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alexgt350h

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Chrome Plating
« on: November 28, 2018, 10:25:35 AM »
Just picked up my 67 vent window frames from plater in TN. They look fantastic!
Paid $400 for the pair to be plated ,with a 4 week turn around.

S&H Chrome Plating & Powder Coating
817 Madison Industrial Rd.
Madison, TN 37115
(615)865-5100

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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2018, 01:32:52 PM »
Did they keep the fine character lines down in the 'crotch' area?     I've seen that area buffed out so bad that it's entirely flat.
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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2018, 06:53:14 PM »
Yes, the lines are still clearly visible.

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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2018, 07:26:38 PM »
Love to see a picture if you have one, Brent

Now to find someone who can do the vents in the inside sail panels.

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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2018, 07:30:09 PM »
Not sure how well picture will come out, but will go out to shop and give it a try.

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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2018, 08:43:46 PM »
Wonder if they do satin chrome? May give them a call.

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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2018, 09:27:08 PM »
Brent's pictures

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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2018, 11:05:51 PM »
Looks like they turned out nice, might have to try them sometime.
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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #8 on: November 28, 2018, 11:14:43 PM »
Any chance you can get a better angle on the lower corner?

My picture below of original before chrome show clear edges.

Might just be the lighting that hides the top edge in you picture.

Thanks for sharing.


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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2018, 08:15:57 AM »
Crud!  Just got mine back from another plater and the lines are GONE!!!  Oh well.  Just posted a little too late for me.  At least I have now replaced the repops my restorer installed and KEPT the originals!  My fault for not being more hands on and knowledgeable during the restoration process.  Another lesson for me! Physically CHECK EVERYTHING during the restoration process.

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Re: Chrome Plating
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2018, 02:19:50 PM »
Although this area is still well defined, I would say the rechromed version might be as much as 5% less defined.
New pictures really didn't show the detail.

Brent