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Offline bl**dydrivers

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Brake drum colours
« on: 08.01. 2020 04:57 »
What colour was the brake drums?
Black or silver?

1962 BSA A10 Super Rocket

All pictures seen have either silver or black and even the sales brochures have silver and or black brake drums.

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Re: Brake drum colours
« Reply #1 on: 08.01. 2020 06:59 »
1959 = Black.
1961/62 = Light silver - grey.
My bike is a 1958 A7SS
Staffordshire UK

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Re: Brake drum colours
« Reply #2 on: 02.03. 2020 22:15 »
What’s the best spray paint to use?
On another forum, they say Hammerite rust cap smooth finish silver/grey is best, but here I can’t find Hammerite and only come across Rustoleum.

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Re: Brake drum colours
« Reply #3 on: 03.03. 2020 06:18 »
I had mine powder coated silver/grey during wheel rebuild by Black Cat Wheels, regarding spray paint you may need heat resistant type
1960 Super Rocket, owned since 1966, back on the road 2012 after being laid up for 29yrs.