay Paint Suggestions

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Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 20:36:21 EDT
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Redcay Paint Suggestions

In a message dated 10/2/00 8:13:43 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:
> I shipped my beloved 50K miles plus Jim Redcay off to Tom Kellogg for
> refurbishment and repaint today. I never liked the original paint color too
> much (think a champagne/orange metallic) so a change is in order. I'm
> looking for suggestions from the list. The bike has very refined Henry
> James lugs in stainless steel. The paint can be any Imron color. Jim's
> decals are a pretty thin script and need to contrast sharply. To my
> knowledge they come in red, black or white. Hopefully Tom has them all made
> up. My current thinking is a medium red with black decals (like my first
> Redcay) or black with red decals.
> My Raleigh SuperCourse is Copper/Orange so I know what you mean. The Comp GS is black and I wish it had chromed lugs. It still looks good with all the chrome, stainless and polished aluminum. So black w/ white or red decals gets my vote based on the stainless lugs and the hope that everything else is suitably polished. If you're going to get it dirty however maybe the red is a better bet. My 2 cents.

Pete Geurds
Douglassville, Pa