Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words… So I’ll let these photos do the talking. My “Bundesadler” tank is now done and so my BMW R80 build has earned its nickname.
Tank Sanded Back In Preparation For Paint
Black Base Coat
Taped Up For Grey Base Coat
Grey Base Coat
Time To See How We Did!
Side Striping Perfect!
Distressing The Paint / Sanding Through To Black
Satin Clear-Coat [Still Wet]
Satin Clear-Coat [Still Wet] In Place
Satin Clear-Coat [Still Wet] In Place Close Up
And with that, the BMW R80’s tank is complete. It is a little frustrating that the photos don’t quite do the Bundesadler justice; it is far more “distressed” looking in person, but hey, you get the idea!