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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2023 10:29 pm
HERE IT IS, CHECK IT OUT! sure would be cool to use . https://www.designerchrome.com/?fbclid= ... VFdRU4bh_0
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 06, 2023 9:33 am
Hmmm, looks good, but they always do.

The tests are whether it can be clear coated without losing the finish and how long it lasts.

The starter kit works out at $10USD per square foot which doesn't seem so bad. Even converting to Australian flat rocks it's only $15/sq ft which has to be a reasonable product cost - something that you could sell for maybe $100, or more for small stuff.

Bigger kits need a fairly substantial set up cost and then there's freight.

Prep time would be the killer - need to get that surface really smooth. Did you notice in the guitar video how peely it was, even after all that sanding?

There are only a handful of places here who do proper chrome plating and they're as dear as poison. You'd think that there would be a ready market amongst people doing restorations and those doing custom work - just in the automobile field. Sky's the limit for other stuff.

Might be interested to hear Dave's comments comparing to the system he uses.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 06, 2023 1:34 pm
I would steer clear of any system that goes over un sanded clear. The system i use is much more advanced than the one posted.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2023 9:23 pm
They make it look easy.
I might have to go that route soon. Figuring the square footage needed might be difficult as it looked like they hammered the stuff on there.
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