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Removing chrome plate..?


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Hi Does anyone out there have an easy way of removing chrome plating from steel. I picked up a mint pair of US 37mm HE projectiles but both are plated.
hi Weasel, the quickest and easiest way is to take it to your local plating firm and ask them to reverse the process -its takes about 5 minutes and costs a few pounds and is less likely to damage the item. You will probably find that the item is totally mint underneath as the chrome does an excellent job at protecting whats underneath. Dave
Hi Rrickoshae,
Thanks for the info, I think they were taken from the factory before issue and mounted on two wooden bookends. will post a picture when they have been done. Your right they should be mint underneath the plating.
Thanks again Weasel.