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06-14-2019 11:50 AM
Shadow Shack Hmmm...does anyone know what the price of tea is in China?
06-14-2019 09:30 AM
mladenko I have glossy black 2016 with ~2300mi. still glossy AF. I can't see it fading too much in the next few years...but you never know

2015 rebel 250
06-13-2019 10:24 PM
Shadow Shack Yeah, trust me...if photos were really the obvious answer I'd never have asked. I've seen a lot of pics that range from appearing matte to gloss or at least hinting at gloss.

For example, this definitely looks matte...

...but this lighting hints to more glossy than matte:

Not to mention mine was sun-faded...remember all the pics of 80's red Rebels faded to that weird matte-greyish/red tone? (see pic) Which makes me wonder if history repeated itself with this color.

06-13-2019 09:59 PM
flitecontrol I saw a picture of one, but not sure if it was factory or custom. It appeared to be matte.
06-13-2019 08:59 PM
Shadow Shack Apparently this was just too much to ask for, next time I'll ask for something far less detailed instructions on rebuilding an engine.
05-27-2019 10:22 AM
flitecontrol No, it's not that difficult. Mine hasn't faded.

It's still glossy black.
05-27-2019 09:19 AM
Shadow Shack So...400 views and nary an answer. It's a simple question, I'm not asking how to install a turbo or how to stuff a 450 into a 250 frame. Is looking at your freakin' bike and reporting back really THAT difficult?!?
05-25-2019 07:34 PM
Shadow Shack <bump>

There was a slew of 2012 gunmetal grey owners when I posted this, and the result was no answer. Now that I see a new slew the question is still open...

Originally Posted by Shadow Shack View Post
For those of you with the gun-metal OEM paint scheme, is this is a matte color or gloss?
09-02-2016 09:36 AM
Shadow Shack LOL I'm really not going to get serious with the bike until I have a title, and depending on which title I can get (salvage or clean) will determine the direction it goes. Worst case scenario is no title and it gets parted out, AKA dismantled sans sawzall & rattle can.
09-02-2016 07:36 AM
01-7700 I like this idea. Show us how to really do it wrong Shadow!
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