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    Thread: Some of my work. (Powder Coating)

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      11-18-2011 07:22 PM #71
      Quote Originally Posted by tomespo View Post
      Dude what you want is the gun. It is incredible. I shot 8 Rs faces in 5 minutes
      Im happy with the hyper smooth for now. I would be REALLY happy with it if I could figure out why I cant get 2nd coats to stick when the part is cold.

      I think next yr im buying a powder booth and 4x4x6 oven. I want to venture into other stuff than car wheels. I think im going to build a custom motorcycle in my spare time and do all of it in powder. I just bought a bmx frame to build to so I can show that off whenever I go to places and set up.

      A lot of people don't realize you can do stuff like that, they thought it was for like car parts and stuff.

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      11-19-2011 03:53 PM #72
      Sparkle silver, polished lip and then cleared the entire wheel.










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      11-19-2011 07:18 PM #73
      Tom, you polish the lips yourself? I worry about getting a nice straight line that's why I don't do it. I gotta get more confidence in myself

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      11-19-2011 08:42 PM #74
      Honestly I wouldn't take on a job Like that. My co-worker did. We have two guys that do the polishing. 15hp dual motors. It's really not worth the time IMO plus you know how expensive the tape is.

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      11-25-2011 06:39 PM #75
      Mirror Black G55 parts. Did the whole front push bar too but its all wrapped up already.












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      11-27-2011 11:42 PM #76
      Awesome work bro

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      12-03-2011 01:49 PM #78
      Some more photos.
















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      12-08-2011 10:19 PM #79
      Bunch of new stuff..



































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      12-08-2011 11:37 PM #80
      Awesome stuff man. Stayin busy.

      Makin me feel like giving up hahaha

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      12-09-2011 07:54 PM #81
      Thanks dude. Don't give up. It takes time to build up clients.

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      12-09-2011 09:16 PM #82
      Yeah....sucks though because so many people around here are picking up doing it. I know of 2 other people within 30 minutes of me and thats not including the shops.

      Seems like a majority of them only care about price and not the quality. Oh well. Leaves me to do more of what I want than have to I guess. Now if only I could get everything working 100% like it should I could get into doing some crazier stuff. Ive been talking to a guy that has a shop in Utah and he does some amazing stuff and has been trying to help but I need someone to actually come and see if its me, the equipment or what. I've tried as much trouble shooting as I can and still can't get it 100%

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      12-09-2011 11:10 PM #83
      Dude come to my shop one day if you want. You have my number

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      12-15-2011 06:52 PM #84
      Aviator grey wheels for my friends evo.








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      12-20-2011 10:42 PM #85
      Sick work and great pictures Tom! Keep it up!!

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      01-18-2012 06:46 PM #86
      I've really been slacking on the photos. Since I moved into a shop I rarely bring my good camera to work and I rather not post cell phone photos. Gunmetal with clear on the AMG wheels and 20% gloss black beetle parts.
















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      01-27-2012 06:20 PM #87
      WoW just WOW...

      I just wish we had some one hear in Iceland that was this good at powder coat

      Good work!!!

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      02-16-2012 09:05 AM #88
      Sorry I've really been slacking on the photos. Finally getting my OWN shop, no partners this time. I will just be able to leave my camera there and bring my laptop every day to take some good quality photos not cell phone pictures like im going to post now :lol: .. Wait until you guys see photos of the shop 8-)

      Sparkle Silver with everclear




      Sun gold with flat clear


      Wrinkle Black


      Matte Black


      Mirror White


      Forgot the name of this color to be honest lol


      My girlfriend spraying her cupcake holder sparkle silver for the base coat


      A table I made and powder coated matte black


      Being put to use


      Trans pink cupcake holder being used


      Some mirror red


      Myself


      And that wheel in the above pic finished. Matte Black with a polished lip


      Galvanized blasted aluminum centers that were sent to me from texas.




      Sparkle silver




      Mirror White




      Champaign metallic


      Baby Blue


      Mirror Yellow


      Matte Black




      Sparkle Silver


      Sun gold with clear






      Matte Black


      Chrome before clear

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      02-16-2012 09:08 AM #89
      You'll be getting my SSR's again real soon
      Tom does amazing work

      sent from my continuom transfunctioner

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      02-18-2012 07:08 PM #90
      Hey Tom your inbox is full, trying to shoot you over some pics of motorcycles parts to get done. Thanks
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      02-19-2012 11:29 AM #91
      Cleaned out. Always best way to contact me is by email. Tomespo3663@yahoo.com

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      02-19-2012 04:22 PM #92
      Thanks shot you an email.
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      02-19-2012 09:51 PM #93
      great work!

      question, I notice a lot of powder coaters and painters use hooks to hang things up while they are baking

      how do you make sure they dont leave spots that have not been coated?

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      02-20-2012 10:56 AM #94
      If you don't mind me asking, I'm just starting up.
      Where do you get your powder from?
      Do you have a jobber?

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      02-25-2012 11:45 AM #95
      I get it from a bunch of different companies not just one.

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      03-09-2012 08:54 PM #96
      Fresh!

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      03-09-2012 10:29 PM #97
      You do polishing to?

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      03-09-2012 11:01 PM #98
      to im looking to get bolts re plated chrome can you do that?
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      03-10-2012 09:55 AM #99
      Yes we do polishing and we can have the bolts chrome plated hoever it is NOT done in house.

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      03-17-2012 03:22 PM #100
      Some photos of my new shop. Should be up and running this week



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      03-17-2012 03:26 PM #101
      Wow you cleaned that place up fast

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      03-19-2012 04:48 PM #102
      That is wild you are saturated up NE. We have ONE place down here in Austin... ONE.

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      03-19-2012 05:30 PM #103
      Quote Originally Posted by tomespo View Post
      Barrels that were shipped to me from WI because the customer was not happy with the first time he had them powder coated by someone locally.

      Silver with Mirror Clear






      Do you have anymore shots of the Mirror Clear over silver. How is this clear compae to other clear in your opinion.
      REVO|GOLF R N86710

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      03-19-2012 05:34 PM #104
      Quote Originally Posted by harlequin80 View Post
      Yeah....sucks though because so many people around here are picking up doing it. I know of 2 other people within 30 minutes of me and thats not including the shops.

      Seems like a majority of them only care about price and not the quality. Oh well. Leaves me to do more of what I want than have to I guess. Now if only I could get everything working 100% like it should I could get into doing some crazier stuff. Ive been talking to a guy that has a shop in Utah and he does some amazing stuff and has been trying to help but I need someone to actually come and see if its me, the equipment or what. I've tried as much trouble shooting as I can and still can't get it 100%
      I'm in Silver Spring, MD and I'm looking to get 4 BBS RC done in a bring silver and clear. I am willing to ship else where though because I want quality work.
      REVO|GOLF R N86710

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      03-24-2012 05:12 PM #105
      I'm glad I stopped to look in here.
      Your work is amazing

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