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Custom Paint Jobs - what's your favourite?

With reference to XT Girl's search for the owner of the BMW with the Ewan and Charlie custom paint job, I was about to wax lyrical about a custom paint job I'd once seen on that thread, but thought I'd start a new thread as I didn't want it to get off topic.

The best one I ever saw was on a lorry. The entire cast of 'Eastenders' rendered in a symphony of blue airbrushing. The whole gang were there, Grant, Pauline, Dot, whats-er-face who married Brian May, ooh...Anita Dobson! You can imagine the conversations at truck-stops the the length and breadth of the country. My suspicion is that most of 'em started "Why the f...!"

However, each to his own, I say. So what are the best you've seen? Cool ones are fine, but the more comedic the better. Given the preponderance of iron-brasiered, cougar taming princessess and bloody mawed lupines I've seen on bikes in the past, I expect some good answers!

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Here's my favorite (but of course I am biased).
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Hi Peanutsdad, welcome to the HUBB and nice picture. With ref. to your quote, the RAF survival school's version goes:

"Red man builds small fire and keeps warm, white man builds big fire and keeps warm chopping wood."

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Here's my favorite (but of course I am biased).
Lucky there are no Lions in Canada and if you,d done the same scheme in Orange and black on a Triumph or a KTM.
You can see where I,m going with this!!!
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Here's my favourite (a symphony of colour coordination).

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Might not be evry one's cup o T.
But damn fine artwork i think.
An old friend did these and still does em in the uk.
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dog dangling days and nothing better to do....

here are my custom paint jobs for anyone interested...

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Due to applying the wrong primer (actually it was the applying of the primer that caused the problem) the red pannels melted (only a little bit) so its back to good old black and white these days.
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