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powder coating vs painting race frames

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i just got my frame back from the sand blaster and its going in to get welded up and braced. anyone have any opinions on powder coating vs painting a race frame?? i wanted to powder coat, but was told its not so great becasue of its hardness and when it comes time to grind, weld, repair etc....its a real bitch to get it off and retouch it. but i like the toughness of it. i can also paint myself. i do prefer the powder coating though.

anyone?? anyone??

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I would go with paint.With the powder coat it will be harder to detect any cracks that may develop.Also you will need to remove the powder coat wherever the frame is bolted together and for your ground.Anywhere that the powder coat is removed moisture can get between the metal and powder coat,then rust where you can,t see.
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