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Old 16th March 2019, 08:36 PM
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Any know of a place doing this,can the likes of a polished alu frame/swingarm be brought back to a factory finish?
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Old 16th March 2019, 08:37 PM
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I don't know anyone doing it but I had a quick glimpse into the technology a while back. Apparently, the different colours are achieved by applying different voltages.
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Old 16th March 2019, 09:03 PM
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theres a place in Dublin Industrial estate, Graph engineering, they do it. im not sure they would do the prep work.
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Old 16th March 2019, 09:31 PM
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I don't know anyone doing it but I had a quick glimpse into the technology a while back. Apparently, the different colours are achieved by applying different voltages.
No, I was of the same thinking
The different colours are done by
dying the oxide
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Old 16th March 2019, 09:34 PM
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No, I was of the same thinking
The different colours are done by
dying the oxide
Then my information was disinformation.
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Old 16th March 2019, 09:46 PM
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Then my information was disinformation.
Feck off with all your big words
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Old 16th March 2019, 10:06 PM
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Feck off with all your big words
And fuck you, too, you monosyllabic cnut!
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Old 16th March 2019, 10:43 PM
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theres a place in Dublin Industrial estate, Graph engineering, they do it. im not sure they would do the prep work.
Super,you havenít had anything done off them have you?
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Old 17th March 2019, 05:38 AM
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Loads done from them
Its all about the preparation as every single mark shows thru on the anodizing....
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Old 17th March 2019, 12:47 PM
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Loads done from them
Its all about the preparation as every single mark shows thru on the anodizing....
Cool,Ok Iíll have to take a good look at the condition of this thing,looks fucking cat all polished up.Would you say they can get a similar finish to the gloss look on the old Hondaís ?
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Old 17th March 2019, 01:05 PM
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Super,you havenít had anything done off them have you?
no, i was going to get a set of forks done but ended up swapping them out. i called up to the premises to see, they've a few nice finishes on display- mostly industrial stuff, you have to call to reception theres no trade counter afaik
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Old 17th March 2019, 01:19 PM
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Cool,Ok Iíll have to take a good look at the condition of this thing,looks fucking cat all polished up.Would you say they can get a similar finish to the gloss look on the old Hondaís ?
Id say so
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Old 17th March 2019, 02:28 PM
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Old 18th March 2019, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by dec c View Post
No, I was of the same thinking
The different colours are done by
dying the oxide
You guys are both right from memory. You can anodise via voltage to get a colour range which basically is silver-yellowy-brown-black.
To get red, greens or blues in vibrant tarts handbag colours you use a dye.
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Old 18th March 2019, 05:06 PM
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Originally Posted by davelr View Post
You guys are both right from memory. You can anodise via voltage to get a colour range which basically is silver-yellowy-brown-black.
To get red, greens or blues in vibrant tarts handbag colours you use a dye.
Bit like leaving yer sausages on too long then.....
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