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    Cool Avid BB7 Mod (Cosmetic)

    I personally love BB7's, but hate the red knobs. Tonight, while watching boxing on HBO, I decided to tackle the red with some RIT dye. I took a bunch of pictures with the iPhone along the way. Sorry for the long load time (if it bothers you).













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    Nice!!!

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    Cool!

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    that is FING AWESOME!!! Very cool thanks!!! I used to do the same thing to the rollers on my MRP chainguides, esp now with the white ones you can do any color.

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    nice one! here I am contemplating going the other way - thinking of how I can polish up my dull silver BB7s (N type)

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    Looks really good

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    Nice!

    This may not be new info for some/all, but dying plastic like that will actually change the color a couple milimeters into the plastic, so unless you scratch/hit/bang it a couple times, the color will stay.

    Also, dying plastics of lighter colors/shades to black uses more black dye...otherwise it comes out purplish!

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    Was this a very clever HBO Plug?

    J/K, I am totally inspired to dye mine!

    Great idea and only the savvy 29er crowd would appreciate this level of ingenuity so we are definitely "on topic"!

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    Will this work on a 26er?
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    Will this work on a 26er?
    Yes, but just make sure you don't buy the 29er dye by mistake.

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    moving to Brake forum.
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    Cool, going to do this today. Going to try it on a red PC pedals I have laying around also.

    Thanks

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    Very cool looking. I like the red though, slight bling. Same with the rollamajig.

    Think you could go from red to army green? I'd like to try that out.

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    that looks good

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