Re: [CR] Refinish or NOT!

Example: Framebuilders:Alex Singer
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Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 13:30:06 -0700
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Subject: Re: [CR] Refinish or NOT!

2009/7/3 Noah John Gellner <>:
> Having refinished a few bikes, I have been generally negatively surprised at
> the quality of modern paint.  Seems very chip prone compared to the good old
> stuff.

That's been my experience too, but we seem to be the only ones who think so. The best quality (not as far as aesthetically, but the far more important durability) paint I can recall having had was on a black Raleigh 3-speed from the '60s. Tough paint. I wish new paints were as good.

Kurt Sperry
Bellingham, Washington