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Old 07-21-22, 12:09 PM
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Major touchup paint supplier is in Chapter 11

Could be major repercussions for the C&V gang.

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Anybody who would use nail polish to touch up their bike would use shampoo to wash it.
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Originally Posted by smd4 View Post
Anybody who would use nail polish to touch up their bike would use shampoo to wash it.
that explains everything.. i was using shampoo to paint my bike and nail polish to wash it. sucks getting old...
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Anybody who would use nail polish to touch up his bike...
Yeah, I somewhat agree it's a bad idea. I normally prefer the patina (with a clear coat), unless you can achieve a really great match AND apply it so it doesn't look stupid. Also, nail polish is often lacquer, which can be really difficult to apply without looking gloppy. But I believe Revlon does make an enamel nail polish.

The last time I used nail polish on a bike was a clear color to strengthen embroidery thread used to finish bar tape. That got too complicated (and basically stupid), so I just went back to the simple black tape Fizik bundles with their bar tape.
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Hopefully Testors is on a firm financial footing!
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Hopefully Testors is on a firm financial footing!
I thought for sure this thread would be about Testors when I clicked on it!
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa View Post
Yeah, I somewhat agree it's a bad idea. I normally prefer the patina (with a clear coat), unless you can achieve a really great match AND apply it so it doesn't look stupid. Also, nail polish is often lacquer, which can be really difficult to apply without looking gloppy. But I believe Revlon does make an enamel nail polish.

The last time I used nail polish on a bike was a clear color to strengthen embroidery thread used to finish bar tape. That got too complicated (and basically stupid), so I just went back to the simple black tape Fizik bundles with their bar tape.
I've never used colored nail polish (as a lot of people have and reported success) but I have used clear polish to cover up chips to prevent rust. Works pretty well. I don't think my brand is Revlon though.
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Anybody who would use nail polish to touch up their bike would use shampoo to wash it.
You don’t condition your chain?
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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Could be major repercussions for the C&V gang.

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Glad I stocked up on some of the better colors.

I find their touch up paint (er...nail polish) to be a tad pricey. My limit is $4 and it better be an exact match!
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Originally Posted by cocoabeachcrab View Post
that explains everything.. i was using shampoo to paint my bike and nail polish to wash it. sucks getting old...
But I bet it smelled good!
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But I bet it smelled good!
and no embarrassing flakes! (with the exception of the bike owner!)
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Had me laugh. Went to my friend's garage sale. He said it was all his daughter's stuff she was selling for some college cash and I wouldn't find anything. Well, I got two chocolate chip cookies and some matching metalflake polish for my Waterford.
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Had me laugh. Went to my friend's garage sale. He said it was all his daughter's stuff she was selling for some college cash and I wouldn't find anything. Well, I got two chocolate chip cookies and some matching metalflake polish for my Waterford.
and a few questionable glances.
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