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Offline Gas_mantle

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Simple nickel plating
« on: June 25, 2017, 05:51:36 PM »
I stumbled across these 2 video that I thought maybe of interest to a few members.

It looks like with a cheap shop bought kit reasonably attractive results can be achieved :-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oJxKkUosSk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oJxKkUosSk</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R996VNyPXbs" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R996VNyPXbs</a>

Offline wdeputy

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Re: Simple nickel plating
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2017, 12:43:13 AM »
I have used the Caswell plating on a number of occasions with reasonable success.  The plating is rather thin and can wear quickly but is fine for static parts.  All the brass pieces on this http://www.modelenginemaker.com/index.php/topic,4084.0.html engine were plated using the Caswell system.

 

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