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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-02-2014, 07:31 PM Thread Starter
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Winter project.

Other than the complete change of fluids, flushing systems, progressive fork springs. I was thinking about a change of personality for my 750. Has anyone here considered 'hydrographics'? I was quoted by "Ozark Hydrographics" here in SW MO at $750 for tank and fenders. I can buy the film and set up a tank for < $100. After reading the post about 2K clear coat...Seems the way to go. Anyone considered this or has experience?
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Bamaboy just did his tins with hydrographics. It's fairly easy to DIY, and you'll save tons of $. Click on link below.

https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=41898


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I've seen some awesome graphics done by hydroprinting. ... But none was a DIY job. Not saying you can't do it yourself, but I'd pay to have them do it myself.

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I've seen some awesome graphics done by hydroprinting. ... But none was a DIY job. Not saying you can't do it yourself, but I'd pay to have them do it myself.
Take a look at the link above! Since this post I have "done it myself" its not that hard.

Aren't you the guy that posts about paying for just about everything to be done?


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Take a look at the link above! Since this post I have "done it myself" its not that hard.

Aren't you the guy that posts about paying for just about everything to be done?
Not really. Have you seen all the stuff I made myself for my Vulcan?

My point here was, if you read it carefully..("I'm not saying you can't do it yourself") that if they screw it up, they will fix it. If You screw it up, you have to pay for it. A good paint job from a professional painter with airbrushed graphics can cost $1200 plus......so.... $750 sounds like a good deal.

For the record I've never paid anyone to do anything to my bike other than mount a tire.

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I'm just messing with you (i should have put the wink face), I have seen your floor boards and I believe you did a dashboard which both cam out really nice. But in all reality it isn't very hard to do, I would rather pay less then $200 instead of more then $700 imo.


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If it came down to not getting it done because I couldn't afford the $700 and getting it done while learning a new skill for $200 I would probably do it myself.

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I have done a rifle stock, little stuff. I'm going to do it, just wondering about pushing the tank under. Like what kind of tank you all made for a big item. The little stuff I made a wood frame and thick plastic sheeting.
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If you want a larger tank...find an old ice box. A non functioning deep freezer can easily be water tight and it is deep enough for larger pieces. To some lesser extent I guess you could use a very large party cooler.

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Old deep freeze sounds like a good idea. Will start measuring them to see if I can find one with enough surface area.
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