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Offline robdrobd

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« on: November 09, 2012, 09:26:22 am »
Hey folks. I have acquired this beauty and wanted your input on paint and schemes. If you choose #5 please give your input!
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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2012, 10:08:05 am »
Given all the choices, I like the paint job as is.  Very nice.  But anything fresh and glossy will be nice too.
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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2012, 11:51:00 am »
Up close its pretty bad ;)

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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2012, 12:59:21 pm »
i personally think that with all of the cafe'd and modded CBs out there, that a nice stock paint job is more appealing/rare than a custom job.  it's almost as if running a stocker is the new custom.... 

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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2012, 01:16:10 pm »
I seriously thought the same thing, but wasn't sure if my paint guy could do the garnet brown.

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« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2012, 03:09:34 pm »
You should paint it the way YOU want it.  If a factory look is what you like but brown ain't your bag, pick a different color.  You can pick any color in the world and give it a factory style paint job with graphics and all.
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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2012, 07:40:49 pm »
I'm thinking you really don't like brown.  Go red!
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« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2012, 12:19:02 am »
When I painted mine, I kept the factory style but substituted  my own colours.

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« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2012, 12:27:26 am »
You should paint it the way YOU want it.

He's not sure what he wants hence the poll...

Isn't brown the base color for that gorgeous green color the 500's come in..?
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« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2012, 06:12:45 am »
I like that green too. Like the green from the early 450's.

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« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2012, 06:14:08 am »
I might just go nuts with murals and pinups and flags and explosions and eagles and skulls and more naked chicks.

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« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2012, 07:11:17 am »
Ok...green and naked chicks!  How do I change my vote?
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« Reply #12 on: November 10, 2012, 08:00:32 am »
No need to vote...noted.

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« Reply #13 on: November 10, 2012, 08:15:02 am »
Go to the Bass Pro Shop and look at the bass boats.  Pick a color you like and paint it like a bass boat!!  Jumbo Flake rules!! 
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« Reply #14 on: November 12, 2012, 05:22:04 pm »
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« Reply #15 on: November 12, 2012, 05:49:57 pm »
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« Reply #16 on: November 13, 2012, 05:12:40 pm »
Dark grey metallic with red is in the running

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« Reply #17 on: November 13, 2012, 05:30:56 pm »
That sounds good
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« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2012, 09:32:13 am »
You should paint it the way YOU want it.  If a factory look is what you like but brown ain't your bag, pick a different color.  You can pick any color in the world and give it a factory style paint job with graphics and all.

gotta +1 on that.   Honda made some beautiful colors, but do what you want!  i personally like the garnet brown.  it reminds me of my mom's old '84 Accord.

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« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2012, 03:59:12 pm »
I'm going dark metallic gray and red

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« Reply #20 on: November 15, 2012, 05:05:02 pm »
I'm going dark metallic gray and red WITH NAKED CHICKS!

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« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2012, 05:17:23 pm »
Ooh, maybe naked red chick silhouettes like the beginning of a Bond flick?

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« Reply #22 on: November 19, 2012, 07:10:30 am »
Red is a nice choice, especially with the hard bags. Do you like the Honda candy alpha red?

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« Reply #23 on: November 25, 2012, 02:55:00 pm »
Paint it whatever color makes it faster and handle better.
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