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Old 11-08-2010, 07:37 AM
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Default How much did your paint cost?

I am getting all of my fairings and my tank painted and I was just wondering what you guys paid?
Old 11-08-2010, 07:55 AM
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Primer = $45 quart
paint = $85 quart
clear = $65 quart
hardener = $80 pint
reducer = $45 gallon
garage = $85,000
equipment = $700
Old 11-08-2010, 08:33 AM
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haha. paint is expensive if you what it done right. look to pay between 300-1500
Old 11-08-2010, 08:52 AM
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I do my own paint and buy online on ebay, just look at alsa auto paint. I spent about 300.00 on the orange pearl on my bike and its a 2 stage paint. Johnnyh
Old 11-08-2010, 10:23 AM
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A bottle of crown haha!!
Old 11-08-2010, 12:38 PM
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I paid $175 for my custom paint color. I paid a friend(who is a professional auto & bike painter)$700 to spray. I prepped everything.
Old 11-08-2010, 07:07 PM
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paid 133+tax a quart and my buddy shot it for free
Old 11-10-2010, 11:28 AM
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I paid $250 to have everything from the Tank back painted. (Tank, Rear fairing, rear seat cowl, rear under fairing). Met a guy that works at a body shop and he just happen to be painting a mercedes the same color so he hung mine up and shot it while he was at it. Did all the prep work as well!
Old 11-10-2010, 12:39 PM
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I just paid 208 for the rear fairing and seat cowl to get painted, he had to do all the prep and etc, very satisfied.
Old 11-11-2010, 09:33 PM
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Got about 500 invested so far, still need to buy clear coat and buffing supplies. Oh and like two months of prep, prime, sand, fill, sand, prime, sand, prime, sand, prime. Once the clear shows up I can start shooting color (after another sanding). Or save yourself alot of elbow grease and spend the money (upwards of a grand or more) and get it done right. A $300 Macco special is exactly what there motto says..."uh oh..."

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