I have decided that gloss black is too boring so now I am painting my frame orange. Tomorrow the clear coat goes on and I can put my baby back together. Here’s a picture of how it’s going so far, whatcha think? Also if anyone is interested in the process:
1: sand old paint lightly with medium-course grit sandpaper (I used 100) until it is no longer shiny
2: Wipe down with paint thinner, allow to dry
3: aply paint according to directions, short overlapping strokes, two coats let dry for several hours at least
4:optional: if the finish is rough or uneven, sand with fine sandpaper (~240), wipe with thinner, and aply one last coat of pant
5: allow paint to dry at least over night preferably 24hours
6: spray the clearcoat on and let it dry
7: put everything back together!
if you have any questions feel free to pm me
-!Disclaimer!- All painting is done at your own risk I am in no way responsible for poor results, your screwing up, loss of life, spontaniously combusting unicycles, or any other random acts of god
ps if anyone recognises the frame please tell me because i have no idea what it is
I would say its a Yuni frame, especialy since you mentioned it came in gloss black. Where did you buy your uni from? If it was a norco, then it’s a yuni frame. I think Bedford may also sell Yuni frames, but I may be mistaken.
Nimbus II frames also come in a glossy black, check UDC, you can select it as chrome or black.
Also, from the look of it, Yunis have a 22.2mm seatpost, and if you put one of those in the above frame, it seems like you need a lot of shims, when the Nimbus II frame is a 25.4mm, which is what this frame looks like it has.
Buddy sorry but your paint job isnt good… you can see that the frame was black before and the paint went down… I did black frame to orange… what I did was : sand the black paint ALOT paint it white (once) then do the normal orange painting but more like 6 coats then make sure everything is even re-sand it and clear coat it…(sorry if that was harsh)