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    Can someone recommend a cadium plating service and post some pictures of the finished product?

  • #2
    I've "SIMULATED" Cad Plating with DULL Alujimum spray & a "WHISP" of Satin Clear!
    Dad Fake


    • #3
      Originally posted by BILL WILLIAMSON View Post
      I've "SIMULATED" Cad Plating with DULL Alujimum spray & a "WHISP" of Satin Clear!
      Dad Fake
      I tried the Eastwood cadium paint, looks like silver paint to me.


      • #4
        check out Three J's they have done great work for me in the past, and are located in IL

        Three J's Industries, inc. is a world-wide provider of Metal Finishing Services located in Elk Grove, Illinois.
        3~ Tudor's & 1~ Coupe
        Henry Ford said,
        "It's all nuts and bolts"
        "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

        Mitch's Auto Service ctr


        • #5
          That works for me. Thanks Mitch!


          • #6
            Get ahold of Dan Bixbie. I do not have his contact info handy and time to head out the door for work. So no time to dig for it. Rod
            "Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good." Thomas Sowell


            • #7
              I "FAKED" Cad Plating on the Calipers & misc other parts on a '59 Jaguar Mk-9 & it won FIRST place in a PRESTIGIOUS Jaguar Show. The main trick is using the DULL Alugimum spray (IF you can still buy it??)
              Bill Fake


              • #8
                Ask Tom. Seems he got a do it yourself kit and posted on the other site? Someday I am going to order one of those for myself.


                • #9
                  I just did a search on the other site for many of the pictures I had posted, but the sleezeballs at photobucket have taken them all down.
                  I'll have to see if I have any good pictures on my current computer, otherwise I'll have to take more.
                  I bought the Caswell kit called "Copy-Cad" and it is really a zinc plating kit, but looks similar to some cad.
                  If you have a bunch of parts to do I would go with the big guys, such as the platers Mitch listed in Illinois.

                  I just found this picture and it has a couple covers I plated.

                  Switch Twolite.jpg
                  Last edited by Tom Wesenberg; 07-24-2017, 03:13 PM.


                  • Dennis
                    Dennis commented
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                    My bad. I thought it was cad but I was wrong.

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