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Is there a way to stip a Burner Powdercoated Frame and Make it a polished to match my polished rear end?
 

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mtbk66 said:
Is there a way to stip a Burner Powdercoated Frame and Make it a polished to match my polished rear end?
Good powder coating is very tough to get off. Best method is sand blasting. Unfortunately that will not produce a polished finish.
A chemical stripper is your best option. I'm not real fond or experienced with them. Even strippers may leave an unpolished finish.
 

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.....disassemble the frame, have it professionally stripped & polish that puppy by hand (yourself).......pretend you need another hobby!;)
 

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.....disassemble the frame, have it professionally stripped & polish that puppy by hand (yourself).......pretend you need another hobby!;)
And if you're lazy and don't mind spending a few bucks, you can send it out to Olympic for stripping and prep. They're the outfit that put the PC on to begin with. You can even pick out a new color if the mood should strike you. I hear their prices are pretty good.
 

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mtbk66 said:
Is there a way to stip a Burner Powdercoated Frame and Make it a polished to match my polished rear end?
If you would like to have your frame polished, here is how to get it done.

Send the frame to be chemically stripped. Olympic powdercoating in Santa Ana CA can do that. Talk to Mark Cherry(714) 979-2720

Then send your frame to Bush Metal Polishing in Garden Grove CA to be siceled. Talk to Dave Bush
(714) 537-7440

Then send your frame to Custom Metal Finishing in Gardena CA to be ball burnished. Talk to Rosie. (310) 532-5075

This will make your frame nice and shinny!

Now, simple polishing of the frame will deteriorate over time as the aluminum is essentialy a raw state and has no protection from the elements. We have only done it a handfull of times in the past but feel it would be a good addition if you are going to take the time to have your frame done. Clear anodizing the frame would give the frame a layer of protection of becoming a dull finish over the years. Custom metal finishing can also help with that. By no means am I making any sort of guarantees to the process above and it would be wuite possible for a frame to be ruined in nearly any step above. It has been very rare for us to have any trouble in the past and the reason we recommend these vendors. They are some of the best we have ever worked with and continue to provide great service.

Good luck on your quest to the shiny bike. I would estimate each step of the process would take about 1 week, but could be longer depending on the work load of any particular vendor.

Casey
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turnerbikes said:
If you would like to have your frame polished, here is how to get it done.

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wow...not only would the downtime add up, but I assume that so will the cost??
 

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turnerbikes said:
Never said it would be cheap, just said it would be right!
That is why you bought a Turner, right!!!! :D
 
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