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    Protecting carbon/paint on Jet 9 RDO frame?

    Can anybody recommend a product to protect the carbon/paint on a Niner frame? I'm building up a new Jet 9 RDO bike and am concerned about the sharp rocks that get fired at downtubes, chainstays and seatubes where I live. My unprotected aluminum frames all have numerous deep scratches and chips in them.

    I'm looking at 3M Scotchgard and 3M Ventureshield. These appear to be similar, but slightly different products. Are these safe to use on Niner frames? I'm concerned about damaging the particular clearcoat Niner uses. Any advice on products would be appreciated.

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    Protecting carbon/paint on Jet 9 RDO frame?

    Those products work, but the RDO comes with a clear film protection already, or at least mine did.

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    Mine has the downtube protected, but there is nothing near the top of the seatstays or back of the seat tube.

    Quote Originally Posted by five5 View Post
    Those products work, but the RDO comes with a clear film protection already, or at least mine did.

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    Protecting carbon/paint on Jet 9 RDO frame?

    True! From my experience, anything from 3M works great! Though, I may be biased, my Dad works there, and I live just a few miles from 3M. Easy access, and discounts.

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    I use the 3m stone guard clear tape on all my bikes.

    My Jet9 RDO is fully coverd & 1 year on still looks like new.

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    This-http://forums.mtbr.com/niner-bikes/psa-spam-jet9-rdo-ultra-duty-lite-protection-plates-833558.html

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    Sounds like the perfect solution! Can you point me to a website that sells it? I can't find it on Amazon and Google searches aren't finding much. Perhaps there is a different name for it?

    Quote Originally Posted by muzzanic View Post
    I use the 3m stone guard clear tape on all my bikes.
    My Jet9 RDO is fully coverd & 1 year on still looks like new.
    Already ordered the skid plate

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    search "helicopter tape"

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