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PLATING PROBLEMS!

Q: I have a few related questions that hopefully the CMM staff or one of its readers can answer. I am at my wit’s end because if I ask any plating business all they want me to do is send them the items so they can do it and charge me! I had a low voltage copper plating bath set given to me. My questions are:

1. A rusty, pitted steel, headlight bowl from the 1960s – can I plate this

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