I'm just guessing here, but doesn't powder coating act as an insulator instead of promoting heat convection and radiation?
I would think a thin coat of hi-temp flat black would be best from a practical (not eye-candy) perspective.
BTW, beautiful job. And it looks like you converted your living room to a garage for this project! You are the man!
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skeptic screwed with this post 04-27-2011 at 01:14 PM