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bleeding eyes....i would kill the painter...

did see an GSX-R 1100 advertised, and went to look at it.
The ad had no picture, but the price seemed good, and the seller was a nice guy.
On the phone i asked about the bodywork, he said - special paintjob yellow and orange... i was afraid.
But i went to look at it, and as he opened the garage door i went
I was soooo sad for this bike, but then again...the price was OK, and i knew it was me to save it....so i took it home.
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Re: bleeding eyes....i would kill the painter...

Werner ... it's o.k. leave the painter in peace (it's not worth it )

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what seat unit is that ?
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wow
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what seat unit is that ?
donīt know...will see if it has markings
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nice painting job........
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Put some purple on it and call it an Alstare.
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The painter must of been tripping on Acid.
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ummmmmmmm just......wow
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Re: bleeding eyes....i would kill the painter...

I just find it hard to imagine the type of person, that would go to a painter and say "I want THIS..."
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There is a ton of hours put into that and maybe different color choices would have worked better. Shame to see such time and effort turn out ugly as hell!
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I don't think its that bad, but I really love the stock paint on older bikes.

sent from toaster. yeah, toaster.
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Re: bleeding eyes....i would kill the painter...

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I just find it hard to imagine the type of person, that would go to a painter and say "I want THIS..."
well as it was the seller himself who commisioned the repaint in 1987 he said: the airbrusher was supposed to be a good one, and his wish was: something yellow and orange, and that came out, he paid a lot of money for it....

But the longer i look at it, the more i think: what a classic era bad taste
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Re: bleeding eyes....i would kill the painter...

Take the black spots out of the yellow, all of the red, and take the orange off the tank and I think it would have looked better. Also a darker orange, not that orange sherbet color. That's just my opinion though
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Re: bleeding eyes....i would kill the painter...

Yeah upon seeing that bike I threw up a little in my mouth... when i spit it out it kinda looked like that paint job... yea it does remind me of the 80's and it does look better than the Scarface bike that was posted a while ago
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