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Ducati Scotty

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2012, 01:57:35 AM »
....SEE! if you black out one thing it ends up being the whole bike!!!! If only uncle sam paid me a little bit more.

Wheels and fork look too shiny now.  Just saying'.  :P

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2012, 10:47:32 PM »
FWIW, my friend just blacked out the chrome spare wheel on his Suzuki Sidekick with a spray can of Plasti-Dip and it came out pretty good.  I'm thinking of doing the same thing to my rims.  I'm sure it will take a little masking to keep the spokes clean and the first tire lever of the next tire change will gouge it BUT it's an easy, cheap, and reversible way to get a little more black.

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2012, 12:22:08 AM »

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2012, 12:26:42 AM »
I like the playing card trick!  Still, I'd go with the PlastiDip.  I don't need to sand the chrome and it's easily reversible since it peels right off.  I also don't intend to paint the spokes or hubs. 

Gotta say though, for a quick and dirty job that looks magnificent!  And I think black wheels immediately give the bike a great old school look.

Scott

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #19 on: November 17, 2012, 12:44:32 AM »
alright, alright! now I  have to find a shop that powdercoats, anyone know a place in NC? I'll search around.

All of this black rim talk is getting to me. Ha ha. I typically black out all of the rims on the cars that I drive but I had to stop that when I bought a G8...so I'm thinking the Bullet can be a good compromise
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #20 on: November 17, 2012, 03:27:48 AM »
use alot of chain lube and the rear will do it for you.
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #21 on: November 19, 2012, 06:33:27 PM »
use alot of chain lube and the rear will do it for you.

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