You will need
- Paint thinner, sandpaper, white spirit, primer, acrylic paint
First, carefully prepare a bike for painting. To start off bike all parts to completely release the frame. So to repaint the bike will be much more convenient.
The next phase of work need necessarily outdoors or in a room that is well ventilated. Using paint thinner to gradually remove the old paint, then carefully scuff the frame, trying to align all the scratches and other damage.
In the case of the frame of the bike too noticeable scratches or dents buy cold welding, which align all the defects.
Hang the frame on the prepared device (this can be a rope on the hook) and uniformly clean the entire surface using white spirit.
After the process of degreasing, apply a smooth layer of primer. To do this, use spray or convenient brush. Note that conventional primer has a thicker consistency than primer from the spray. So the first use is preferable. Wait until the primer is well dry, usually it takes about a day. To dry the primer needs at zero temperature (at least 5 degrees).
After complete drying of the primer, repeat the process of otkusyvanija to achieve a perfectly flat surface.
Get acrylic paint to repaint the bike the most comfortable. This paint perfectly well to go to the surface and dries relatively quickly. The easiest way to paint the frame with the paint in the can. Apply the dye as evenly as possible. Please note that to apply the paint only needed one time. Express repainted the frame in a room with a palpable air circulation. To dry the painted frame of the bike will be at least a day.
Advice 2: How to repaint the thing
Favorite thing can fade and lose color brightness. And maybe you bought or made a thingthat fits but you don't like its color. Or you just felt like novelty and experiments. For this and there are dyes for fabrics. Repaint the thing in the home is quite simple.
Before painting check the fabric composition. Respond well to dyeing with natural materials – cotton, viscose, silk, linen or those that are in large part composed of them. When purchasing dye, read the recommendations on the package, determine the suitability of the paint for staining your fabric.
Consider common rules of color mixing. Light fabrics are easier to repaint dramatically. Dark susceptible to staining more difficult. For example, if your thing is blue color, when painting with red paint you most likely will get a shade closer to purple.
Prep the thing for painting, Osteria all impurities in order to provide a uniform coloring without spots. You need to bleach the fabric using special tools. If you are going to use the so-called "tie-dye" technique of dyeing, twist the material as needed.
Prepare a special dish, which will dissolve the dye composition. It is better to take enamel container with no cracks, chips, or other defects. Following the instructions, dilute the dye. Carefully place it to the remaining lumps or clots of paint, to avoid uneven dyeing of the fabric.
Drop the thing in the dye solution so that above the water remained exposed areas of the fabric. The thing is to be fully immersed in the composition and to swim in it freely. If necessary, slightly imbedded her with a spoon, the spoon then rinse with plenty of water.
Place the container on the fire and leave it to boil for a period of time specified in the instructions. Usually it is a couple of hours. Periodically check the thing, as necessary "utaplivaja" it Crusader composition.
After the specified time remove the thing from the dye and let it cool. Thoroughly rinse the thing in cold water until until the water becomes clear and transparent. The excess dye solution can be washed out things with a few subsequent washings, but this happens with the factory stuff.
If you don't want to deal with repainting things in the home, give them to professionals in the Studio, or dry cleaner. In these organizations, usually at the Desk is always a booklet with a palette of available colors.