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Posted on Powder coating hold fasts? Anyone tried?

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#1 posted 09-10-2014 03:10 PM



Thanks for the reply. Those are the exact holdfasts I have. I checked with a local shop and it would run about $20 to get them blasted and coated. I was wondering about the “tooth” factor, but figured the powder coating is lightly textured and could work.

- mdraft

hummmm….I’ve had mine in my shop for several years with no maintenance and no rust. Could be because I live in the desert or maybe because they are in constant use. Is your bench Oak?

Just a suggestion: if you do decide to powder coat take a cold chisel and put some very light grooves on the inside edge to help with the hold. Please post your results, I’d like to know.

ken


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