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Offline rwgibbon

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Chrome Plating Bridgestone Fuel Tank
« on: November 07, 2018, 07:03:13 PM »
Since Brown's Plating doesn't exist anymore I an looking for a chrome platter for my BS 60 Sport fuel task.

I am looking for recommendations.

Thank you.

Randy

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Re: Chrome Plating Bridgestone Fuel Tank
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2018, 06:43:47 AM »
Randy,

For my last two projects I've used Atlantic Coast Plating out of Athens, TN.  You can find their web site easily on the Internet.  They do a lot of "show chrome" work and the last two tanks they did for me are the best chrome work I've ever had done.  The first time I used them they phoned me after they had my parts and talked to me about double-dipping the copper layer.  If your tank has some significant pitting, the second copper dip fills in everything nicely and really makes the final finish smooth.  I guess this takes "triple plating" and makes it a four step process. 

I'm sure you'll be pleased with their work.

Rowland

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Re: Chrome Plating Bridgestone Fuel Tank
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2018, 07:54:33 AM »
Thank you Rowland.

Randy

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Re: Chrome Plating Bridgestone Fuel Tank
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2018, 12:30:25 PM »
Randy,
I have seen the work which was done to Rowland's parts and it is terrific. I have not had any done lately but will use these folks for the next work.
Later Mike

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Re: Chrome Plating Bridgestone Fuel Tank
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2018, 05:07:14 PM »
Thank you Mike.

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Randy

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Re: Chrome Plating Bridgestone Fuel Tank
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2018, 05:52:46 PM »
Randy - a couple years ago I provided you with a chrome Plater in Texas. I think the POC was a guy by the name of Angel. Do you recall the name of this company and a contact number ? I’m working on another high end Chibi and TAKA restoration and need a good chromer.

Regards - Kevin

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Re: Chrome Plating Bridgestone Fuel Tank
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2018, 06:23:28 PM »
Moon pup - it’s was Atlas. Thanks. Not sure how I lost track of them.

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