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Old February 15, 2013, 12:23 AM   #1
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Nickel plating

Hey boys, wondering if anyone knew an avenue to get my 1851 navy nickel plated. Thanks in advance.
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Old February 15, 2013, 10:34 AM   #2
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Nickel plating kit

Caswells sells plating kits that are highly regarded. That said, they are pricey and not something you would like to do one off. Probably not a good option but kinda cool anyway.

http://www.caswellplating.com/electr...ting-kits.html
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Old February 15, 2013, 11:03 AM   #3
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You can also shop out the plating.

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Old February 15, 2013, 01:23 PM   #4
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Ive never seen those kits before, pretty cool. But yeah I'd rather entrust it to someone who has some prior experience with the process. Thanks guys
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Old February 16, 2013, 05:53 AM   #5
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I looked into plating here in Hampton Roads, VA

A steel frame remington was about 200.00 to 250.00 and they were going to send it to a shop in California.

I didn't do it because I was afraid it would come back from CA with the barrel plugged by the authorities.


Seriously, I didn't do it because it was nto worth the investment.
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