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    Powdercoating

    Hey guys, new here.



    I am looking at powercoating my s&m LTF, because the zinc (chosen by s&m cause its a weightless paint) scratches way to easy. But i am just wondering, will the heat at which powder coating melts or hardens 350-390 degress F hurt the frame, or weaken it?

    Powerdercoating is applied with electrostatic, so will that hurt the frame also?

    Thanks in advance.

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    No. People powdercoat vintage road frames all the time, because the original paint gets trashed over 30 years' time. I've never heard of this causing any problems with the frame afterwards.
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