I powder coated and am very pleased with the looks and durability. About $150 IIRC.
RV-14A Builder - kit #136
N314KC - First flight Mar 8, 2017, 24th in the air, >700 hrs
XP-400 Aero Sport Power, replaced with Lyc Thunderbolt 390
Sport Pilot (weight-shift control) - Airborne XT912
Dues paid 9/2020