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      10-20-2020, 06:58 AM   #23
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This shop is a small husband and wife operation that uses BASF paints, made to order. I used them for a few colors and they have always been spot on with the match and a generous bottle as well. Fast shipping and good communication. Love supporting the 'smaller' guys.

https://www.ebay.com/usr/oopsbegone

Hello!

Sorry to bump an older thread, but I was a bit late discovering it.

I am the wife in this small shop. I sincerely, sincerely appreciate your support!

We are quite small, (just the two of of us.) My husband has been a painter since the early 1990s. Currently, he primarily restores grey-market and other motorcycles with limited parts availability, but he does have experience with painting cars as well.

The major auto manufacturers all use the same 3 paint suppliers, with the vast majority choosing BASF. Over the course of the years, we have extensively used at least 7 different paint systems ourselves and less-extensively quite a few more. We came to the conclusion that BASF's RM-Diamont line is unbeatable in terms of quality,color match and ease of use. Like the factories, this is primarily the paint line we utilize. There are some colors though, that cannot be produced with RM-Diamont paint, we then look to Supreme Plus - which is also a great product.

Since seeing this post, I have been working to add more of the individual colors in our store. The individual colors take a little extra time to research, because they are often listed in BASF's database under the original manufacturer, (Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Porsche, Lamborghini, etc.) Since I already mix all of our paints to order, I have not added any surcharge for the individual colors.

I added Fashion Gray this morning. (Only available in Supreme Plus.) This is listed as a Porsche color, but to the best of my knowledge, it should be a match for your BMW individual color as well.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/233751898488

Please let me know if you guys have other requests or questions. I'm happy to help!

I'm also open to your feedback. We've invested a lot of effort and have a good grasp of the technical side of paint, but I'm guessing some of the members of this forum may have a lot to offer us on the market side of things. We are trying to fill the need for top-end mixed-to-order paint being made available to individuals. Please let us know how we can help you with this.

Thank you again for the mentions and supporting the store! It really does mean the world to us! You are directly supporting an American family.

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I needed grigio telesto paint and couldn't get it anywhere. Body shop took a month to match the color
Hi!

The grigio telesto that BMW is using was originally a Lamborghini color. If you need it in the future, I've added a listing for it and we can have it to you in a couple of days.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/233751945260
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Hello!

Sorry to bump an older thread, but I was a bit late discovering it.

I am the wife in this small shop. I sincerely, sincerely appreciate your support!

We are quite small, (just the two of of us.) My husband has been a painter since the early 1990s. Currently, he primarily restores grey-market and other motorcycles with limited parts availability, but he does have experience with painting cars as well.

The major auto manufacturers all use the same 3 paint suppliers, with the vast majority choosing BASF. Over the course of the years, we have extensively used at least 7 different paint systems ourselves and less-extensively quite a few more. We came to the conclusion that BASF's RM-Diamont line is unbeatable in terms of quality,color match and ease of use. Like the factories, this is primarily the paint line we utilize. There are some colors though, that cannot be produced with RM-Diamont paint, we then look to Supreme Plus - which is also a great product.

Since seeing this post, I have been working to add more of the individual colors in our store. The individual colors take a little extra time to research, because they are often listed in BASF's database under the original manufacturer, (Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Porsche, Lamborghini, etc.) Since I already mix all of our paints to order, I have not added any surcharge for the individual colors.

I added Fashion Gray this morning. (Only available in Supreme Plus.) This is listed as a Porsche color, but to the best of my knowledge, it should be a match for your BMW individual color as well.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/233751898488

Please let me know if you guys have other requests or questions. I'm happy to help!

I'm also open to your feedback. We've invested a lot of effort and have a good grasp of the technical side of paint, but I'm guessing some of the members of this forum may have a lot to offer us on the market side of things. We are trying to fill the need for top-end mixed-to-order paint being made available to individuals. Please let us know how we can help you with this.

Thank you again for the mentions and supporting the store! It really does mean the world to us! You are directly supporting an American family.
If you guys make a matching Mineral White you will be life savers

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If you guys make a matching Mineral White you will be life savers

Welcome to the forums!
Thanks for the welcome!

Certainly, we have mineral white, (color code A96):

https://www.ebay.com/itm/232569917882

Let me know if you have any questions. I'm happy to help!
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Thanks for the welcome!

