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post #1 of 4 Old 07-31-2013, 11:15 PM Thread Starter
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repainting powdecoated aluminum

Has anyone repainted aluminum panniers that were powdercoated?
My silver HT Tetons are quite scuffed from close encounters with tree branches.. Would like to repaint black.
I read a light sanding of the powdercoated surface and oil based spray paint should work. Any other tips before I dive in?

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post #2 of 4 Old 09-16-2013, 04:44 AM
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It will be good for you to completely strip the power-coated.
or else when you paint them you will see a "step" on the newly painted surface as there is an uneven surface.
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post #3 of 4 Old 09-16-2013, 11:23 AM
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You can call the paint manufacturer technical support line and they can provide further details on the correct process.
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