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Rattler
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PostSubject: Powder coated wheels   Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:53 pm

I'm thinking  of having my wheels powder coated over the winter. Has anyone done this and got pics. I took my bike in this morning for it's MOT and got chatting to a  with a 1500 drifter that had just had it done. Looked really good. Only £180 for the pair.
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels   Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:53 pm

I've seen it done in pictures, but never close up, did the drifter have all the wheels done? hub,spokes and rim or just certain parts, Sounds interesting Rattler, I wouldn't mind having my rims and hubs black but keeping silver spokes.
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels    Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:06 pm

silver spokes on a intruder   your lucky mine's crap they just seem to oxidise soon after cleaning
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels   Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:19 pm

The Drifter had hubs, spokes and rims done. Looked well good. The bike shop strips it down, sends it off for powder coating and puts it back together with 3 day turn around.
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels   Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:37 pm

Sounds like a good deal  which bike shop? might be interesting for future reference.
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels   Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:40 pm

Thats a very good price I may very well get the M wheel coated when I fit them to my C.
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels   Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:48 am

I have a friendly contact who has access to powder coating facilities.  If people are interested I'll ask if he wouldn't mind doing this and at what price
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels   Sun Jul 21, 2013 12:20 pm

Good shout Ian.
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels   Sun Jul 21, 2013 3:46 pm

Done.  The request has been made and I'll let you know when I hear back
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels   Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:02 pm

Things are looking good.  The last time my contact had a frame done it cost £120 for shot blast and powder coat.  I have a name and contact number so will make the call during the week and see what we can do with the wheels.
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PostSubject: Re: Powder coated wheels   Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:41 pm

Right Chaps.  I've had a chat and it appears we can get a very good price from my man.

The guy you want is Colin at Collingbourne Coatings and he will shot blast and powder coat wheels for £45 per wheel.  Obviously at that price you need to get them there and collect them but that is half the price that Rattler has been quoted.

The contact details are:

Collingbourne Coatings Ltd

Bourne Works, 

High St, 

Collingbourne Ducis, 

Marlborough, 

Wiltshire 

SN8 3EH

Phone:01264 850202
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