Best source for touchup paint?

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Best source for touchup paint?

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Hi, I searched this forum and found many references to touchup paint... I am just looking for a touch up pen or small kit in case of future small scratches on the 2014 R1200RT updated with 2018 Mars Red panels.  Can someone recommend a source for a touch up kit?  I see a number on the web but wondering if there is a recommended source?


thanks in advance, Ira
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Here in the Uk there is an auto paint supplier that can supply any auto paint in an aerosol. This can be used either with a touchup brush, airbrush or sprayed from the can. The paint code for Mars Red is M4R.  Touch up paint is dear, more cost effective and flexible  is an aerosol.
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ichavis wrote:I am just looking for a touch up pen or small kit in case of future small scratches on the 2014 R1200RT updated with 2018 Mars Red panels.
Can someone recommend a source for a touch up kit?
These BMW touch-up paint pen sets are available, https://shop.bmw.co.uk/bmw-uk-responsiv ... 1355/  need to find one in Mars Red.

I've got one of the above in Midnight Blue for my 2012 Camhead from Amazon, https://www.amazon.co.uk/BMW-Genuine-Mi ... B01D19YDRC

BMW Motorcycle Mars Rot Met M4R Touch Up Paint, https://colorndrive.com/gb/touch-up-pai ... 69/details

RS Bike Paint do touch up too, http://www.rsbikepaint.com/en-gb/shop-p ... n&41728=on
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Thats expensive.
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Can aerosol paints be shipped between the UK and the US, if so, at what cost.
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Surely they must have auto paint suppliers ?
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Thanks David.  I don't think the official BMW touch up paint sticks are available in M4R mars red.... anyway, I ended up just going with BMW Motorcycle Mars Rot Met M4R Touch Up Paint, https://colorndrive.com/gb/touch-up-paint/bmw-motorcycle-mars-rot-met-m4r,222069/details  thanks for listing out the options. I guess with it being a metallic that a touch up pen may be tough .... anyway,  got a basic set from them, sure it will do the trick for small areas . thanks again! Ira
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