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    Touch up paint based on Pantone color?

    Alright guys, does anyone have a source for touch up paint based on the pantone color number? I am having a hard time finding anyone that either doesnt want an arm and a leg or a minimum order of X amount of bottles (again, costing an arm and a leg)

    Thanks in advance!!

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    You found good quality touch up paint in PMS colors? I would just take the Pantone chart to an automotive store and match up some auto touch up paint to the color chip. It probably will not end up being super close but hey, it's a mountain bike!
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    Quote Originally Posted by chazpat View Post
    You found good quality touch up paint in PMS colors? I would just take the Pantone chart to an automotive store and match up some auto touch up paint to the color chip. It probably will not end up being super close but hey, it's a mountain bike!
    Actually intense gave me the pantone code for the color. And you're right. I'm probably being anal. But I do like my stuff to look nice.

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    If you don't have a Pantone book (they are very expensive) I would just take the bike with me to the auto parts store. Ask a clerk if you can take several bottles out to your car (or wheel it into the store) to check the color and see how close you can get. I've done this before.

    If you just pick one and buy it, even though you think it is close you may find it is way off, really hard to match by memory. The printing of the color on the label will not be an exact match for the paint either. I was matching a red so that wasn't too bad.
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    Thanks @chazpat. I actually found some all purpose outdoor rated craft paint at walmart in matte finish that is probably as close to the original turquoise color I will find. I touched up the chips and it looks golden!




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    Small scratches? Try some fingernail polish.

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    Ya I got the Pantone codes from them for my pink and orange recluse.
    Good to have if you want to order custom fork/shock decals.

    Shout out to Chappy @ Intense for being so helpful.

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