(Topic ID: 159463)

Plating - Chrome, Brass, and Nickel


By woody76

3 years ago



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  • Latest reply 2 years ago by woody76
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    #151 2 years ago

    Damn that looks slick. How tough is it, have you done a rub or scratch test yet?

    #152 2 years ago

    I got my first order back from Ron today. Really great quality work.

    #153 2 years ago

    I think that blue would be killer on my whirlwind

    #154 2 years ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    Damn that looks slick. How tough is it, have you done a rub or scratch test yet?

    Yes, it's very durable. Scratched and rubbed very hard and holds up great.

    #155 2 years ago
    Quoted from woody76:

    Yes, it's very durable. Scratched and rubbed very hard and holds up great.

    Good to hear.

    #156 2 years ago

    Having a colored chrome option in lieu of powder coating, is a phenomenal option. I will be exploring this when rehabbing/upgrading my pins. They look sleek and add a touch of class that powder coating is just missing. Excellent job

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    #157 2 years ago

    Can you do this in black?

    #159 2 years ago

    Hey Woody,
    Any chance you could match the blue on Addams family cabinet with a blue chrome
    How cool.would that look with a full set of blue chrome including the coin door.

    #160 2 years ago

    Wow - that colored chrome looks sick Ron!

    #162 2 years ago

    I plate a lot of ball guides and they turn out great and really bring a full plating package together. I can also clean and polish your ball guides with great results. The cost is a fraction of plating them and they look brand new. I can also polish up all other stainless steel parts to bring them back to a great shine.

    Ron
    615-406-0204
    orders@pinballplatingandmore.com
    www.pinballplatingandmore.com

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    #163 2 years ago

    Does the chrome hold up better then the polished stainless?

    #164 2 years ago

    Stainless is more durable than chrome and the good thing about stainless is it is stainless through and through and can always be polished back out. Overall good stainless steel is more durable than chrome, because it is an alloy and chrome plating is a fairly thin coating and scratches easier. For the purposes of HUO pinball they are both going to hold up fine. I prefer the look of a chromed out machine.

    #166 2 years ago

    Here are some pics of the chrome plated plastic I can do. I did black chrome on the plastic Last Action Hero shooter gun and gold chrome trigger. The black chrome looks very similar to black nickel. Looks fantastic and gives us some options on plastic parts that need an upgrade. I will have this up for swap after I let it cure over the weekend. If you want to swap or have some other plastic items you need chromed let me know.

    Ron Woodard
    615-406-0204
    orders@pinballplatingandmore.com
    www.pinballplatingandmore.com

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    #167 2 years ago
    Quoted from woody76:

    Here are some pics of the chrome plated plastic I can do. I did black chrome on the plastic Last Action Hero shooter gun and gold chrome trigger. The black chrome looks very similar to black nickel. Looks fantastic and gives us some options on plastic parts that need an upgrade. I will have this up for swap after I let it cure over the weekend. If you want to swap or have some other plastic items you need chromed let me know.
    Ron Woodard
    615-406-0204
    orders@pinballplatingandmore.com
    http://www.pinballplatingandmore.com

    How does the chrome on plastic wear? I'd like chrome chrome tor my T3.

    #168 2 years ago

    do you have a brass stern shooter housing in stock?
    i'd like to add that to my cart.

    or how long before you get some?

    #169 2 years ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    How does the chrome on plastic wear? I'd like chrome chrome tor my T3.

    It will hold up for a long time. Has 5 coats of a automotive clear/hardner.

    #170 2 years ago
    Quoted from beatmaster:

    do you have a brass stern shooter housing in stock?
    i'd like to add that to my cart.
    or how long before you get some?

    I have some. Email me

    Orders@pinballplatingandmore.com

    #172 2 years ago
    Quoted from woody76:

    It will hold up for a long time. Has 5 coats of a automotive clear/hardner.

    Email sent.

