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Old June 16, 2009, 02:56 PM   #1
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nickel plating

any one know of any one doing nickel platting? i need to find some one to plate the cylinders for my 1873 pietta BP. i all ready changed the barrel to a 5 and a half nickel original colt 3rd gen. now i need to get the 45lc and 44 BP cylinders plated. and the TG and BS.the frame well keep its case coloring....i all so need to get the 4in barrel plated on my new uberti 1873 BP. + the 45ACP cylinder and 44 BP cylinder. and the thunderer TG and BS...THANKS..i well put some before and after pic's up. between the nickel and case Harding. hopefully they well turn out to be two striking BP revolvers. with pearl black grips.
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Old June 17, 2009, 01:20 AM   #2
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I found this outfit online. They appear to be real experts at plating guns and gun parts and can apply a superior nickel finish.


http://www.mahovskysmetalife.com/index.htm

Mahovsky's Metalife
2327 Eureka Road
Grand Valley, PA 16420
(814) 436-7747
ron@mahovskysmetalife.com

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Old June 17, 2009, 03:01 PM   #3
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thanks arcticap. called them today. $150 not bad, i plan on sending the parts this week.
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Old June 17, 2009, 03:13 PM   #4
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They seem like the kind of outfit that will give your gun parts some personal attention.
Good luck and I look forward to seeing how it works out.

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