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Old 08-23-2020, 02:27 PM
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"Painted" Decals Completed Today

XS Friends,
Since I couldn't find and affordable set of decals that is correct for this machine I decided to just paint them on the lower fairing where they are missing.

Those that have been following along know I purchased a set from Hungary but they turned out to be correct for the '85. I can use some of that set when I EVENTUALLY repaint the entire bike (probably next year) but the decals for the lower fairing were wrong.

Actually, I'm pretty pleased. I haven't been too successful with this type of painting in the past..... Used the baby gun from Harbor Crap Freight at .04 nozzle and sprayed about 6 coats on it....

Part is baking in the Georgia Sun.... I'm a bit too anxious to mount it (as usual). I'll get it on tonight.

Kurt Boehringer
Peachtree City, Georgia

1970 - CT70K0 - Mini-Trail
1979 - XS1100SF - Pensacola
1980 - XS1100SG - The Duck
1980 - XS1100SG - Mayberry Duck
1981 - XS1100SH - DEAD Duck Café
1981 - XJ550 Maxim - Nancy's Mini-Max
1982 - XJ650 SECA - Hurricane
1986 - FJ1200 - - Georgia Maverick
1992 - FZR1000 - Genesis
2016 - FJR1300A - Montgomery
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