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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:11 pm 
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they're bubbling, I'm assuming the steel underneath is "sweating" causing the plating to bubbleflake off. how do I get the rest off (cheaply!)
why? if the legs underneath are good I'll get them resprayed, if they're shot I'll chuck them! (pace 1in ahead steerer might be worth something?)


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:22 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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Sandblast ?


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:29 pm 
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Location: No brakes? Way to commit soldier.
Its probably not that expensive to get done, surely its only some sort of acid dip?


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:31 pm 
The Guv'nor
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if you want them rechroming take them to an auto place. apparently it's just the bike specific places which charge a fortune for chroming.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 3:50 am 
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take it to an elactroplaters and ask them to dip them ( acid )

first part of the chroming process is an acid dip


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 7:44 am 
Old School Grand Master

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rough idea on price anyone? the forks didnt cost me anything, so dont want to spend masses on them!


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:02 am 
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got my rear end for the proflex done for £15.00

done on the quiet , aren`t these things allways :wink:


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