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  • Mahlkonig guatemala - to paint or not...

    I just invested in a guatemala bulk/retail grinder. Great machine. Only letdown is the battered up copper paint. What do you say? Paint it or leave it retro, beauty on the inside style?
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    id restore it. maybe powder coat it ? i like more modern looks though..

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    • #3
      The casing is plastic and not metal. That limits some of the of the options of respraying it

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        Project completed!
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        • #5
          Wow!

          That was quick.
          Looks great by the way...

          Mal.

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          • #6
            Good work, excellent transformation!

            Cheers

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            • #7
              For a first restauration project I'm pleased with it. Although fitting the motor back in was tricky...

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              • #8
                Alexpid, I know this post was over a year ago, but, do you recall what all you did to repaint the Guatemala? I have the same machine, same color, same dinged up paint. Any info you can share would be super helpful. Cheers!

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