★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (07-03)

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  1. schwinnmesa

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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    :shock: Nice.
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    nicely organized work bench! so...where is the bike? :shock:
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    Nice job on the paint and stencil.
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    This is one of the coolest paint jobs I have seen.
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    Thanks guys!

    I gotta say...when I pulled the masking and stencils off I thought...whoa...cool!...ha ha. :lol:

    Normally I don't really like the way my paint jobs turn out, but the camouflage colors look pretty sweet.
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    The paint turned out very cool!
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    Now beat it with a chain, and leave it in the rain... NOT! Looks good. :)
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    Very cool, I'm glad you ended up painting this one
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    Yes this looks great! The stencils and that color combo is awesome!!
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    The stencil lines look somewhat thicker than originals.... what is your estimation? Still look fantastic though!!!!
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    Now you're gettin' a bit too technical for me. :wink:
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    Turned out very nice ....Now all you need is about 5 coats of clear :wink:
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    i really like that look. thanks for posting pics of stencils, nice to see how it's done. got a future project schwinn straightbar.
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    man that looks terrible !!! :roll: :mrgreen:
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    I kinda goofed on the forks.

    I painted them all olive green forgetting that there are the three lines that need to be done.

    Looks like I'll have to spray them khaki and then apply the stencils and then spray it with olive again.
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    Do you think that spraying clear on it would darken the colors?

    I really like the colors the way they are now and I also like the matte finish.
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    Matte clear. :|
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    Yeah, but will it darken it all? :?
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    :?: Test pallet :?:
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    Re: ★★★ THE BATTLECRUISER ★★★ (06-14)

    that Krylon "fusion" paint is the best Ive used from a rattlecan, i wouldnt feel the least bit worried about skipping the clear.

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