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nicamarvin

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DIY spray on chrome System
« on: January 27, 2011, 10:33:05 AM »

I am starting a small spray on chrome system I will share with you as soon as its done.... ;D Using hardware store chemicals (except silver nitrate)







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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2011, 03:50:07 AM »

here my home made Chroming(Silvering) Spray Gun  :o

enjoy

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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2011, 05:20:02 AM »

sorry to post again, I just couldn't fine the Edit option... :-[

I am still working at my small kit, and sinse I am broke I had to build my own chemestry...:p

here check more pics of the Chroming(silvering)spray gun
enjoy


and here the youtube video of the first formula I made..(I have improved the formula and will be uploading a video too)

here this is MY video I just up loaded to Youtube(yeah use rubber gloves)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKq39K3fmOY



and this is classic tollen's reagent on which I based my formula but went a different way
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUX_cpFWNso

hey check my ¨dipped on chrome¨ chromed spoon....:p its at night with a soft yellow 25 watt light bulb
 
 

 
the last one its the gerbert glass container its shown in the youtube video....:D
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2011, 05:26:00 AM »

as you improve your system do more posts - you do not have to edit an old post

interesting work
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2011, 07:48:11 AM »

as you improve your system do more posts - you do not have to edit an old post

interesting work
Thanks, you can't see it but the spoons are made of plastic, the type that nothing sticks to them... 8) except after I am done with them.... ;)
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2011, 08:58:53 AM »

you do not have to edit an old post

Thanks, you can't see it but the spoons are made of plastic, the type that nothing sticks to them... 8) except after I am done with them.... ;)

EDit: seems you Can't edit after somebody has post after you..?

Edit: here how the plastic spoons starts(white blase coat or black base coat, both work)

white base coat


black base coat


add some color to the protecting varnish and you end up with this..
colored spoons


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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2011, 10:37:29 AM »

Looks nice. There is some company that makes such spray paint in a can and they claim that it is not like the others. Good quality and shiny as if it has been electroplated.
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2012, 06:39:44 AM »

I'm For Thailand I need your help. I have no idea about base coat. What kind of base coat do you use. Thanks a lot
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2012, 05:43:58 AM »

I'm For Thailand I need your help. I have no idea about base coat. What kind of base coat do you use. Thanks a lot

I use automotive grade 2k Urethane glossy black or white basecoat.

here is the video, I was able to finish my small spray on chrome kit..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PKJsZX1Lt4
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2012, 06:56:29 AM »

how about Polyurethane ?  urethane is better,right ? And I have to use water base for base coat. Thanks a lot.
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2012, 01:08:39 PM »

how about Polyurethane ?  urethane is better,right ? And I have to use water base for base coat. Thanks a lot.
automotive 2k Urethane its the best there is and that´s going to be your basecoat..

just a few update
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I´ll post pics of this bike in a few months to see how it has held up to the road..
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2012, 01:15:12 PM »

Looks nice, keep us posted :)
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2012, 05:48:05 PM »

 :o Nice !!
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2012, 05:53:45 PM »

Do you mind telling me your email. Thanks a lot
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Re: DIY spray on chrome System
« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2012, 11:59:43 PM »

You can use forum private messages system.
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