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    Sep 2006

    resprayed stiffee's, good idea?

    spied a frame i half like the look of, but its been re-sprayed. the owner tells me its been sand blasted, painted, cured in an oven then left to cool (all done by some professional enamellers up north apparently).

    question is, am i taking a bit of a risk if i buy this frame? the stiffee has a reputation for being strong as you like, but i wonder if the sand blasting and curing might have affected the strength of the aluminium?

    any ideas?

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    If the enamellers have been dealing with bikes before I'm sur ethey would know what they're doing. If they've only done tea pots and such then you might ask a few questions but I would think it's pretty safe to say it'll be ok
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