Date: 25-02-18  Time: 01:42 AM

Author Topic: Powdercoat or paint ?  (Read 266 times)


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Powdercoat or paint ?
« on: 11 February 2018, 07:49:31 PM »
I have my opinion on this, but I'd like to hear from others...
Assuming that colour matching was not an issue, would you powdercoat or paint ?

I have my Gen1 completely stripped and intending to have Frame, Swing arm & Wheels done.
Perhaps someone has some compelling arguments for one compared to the other.
I'd be interested to hear pro's & cons for both.



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Re: Powdercoat or paint ?
« Reply #1 on: 11 February 2018, 11:17:37 PM »
For durability powder coating all the time
Find a company specialising in bike powdercoat and do ya home work Google is your friend (Fazerpedia)


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Re: Powdercoat or paint ?
« Reply #2 on: 13 February 2018, 05:20:00 PM »
Ask about plugging any holes that need to be clear of paint. Powdercoat is a bitch to get out any holes, its tough, even retapping holes can be a pain and it tends to chip away at start of hole. A good company will do any you want doing for you with the appropriate plugs.


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Re: Powdercoat or paint ?
« Reply #3 on: 14 February 2018, 12:35:52 AM »
I have had my frame recently powder coated and I also had a zinc coating put on first, I paid £76 and they even had the vin sticker copied and restuck on the frame, because they have a deal with a company opposite them I got the vin sticker free of charge