    #173 2 years ago

    Expo is 2 weeks away! If anyone will need me to bring something we need to start planning now. Also, to save on shipping if you want to meet me at expo to drop off some stuff then go ahead and starting getting your stuff together. I will have a vendor booth setup Thursday morning to Sunday afternoon.

    Ron
    615-406-0204
    orders@pinballplatingandmore.com
    www.pinballplatingandmore.com

    #174 2 years ago

    Shot of some great looking purple chrome.

    Ron Woodard
    615-406-0204
    orders@pinballplatingandmore.com
    www.pinballplatingandmore.com

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    #175 2 years ago
    Quoted from wolftownjeff:

    Going on my Fire! Champagne Edition. Ron Woodard has returned very nice work to me.

    I'll be putting mine in my box to Ron. That bell looks awesome!

    #176 2 years ago
    Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

    I'll be putting mine in my box to Ron. That bell looks awesome!

    Thanks Eric - Let me know if I can help.

    Ron
    615-406-0204
    orders@pinballplatingandmore.com
    http://www.pinballplatingandmore.com

    #177 2 years ago

    It was great to finally meet up at Expo, Ron. I've never met Greg either. I'm glad I could buy you both dinner Friday night.

    #178 2 years ago
    Quoted from Bryan_Kelly:

    It was great to finally meet up at Expo, Ron. I've never met Greg either. I'm glad I could buy you both dinner Friday night.

    LOL, I do appreciate that Bryan! I usually skip meals at these things, but you save the day.

    Ron
    615-406-0204
    orders@pinballplatingandmore.com
    http://www.pinballplatingandmore.com

    #179 2 years ago
    Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

    I'll be putting mine in my box to Ron. That bell looks awesome!

    Don't forget to chrome the mount.

    1 week later
    #180 2 years ago

    Two brass plated thumbs up for Woody's WPC doors. Looks absolutely killer on my TAF!

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    #181 2 years ago
    Quoted from GorillaBiscuits:

    Two brass plated thumbs up for Woody's WPC doors. Looks absolutely killer on my TAF!

    Thanks Man!

    Ron
    615-406-0204
    orders@pinballplatingandmore.com
    http://www.pinballplatingandmore.com

    #182 2 years ago

    Ron,

    just saw the brass translight lift trim on your website, can you confirm if it works for stern?

    thanks, bob.

    #183 2 years ago

    Love my brass IJ and Chrome FT shooters that Ron did. He does Excellent work.

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    #184 2 years ago

    Ron, I'm looking for brass or brass-plated external fasteners for a Stern Iron Man VE that I just powder-coated candy apple red, specifically the visible external fasteners for the coin door, side rails, and hinges (e.g., carriage bolts, pem studs, and wood screws). I already have brass-plated leg bolts in hand, and I can use my existing parts for the internal components that are not visible, if they are not available in brass or brass-playing.

    Is this something that you carry in stock, or would I need to send my fasteners to you for brass-plating?

    #185 2 years ago
    Quoted from Razorbak86:

    Ron, I'm looking for brass or brass-plated external fasteners for a Stern Iron Man VE that I just powder-coated candy apple red, specifically the visible external fasteners for the coin door, side rails, and hinges (e.g., carriage bolts, pem studs, and wood screws). I already have brass-plated leg bolts in hand, and I can use my existing parts for the internal components that are not visible, if they are not available in brass or brass-playing.
    Is this something that you carry in stock, or would I need to send my fasteners to you for brass-plating?

    Yes, i keep all this stuff in stock. Let me know if I can help you out.

    Ron
    615-406-0204
    orders@pinballplatingandmore.com
    http://www.pinballplatingandmore.com

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    #186 2 years ago

    Is there a general price list available? Legs,side rails, lock bar and such?

    #187 2 years ago
    Quoted from ryandimx:

    Is there a general price list available? Legs,side rails, lock bar and such?

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