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Old 09-01-2013, 05:18 AM   #18188
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Originally Posted by Grumdrig View Post
Great looking bike, xaman. I like the raw look!

Is that what the tank looks like stripped to bare metal, or is that paint? I'm tempted by the the idea of stripping and clear varnishing mine if it's clean underneath.


Yeah, that's bare metal, but with two coats of clear gloss powder coat. I'm pleased with the way it turned out.

Here's a shot before the gloss:

Go for it, i think youd like the look. It's not a horrible experience, but be prepared for some elbow grease. There's a very recent thread over on the triumph site with lots of advice and some step by steps. Let me know if I can help.
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