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Old May 15th, 2017, 05:59 AM   #2
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Hello. Has anyone ever powder coated plates? Have some plates coming on some skates I ordered and they are silver, I want black. If I chicken out on replacing them, I may look into powder coating them. Anyone ever try this? Should I not have the pivot cup hole done? I'm wondering if the cups won't fit back in? Same with the stopper hole? Thanks.
I've done it and it works just fine. The key is in the metal prep to make sure it sticks and there are no impurities under it.

You're correct, don't coat the toe stop or kingpin threads and pivot cups, or any other dimentionally critical surface. You'll hate yourself in the morning if you do.
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