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Vintage bike decals

philcubedphilcubed Posts: 260
edited March 2018 in Vintage bikes forum
Hi, had a problem with some bike decals not adhering to my frame ( bead blasted back to steel, then two light coats of lacquer before trying the stickers). I like the look of the stickers but want to try a different supplier. I can see '' and 'h Lloyd cycles' online. Anybody used these, or any other recommendations?


  • imposter2.0imposter2.0 Posts: 11,003
    I can recommend H.Lloyd - but a lot of vintage decals will be of the 'waterslide' type (think of the decals you get in airfix kits), which are designed to go under a top coat..
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    I’ve always applied decals then had them lacquered over.

    Any reason why you aren’t doing this?
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
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    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
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    He's right you know.
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,904
    Try this guy. Highly recommended and used by loads of Retrobike members.
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  • philcubedphilcubed Posts: 260
    Thanks for the tips.
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