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Bruce Bump
01-05-2003, 12:51 AM
Does anybody know how to do nickel plating? I want to plate some of my pistol/folder parts. Can it be done at home or should I send it out, Who should I send it to?

Thanks in advance,

01-05-2003, 08:49 PM
Nickel plating can be tricky as well as dangerous.
I would advise seeking professional help.
Just look for plating in phone book or internet.

01-07-2003, 02:04 PM

I'm planning on getting their Plug 'n' Plate workshop kit, which is brush plating style. It comes with a variety of metal solutions, and their nickle kit is only $28. Give it a look.

Bruce Bump
01-07-2003, 06:38 PM
Thanks for thr great link Chris. They even have gold plating kits. Wow Cheap too.

Ken Smith
01-10-2003, 08:37 AM
You might want to also take a look at electroless-nickel plating. It has some distinct advantages over the electrical plating process.

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