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Old 07-19-2018, 03:40 PM
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I powder coated mine...
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Old 07-19-2018, 06:21 PM
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I guess I am different. I used rattle can Bbq grill paint and so far I am glad I did, they have been on and off many times and this is easy to fix if it gets scratched. High temp and does not show dirt bad.
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Old 07-19-2018, 07:01 PM
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When I changed engines on my non-RV, I powder-coated the baffles. It took 600 hours but there is now some paint delamination.

At least bad and more annoying, is that the white powder coat sucks up dirt amazingly. It's almost as aggressive at getting dirty as Fiberfrax.

On my RV-3B, I absolutely will NOT do that again!

That leaves open the question of what will I do for the baffles. I'm thinking of leaving them bare, but haven't decided. Ain't gonna powder coat them, though, that's for sure.

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Old 07-19-2018, 08:33 PM
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I guess I am different. I used rattle can Bbq grill paint and so far I am glad I did, they have been on and off many times and this is easy to fix if it gets scratched. High temp and does not show dirt bad.
I did the just about the same.

Self-etching primer in a rattle can followed by some automotive high-temp silver paint. Both baked on in with a few hours in the AZ sun.

Seems pretty good after a year and was easy to do.
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