I was asking around on Facebook for some suggestions of someone to do paint work for me and was contacted by Matt Montfort or @matthewcaine48 on Instagram.  We worked out some ideas and I shipped him my tank to get to work. Below is the complete process he was kind enough to keep me updated throughout the process so that I could post everything here.

I will skip the gory details of stripping the tank. Here its down to bare metal and primed.

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Silver Flake base coat.

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Mixing up the Flake and Clear, Lookin good!

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Wet sanded and laying tape for the design.

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Matt said he spend over 5 hours laying color today!  I love the panels, lace, and lines.  Perfect for the 70’s look I was going for.

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Clear coat on and you can really see that flake showing up in the light.

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Finished product out in the sunshine.

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Matt was even kind enough to lay out my shop name on the tank cap.

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Arrived safe and sound from Texas back to Minnesota and I think that I will keep it here for safe keeping until its ready to go back on the bike.

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