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Powder coat availability.
ALL rigs are painted with Powder
Powder coat tends to be much tougher than ordinary spray on paints.
There is NO extra charge for any of the colors
bellow except for colors that require a spl UV protectant coat. See notes
Here are the Stock
Colors that I paint often and will not
have an issue with Minimum paint charge by the painters as custom colors do:
Caution about custom colors.
Custom colors are available on special request. Highly advised against a non-stock color.
Note, if you order a NON-STOCK custom color,
There is no extra charge, BUT if in the future you need a few more parts or need a replacement for a damaged part.
I would have to charge extra to cover the painting companies minimum set-up charge of $95.
Meaning, 1 little part like 1 leg section which normally costs about $10 to paint, that needs custom paint would
have to pay the full minimum paint charge.
Likewise, if the order for more parts is big enough, like maybe 8 more leg section, it might cover the minimum paint charge.
Should you choose to go with a NON-stock color,
here areSuggestions regarding paint choice
Suggested colors are the HAMMER-Tone finishes and some VEIN colors with Semi-Gloss.
Textured powder coats, like Hammer-Tone and Vein tend to be a bit
and because of the texture, are less apt to show scratches and scuff marks.
The more gloss, the easier scratches are visible.
Dark colors show scratches easier, light colors show dirt easier.
Detailed info on the paints available.
Note that SOME of the color choices, mainly the METALLIC, recommend a UV protectant Clear Coat.
One exception is the Copper Vein which is a 'metallic' but has UV protection built in.
Paints requiring UV protective coat have an
' * ' on them
Some others with '**' are designated as interior only.
Also, To CONSIDER if you want to use a darker the color.
Dark colors tend to retain heat. although they all get quite hot in the sun.
I suggest the you always carry with you a pair or two of non-slip type gloves for breakdown after a day in hot sun.
The local Painting company I use does not have all the colors in full color
brochure in stock.
They stock approx. 2/3 of the available paints.
And most of the ones not stocked are the more exotic colors.
See brochure of ALL colors bellow
Color chart below shows stock and non-stock color samples.
If you Must use non stock Colors, here are Suggested 'non stock', Use browser's ZOOM to see close up
My local Powder Coat Painter's stock colors.
CLICK HERE for FULL Brochure of colors.
USE THE BROWSER'S ZOOM FEATURE TO GET CLOSE LOOK AT COLORS AND COLOR NUMBERS.
For the more exotic colors, the 2 coat
paints for candy Apple, Sparkle etc.
These are all special order colors with special order costs, plus actual painting cost are double due to the double coats.
We would have to get quotes from the painting company for any of these.
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