View Single Post
Old 09-25-2008, 04:25 PM
Biker Mike's Avatar
Biker Mike Biker Mike is offline
Motorized Bicycle Elite Member
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Cropwell Alabama
Posts: 143
Default Re: Powder coat costs?

Originally Posted by DOC BOLM View Post
Powder coat can vary between dealers,-If you want a basic color,check with a friend whom might work at a factory that coats their parts,they might help you out for nothing.I have my own oven and gun because of the expence.I can do a harley frame ,basic color for less than 10.00 a shop would charge 300.00-500.00 to do it.My first setup came from HARBOR FREIGHT and i still use it today.I have the use of a 30ft.x125 ft oven than can bake a semi truck bed.powder can also be baked, with a heat lamp think about setting up a small business at home to coat parts.You can do it for less than letting someone else do it for you.HARLEYS DAD
I just bought the same Harbor Freight powder gun on sale yesterday for $59.00. I bought the paints in 16 oz cans for $3.99 each. I found an oven on FREECYCLE.COM for free. I now powder coat my own parts. It's fun and cheap. Not hard at all.
Reply With Quote