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Old 2017-01-07, 05:40 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Cool alternative to paint/powdercoating

Having seen lots of people using plasti-dip to coat their car wheels, and even entire cars, I wondered how it might work on a uni frame. Got some gunmetal color plasti-dip and sprayed a few coats on my KH G26er frame, and after several MUni rides it's holding up great with no peeling or noticeable wear.

Unlike paint and especially powdercoated surfaces, it can be easily removed by getting under an edge and simply peeling it off. That means no sanding or stripping required! Also coated the bar ends to match, for an instant, no-slip grip!

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Old 2017-01-07, 05:47 PM   #2
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Very nice! Is it expensive?
Love the UG emblem too!
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Old 2017-01-07, 05:55 PM   #3
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Very nice Terry. Is this the guni that was camo?
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Old 2017-01-07, 07:02 PM   #4
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Very nice Terry. Is this the guni that was camo?
Yeah, the camo is still underneath. The "UG" logo is temporary until the customs stickers arrive. My design looks like this:

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Old 2017-01-07, 09:13 PM   #5
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So it's cheap and can be easily removed if you don't like it - interesting idea just for a temporary change over an existing finish.
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Old 2017-01-07, 11:40 PM   #6
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Could I do my rim this way too?

I assume it would crack off my uni sidewalls?
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Very nice! Is it expensive?
Love the UG emblem too!
An 11 oz. can of Plasti-dip spray, which is a rubberized coating, is less than $6 and more than enought to cover a uni frame.
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Old 2017-01-07, 06:15 PM   #8
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I even like you Unigeezer logo!
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