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Old 09-04-2018, 04:46 PM   #1
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Powder Paint Coat

Has anyone had their slide or frame powder paint coated? Powder paint is very high quality, smooth, and tough. It is electrostatically sprayed and then baked. Lots of colors and not very expensive. I would like to know how it holds up on firearms.
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Old 09-04-2018, 05:44 PM   #2
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I have a contact on the powder coating side of things. I will reach out to her and see what she knows!
My first concern is the mil build up...powder coat it pretty thick stuff.
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Old 09-04-2018, 06:14 PM   #3
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Slanted, I think you are correct. That could be a problem. I wonder what K uses on the Bel Air model.

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Probably will not hold up to cleaning solvents - had wheels powder coated and made a cleaning mistake one day and used the wrong cleaner - was an expensive experience!

Also thickness will also be a problem.

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I just heard back from her. The mil build up is not near as bad as I thought, and is not really a concern. According to her is it the heat and cleaning solvents at kill the deal.
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Old 09-05-2018, 01:50 PM   #6
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Thank you for the information.
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