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CHEAP painting

Post by warrior » Sat May 10, 2014 3:05 pm

Just thought I would let you guys know, STREETS (one of the on-line sales vouches places) have deals on painting, has about 8-9 hours left.

I just got a voucher to paint my front bumper for $99.

There are other deals for other panels on there as well.

Worth a look?
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Post by warrior » Sat May 10, 2014 3:07 pm

Forgot to say, they take the bumper off, paint it, then put it back on appox 10 days later.

Paint shop is in Manukau.
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Post by sprsta » Sat May 10, 2014 4:37 pm

I have seen some of the stuff that's come from that 0800bestdeal shop and i'm sure this Emmanual place isn't any better

All i will say is you get what you pay for when it comes to panel and paint

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Post by Angreal » Sat May 10, 2014 5:01 pm

sprsta wrote:I have seen some of the stuff that's come from that 0800bestdeal shop and i'm sure this Emmanual place isn't any better

All i will say is you get what you pay for when it comes to panel and paint
I am entirely with Cole on this one. When it comes to paint, a shit job stands out for the wrong reasons.

I'm going to guess that they don't do much prep. Bumper off, nail it with paint, bumper back on.

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Post by warrior » Sat May 10, 2014 9:03 pm

I will let u know.
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Post by MrGrey » Sat May 10, 2014 9:15 pm

a good paint job is mostly in the prep... I would personally remove the bumper and do the initial sanding and minor filling work yourself and then take it in to be painted.

Even by doing the prepwork yourself it is still a bloody good deal

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Post by warrior » Sat May 10, 2014 11:08 pm

The way i look at it is my front bumper,s paint is stuffed. For $99 i dont think i can go to much wrong. Its a tank of gas
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Post by MrGrey » Sun May 11, 2014 12:07 am

I wouldn't expect something like the Sistine chapel, but for $99 its worth a poke :wink:

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Post by warrior » Sun May 11, 2014 8:23 am

Is this konrad hurrell?
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Post by GRUVBB » Sun May 11, 2014 8:36 am

warrior wrote:The way i look at it is my front bumper,s paint is stuffed. For $99 i dont think i can go to much wrong. Its a tank of gas
After seeing your bumper the other day i thought that this is a economical option t overcome its present appearance.... Good idea to do some initial prep work on it yourself. As you say its only a tank of gas. I have followed that theory with a few purchases recently and they have all turned out trumps for me and not been a let down..... Its only money and when you go to work there is always another 'brown envelope' the following week...( i know you are of the vintage to remember pay packets before the advent of direct credit) :lol:

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Post by sprsta » Sun May 11, 2014 9:39 am

MrGrey wrote:a good paint job is mostly in the prep... I would personally remove the bumper and do the initial sanding and minor filling work yourself and then take it in to be painted.

Even by doing the prepwork yourself it is still a bloody good deal
usually whenever we get someone who has 'had a go' at doing their own repairs or paint prep we will completely redo it (usually dont tell them) so we know that it has been done correctly, it doesn't take much and that nice shiny paint will flake off an look worse than it was to start with.

i often get people ask what they can do to make it easier for me, there is only one answer and its nothing.

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Post by MrGrey » Sun May 11, 2014 9:48 am

usually whenever we get someone who has 'had a go' at doing their own repairs or paint prep we will completely redo it (usually dont tell them) so we know that it has been done correctly, it doesn't take much and that nice shiny paint will flake off an look worse than it was to start with.
fair point... I have been doing a lot of painting and prep'ing in the renovation work I have been doing and there is a lot of skill and technique involved.... it is no way near as easy as the paint advertisements on TV purport them to be...

Is this konrad hurrell?
and in unrelated news....... the Warriors have signed a new 'head' coach.


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