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Unread 08-25-2013, 07:43 PM   #1
Jerkeejoe
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Default High Temp Paint peeling off of 2 month old UDS

I built my UDS a couple months ago with a brand new drum. I burned the drum out and hit the remaining exterior paint with a wire brush on an angle grinder to remove fully.

I then washed the drum down and painted with high temp black paint. 3 or 4 coats with time to dry in between coats. I then seasoned the drum a couple days later and have smoked in it a few times.

I went outside to bring it in in anticipation of a rain storm today and noticed paint peeling on the bottom third of the drum. I have no idea what is causing the peeling. Does anyone have any ideas?

Should I go to the trouble to strip it down and repaint the whole thing? I'm thinking about just having the outside sandblasted and powder coated to make it really durable. Thoughts?
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