megaloxana wrote:Now you just gotta get an oven big enough for a frame
Yeah...those are about 10k..so get ordering up parts!
This is maybe something to invest in.
But Nate, I think you will get the business. Now get practicing!!
As for the colors, do you have all those colors available?
That starter cover looks awesome, for your first powder coating job. Can't wait to see more parts.
You got a price in mind yet, for doing small jobs? Won't hurt to throw out some estimates!!
All I need is some advance notice for colors. They run about 9 bucks a jar and then shipping. So it's not hard to get one if someone wants one. I literally got the oven and powder yesterday and did that part right when I got home so I haven't ordered up a lot of colors. I wanted to make sure it was going to work out.
As for pricing, black will obviously be the cheapest just cause it's the easiest to get and to do. Some of the shiney colors require a basecoat and then the color coat so those will be a little more. I'm still trying to figure out prices. I'm trying to figure out like a flat rate or something as one option. Like whatever I can fit in the oven at one time will be $X.XX amount no matter how many parts it is. I'm thinking somewhere in the range of 70-80 shipped backed to you for a full load of one color. Single engine covers and things about that size around 30-40 shipped. That's kind of what I'm thinking but I'm up for feedback as far as what people think is fair. I'm basing this off what I paid for parts from a local guy and going a little lower so be people can afford it. Especially small parts....Most shops have a minimum charge of 50-60 no matter the part.
Also, I'm thinking those prices will be based on pretty clean parts. If I have to strip all the paint and grime off a part that takes a good amount of time so that would be an extra charge. If I only have to touch up some areas then the prices stand. I'm not looking to make a fortune at this. I mainly did it cause Dillon bought the gun and we have a lot of small parts we want to do so it seemed like a good idea. If I can make a little extra money in this economy then so be it.
Remember it doesn't have to be just moto parts. Car brackets or anything that can stand up to 450° is doable. I'm doing the range top for my mom if I can fit it on the oven.