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Old 03-02-2008, 07:54 AM
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Does anyone know of a good powder coater around the lowcountry? Ive got a tube grill for the 79 that I want "did up" in flat black. For this project I am willing to sacrifice quality for cost. A buddy of mine has the junk to do it but the grill wont fit in his oven so I assume I need to send it to a shop.

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I know the company I work for has sent some stuff right around (or below?) Columbia for powdercoating. I can check with our Part handler or Expeditor persons Monday if I can remember...

Usually these were machine bases... maybe like 72x96x120 in size...so they should be able to handle a grill...
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Sorry for the extended delay. I've found that we either A-no longer use the same powdercoater or B-he has went out of business?
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no problem. I did some experimenting painting the parts and so far its holding up well. I do want it powder coated though.
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I can check out the shop everybody talks about up here if ya want.
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Its a tube grill that was chromed at one time but now rusted pretty bad. I sandblasted it the other day and put 2 coats of primer on it and let it cure. Today I sprayed it black but Im not sure I like it so I guess Im glad I didnt drop the coin on powder coat. The paint and primer didnt cover the pits in the chrome like I had hoped.

Its for my mud truck so I guess I should just leave well enough alone and be happy.
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Its for my mud truck so I guess I should just leave well enough alone and be happy.
Might be a good idea, Even the best powder coat isn't going to fill all the rust pits.
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