Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
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Like any surface it has to be prepared per the paint manufacturers recommendations. Remove loose paint, sand lightly to remove any rough spots and provide a key for the paint. Solvent wash to remove any dust or grease. Then paint.
It was painted, probably not gelcoated as gel is not a great surface for epoxy. Carbon fiber left uncoated is black.
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