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    Helmet Touchup Paint

    I presently have four helmets in different sizes and colors, a mix of Shoei and Nexx. Like all helmets, they accidently fall to the pavement, usually while I am standing by the bike, the helmet is not secure, and I am getting ready to stop or start. Therefore they always have nicks or chips. In a few spots, if I drop them enough times, I can see through to the underlying shell.

    So, does anyone know where to get matching paint? The ones I can find are always a different hue of color, or are not gloss, and stand out. I've checked out a few manufacturer websites and no one offers them. I have just tolerated it for years and I can say it adds character but when I drop my brand new shiny helmet and take a chip out, it really annoys me.
    Andre Boening
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    An auto paint supply store might be able to color-match the helmet and provide you with touch-up paint.
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    Consider stickers or reflective tape.
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    fingernail polish?
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    What brand of nail polish do you use?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kantuckid View Post
    What brand of nail polish do you use?
    funny! The cheap stuff of course! I am a BMW owner
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    Smile

    I use one that compliments my eyes or my outfit. /;>}
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darryl Cainey View Post
    I use one that compliments my eyes or my outfit. /;>}
    LOL, That's funny
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