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Let's see, what can I powdercoat today?

Discussion in 'Body Work & Detailing' started by Turdle, May 28, 2007.

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    1. Turdle

      Turdle I bake stuff Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      I think I might try to get more.

      Here is a set of Harley header pipes with the rears modified into one large tip. A friend of mine is making quite a few of these. So far 2 sets have held up with high temp flat black powder. This is #3
      I think the large exit pipe helps them run cool. I would not try this on our headers though. Although I kinda would like to try it on a set of cast manifolds just for giggles. It is supposed to handle 1200 degrees+

      Anyway, Hi Temp Flat Black on the pipes and heat shields. The engine end of the pipes have been left as is to allow room for the clamp.

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      CDW6212R Hauls the mail. Elite Explorer

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      Very nice, and that titanium color above is great too.

      What other colors can that 1200+ high temp paint be had in? I am thinking of a cross over pipe set to get painted, not the long tail pipes.
       
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      Rick Pumpkin Pilot Staff Member Admin Elite Explorer

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      Nice looking pipes:chug:
       
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      WoW that titanium metallic is nice!!
       
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      Ditto, I'd like that on my trans and TC, and most brackets etc. It contrasts well against black and most OEM parts.
       
    7. Turdle

      Turdle I bake stuff Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      It's been a while since I posted anything here.

      This is a set of custom "springer" forks and custom seat pan for a show bike. The frame will be the same color later today. I need the builder's help to move it around.

      Heavy silver with Clear vision top coat

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      Meant to bump this thread when we had warm weather last week. Was able to clean the Explorer up and it was so nice to easily wipe the wheels clean!
       
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      Nice, had Turdle-Coat withdrawal. Always love seeing your work! Cant wait to see the frame.
       
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      Thanks!

      We spent all day last wednesday putting heavy silver base, indy orange candy and clear --3 cycles through my oven. The orange looked awesome in light, but at dusk, or indirect light it looked like hillbilly bright orange. So, the whole frame was blasted clean for the do over. Base silver is baking in the oven as I type this, and the orange is out. The frame will match the above parts.
       
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      It does make a huge difference.

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      Some ATV parts being prepped. Honda 300EX
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      Coated with Black Frost base coat, Lollipop Red mid coat and Clear vision top coat.



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      Battery box and linkage are Black Frost with Clear vision top coat

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      This stuff goes with this frame, and rear end parts I did earlier at the end of January

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      Believe it or not there is still more to do. So far I have engine side covers, and tie rods, plus he has more parts on order.

      Kinda want to see it all put together:)
       
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      :biggthump....whoa. that looks cool!
       
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      Thanks. It's all in the quality powder, and it helps to have a good gun, with an excellent ground. Talent is secondary. I just spray till it quits sticking lol

      Here are some engine covers to go with the above ATV stuff. I'm showing a picture of them blasted, and then a few shots of "after"

      what the messed up hue of the first picture because my camera is lousy

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      Looking good, Turdle! You sure are fancy with that powder. :cool:
       
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      Super Fancy-I really like the red!
       
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      It took me quite a while to get around to this one.

      Bits and pieces I gathered here and there, then cut and grinded on them, welded them together, some more grinding, and powdercoat.

      The flower stem base alone has 6 colors of powder, which means 6 hours in the oven. Petals are 4 color. ( white fading to chrome fading to pink base, with purple candy top coat, then a coat of clear)



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      We better hope our wives don't see that. I know if mine does, we will be placing an order, no matter what the cost.
      If that were to happen, the only good part about it is that I'b be able to convince her we need to go pick them up so they don't get damaged.
       
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      Very cool! You are an artist!
       
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      Now you need to coat the bad 5.0 block and make a table out of it :D
       
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      Scrap collector guy hauled that away 2 days after the swap was finished. I did keep some parts from it for another idea though. Stay tuned I guess.

      :D
      Thanks for the feedback guys!
       
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      Showed the pic of the flower to the wife and she said she wanted one. Said she'd pay for it. :)
       
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      Trying to bend some new oil pump rod, but it is larger diameter than the one i used above. I have to mention now, a flower will probably cost me about 150.00 and 12 hours to produce. Only reason I mention this is I was offered 40.00 for one. The offer gave me diaper rash type symptoms.

      It will be more in the area of 275.00 for one of these. I don't care if the price is too high, I will still make a few more.

      I ran 6 colors on the stem to make it change color with sunlight. Here is a video which shows.




      Anyway, here's a picture of some springs I did today

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      Turdle I bake stuff Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      When the Missouri Kansas Texas ( MKT or Katy as it is called) railroad went belly up, and union pacific bought the rails, they changed the signage. The old signs were left to lay where they dropped.

      This "Market whistle" sign was dug up after laying underground for about 50 or so years. Without doing any metal work I was instructed to do my best to restore it.

      Boy, they don't make things like they used to. This is about 1/2" thick cast iron. Notice also, they didn't need to spell anything out. A simple black x is all you need.

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