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Powder coating in the Dallas area...

Discussion in 'Texas' started by skb7527, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. Jul 16, 2011 at 8:54 AM
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    skb7527

    skb7527 [OP] Political Correctness Sucks!

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    I was wondering if anyone out there has a good hook up with a powder coating company in the Dallas area. I have searched the site, but most of the hits were older. I have a couple of friends checking their hook ups, but I wanted to see if anyone has an up to date hook up...thanks
     
  2. Jul 17, 2011 at 11:44 PM
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    achirdo

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    Still waiting to hear back. Ill ask again tomorrow
     
  3. Jul 18, 2011 at 4:38 AM
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    Sorry, I have no experience with the powder coaters around here. I have a friend with a small setup that has done the little bit of stuff I have had powder coated.
     
  4. Jul 18, 2011 at 9:35 AM
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    It's all good...Adam, I'm in no rush! Just wanted to start looking into it...thx
     
  5. Aug 28, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    I had my ARB bumper re-powder coated at Dallas Custom Powder Coating earlier this summer, http://www.custompowdercoating.com/ out the door for $325, took them about two weeks. I don't know if that is a good deal or not, it was my first time having anything powder coated. But it wasn't that much more than the paint quotes I got, so that's why I went with powder coating again.

    Their process is pretty cool, they put the bumper in a giant oven and burned off all the old powder coating, and then they blasted down to bare metal and then powder coated it.

    Heres a few before and after pictures.

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  6. Aug 31, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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    Thanks for the info Jeff! I'm still undecided if I should restrip the rims and paint them, have them powder coated or sell them....
     
  7. Sep 2, 2011 at 12:16 AM
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    Scott, I know a guy in Irving who could probably do it for cheap. What exactly do you want powder coated. 4 steel rims?
     
  8. Sep 3, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    Yeah, four steel 16" rims with a semi-gloss finish. they would need to be sand blasted and coated. Thx:)
     
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