Chroming.

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  1. American Dream

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    Can anyone recommend a company that specialises in chroming Objects.

    I have 2 Headlight bezels that require stripping, polishing and re-chroming.

    The new grille is in and I need to finish the work on the front of the RV.:BigGrin:

    It looks like they are aluminium castings.

    Many Thanks.:thumb:
     
  2. RockieRV

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    Hi Steve

    I think if you Google electroplaters you will find companies you may be willing to travel to.
    Not all do chrome plating, but the ones that do would be happy to show you examples of their work if you call at the right time.
    There are not as many companies doing it now as there were 20 years ago, but I hope you find one easily.

    electroplating chrome - Google Search
     
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    Cheers Sharon.

    I have tried Google and Yell.com.

    As you say, it seems it's another industry that's on the decline.:Sad:

    I could have sworn there was a company near here, but can I find It?:Doh:

    The trouble is, There could be quite a few parts i want re-chromed in the future including the Front Bumper.:Eeek:
     
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    Would there be something in one of the classic car mags? - a sneaky peek in WH Smiths or Tescos might do it:RollEyes:
    Keith
     
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    Harrrrrr Harrrrrrr:Rofl1:

    I've got a Beautiful Eagle/Flag Bonnet Motif in metal I'd like to get polished and Chromed with the flag enamelled in red, blue and white.:thumb:
     
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    As 'superk' suggested, best source of info would be in Classic Car mags....try Practical Classics.

    There still are companies doing chroming and 'one off's', but you do have to search to find 'em.
     
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    hi Steve,

    <<heres>> one not too far from you in nottingham.

    they appear to do different types of chroming too.

    john.
     
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    Hi Steve, give these a ring and ask where they get it done
    http://customers1.webbworlds ask Stez (click on bikes Stez is sat on Alf not too sure who the bikini clad biker chic is) or Simon
    ALF (the brown one)was my brothers bike :thumb:
    terry
     
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    Cheers Terry.:thumb: Just Loooooove this bike.

    Ask your Brother "Did the young lady come with it"?:RollEyes:

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    :Rofl1: it was a defo bird/ biker chick puller but his girlfriend kept him in check:Rofl1: the pic you posted is CAPTAIN AMERICA it won last years brtish biker build off :thumb:
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    Based on the Original "Captain America" of Easy Rider fame judging by the paint job.:Cool:
    YouTube - Easy Rider Captain America replica bike

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