Certainly, we have mineral white, (color code A96):

https://www.ebay.com/itm/232569917882

Let me know if you have any questions. I'm happy to help!
Hi Lindsey

Welcome to the forum. Do you have Atlantis Metallic (Paint Code 399)?
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Thanks for the welcome!

Certainly, we have mineral white, (color code A96):

https://www.ebay.com/itm/232569917882

Let me know if you have any questions. I'm happy to help!
Found it shortly after posting and it's on the way. Thank you
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This shop is a small husband and wife operation that uses BASF paints, made to order. I used them for a few colors and they have always been spot on with the match and a generous bottle as well. Fast shipping and good communication. Love supporting the 'smaller' guys.

https://www.ebay.com/usr/oopsbegone

Hello!

Sorry to bump an older thread, but I was a bit late discovering it.

I am the wife in this small shop. I sincerely, sincerely appreciate your support!

We are quite small, (just the two of of us.) My husband has been a painter since the early 1990s. Currently, he primarily restores grey-market and other motorcycles with limited parts availability, but he does have experience with painting cars as well.

The major auto manufacturers all use the same 3 paint suppliers, with the vast majority choosing BASF. Over the course of the years, we have extensively used at least 7 different paint systems ourselves and less-extensively quite a few more. We came to the conclusion that BASF's RM-Diamont line is unbeatable in terms of quality,color match and ease of use. Like the factories, this is primarily the paint line we utilize. There are some colors though, that cannot be produced with RM-Diamont paint, we then look to Supreme Plus - which is also a great product.

Since seeing this post, I have been working to add more of the individual colors in our store. The individual colors take a little extra time to research, because they are often listed in BASF's database under the original manufacturer, (Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Porsche, Lamborghini, etc.) Since I already mix all of our paints to order, I have not added any surcharge for the individual colors.

I added Fashion Gray this morning. (Only available in Supreme Plus.) This is listed as a Porsche color, but to the best of my knowledge, it should be a match for your BMW individual color as well.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/233751898488

Please let me know if you guys have other requests or questions. I'm happy to help!

I'm also open to your feedback. We've invested a lot of effort and have a good grasp of the technical side of paint, but I'm guessing some of the members of this forum may have a lot to offer us on the market side of things. We are trying to fill the need for top-end mixed-to-order paint being made available to individuals. Please let us know how we can help you with this.

Thank you again for the mentions and supporting the store! It really does mean the world to us! You are directly supporting an American family.
Hi Lindsay.

What about Java green?

Thanks!
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Welcome to the forum. Do you have Atlantis Metallic (Paint Code 399)?
Sure do! I mixed some of that this week, it's a beautiful color.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/233721506416

Thank you!
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Hi Lindsay.

What about Java green?

Thanks!
Hi!

We have Java green (code W14). Here ya go:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/232796154811

Thank you!
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Sure do! I mixed some of that this week, it's a beautiful color.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/233721506416

Thank you!
Ordered! Thank you. Do you have any tips on how to properly apply it without looking like a blob on the paint?
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Typically i take a few drops of their paint and drop it into this fine line painting pen. Larry from AMMO has a great how-to video on using it. Never going back to using brushes, toothpicks, etc for rock chips again.

https://amzn.to/2WuOT5B
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Sure do! I mixed some of that this week, it's a beautiful color.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/233721506416

Thank you!
Ordered! Thank you. Do you have any tips on how to properly apply it without looking like a blob on the paint?
Check out the pen I linked above where you can fill it with a few drops of the touch up paint. Way way better than blobbing it on.
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Ordered! Thank you. Do you have any tips on how to properly apply it without looking like a blob on the paint?
Thanks for your order!

In order to avoid the "blob" look you'll want to apply the paint drier.

If you are using the included micro brushes, we recommend dipping the brush into the bottle and then tapping all of the excess paint back into the bottle, so that the brush is just barely wet. Lay down a thin coat, let dry and repeat until you are satisfied with the coverage. Then put a drop of the provided blending clear over it.

The fine line tool suggested is great. The Amazon price on the posted link is excellent; my supply shop charges more than twice that.

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance. I am happy to help!
(I will try to check here more regularly, but I definitely check eBay every business day.)
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