Originally Posted by GunnySniper
Rick, I have an HF pretty close to me, and never thought to look for powder coat. With most of HF's stuff it's low price usually equates to similar level of quality as well. Have you tried chip test the coating? If so, has it held up OK?
Other than accidentally dropping a couple on a concrete floor, I haven't tried a chip test. They survived the concrete floor drop test. How do I perform a chip test? Let me send a couple down to you, and you can check them out.