Helmet painting advice.

Helmet painting advice.
  1. Hi, i have painted and sold many motorcycle helmets to satisfied customers. However, the one place i struggle with , is where the paint and clear coat come up against the glued on rubber trim around the helmet. I am really fastidious about my masking technique, but still get a clear coat build up against the rubber . As many of you would be aware , this is a notorious area for peeling. The paint and lacquer should go under the rubber of course. But any way of peeling back the rubber strip seems to be out of the question. Would appreciate any advice or tricks to overcome this problem. Help.!!

  2. Whats stopping you from peeling off the weatherstrip? it’s usually not too difficult to remove

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    brushit Gravity Guru

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    I think i tried on one, but it was stuck down really tight and haven`t tried since. Might have another go. Thanks.

  4. If you end up ever needing any replacement. They have the 3 major styles

    https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/productdetails.asp?RecID=9319

  5. Jurien72 Have Airbrush – Will Travel! Very Likeable!

    I don’t know anything about helmets, but theres just no beating the clean crisp separation lines of something completely disassembled for painting. Makes you wish you could buy things in kit form sometimes!

  6. The rubber is notoriously fiddly. Doesn’t always go back on as it came off.. I taped mine up when i did my helmets.

    Lee

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    x-acto knife and cut the rubber off from the shell gently. Glue again with cyanoacrylate, if you accidentally stain your helmet with glue just sand it and polish again. You can try windshield adhesive, epoxy resin and double sided acrylic tape for some parts.

    Last edited: Jun 25, 2020

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