Re: Any ideas about getting bug parts replated?
- --- In email@example.com, "k4oso" <k4oso@...> wrote:
>I don't have anything really great, just a Lightning from WWII era. I
> Hi John,
> Don't know where you are but, there's a chance you have a local
> plater. I've never had a pendulum plated. I did however, have a base,
> mainframe and damper assembly replated from an old model Blue Racer. I
> did so because the parts were peeling (I got a good deal on it). It
> cost me $30, mainly because that was his minimum. WR Smith in his book
> recommends against taking tiny parts (screws, etc.)to a plater. The
> kit for really small parts is probably a good idea. You could take the
> lever, base, mainframe, damper and, possibly the pendulum to a plater.
> You will be amazed at how bad your screws and small pieces like the
> circit closer and the dot spring etc look after the major pieces have
> bright new clothes:-). You are about to embark on a journey of many
> destinations...hi hi....good luck. Hope you take "before" pics so we
> can be suitably impressed when the whole job is done. By the way, what
> kind of bug is it?
> 73, Milt
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "qrpcwguy" <qrpcwguy@> wrote:
> > Anyone know of a place that would do this small a quantity of parts?
> > -John
had just seen some old bugs that were restored (Smith's website) and
wondered about the possibility if I get something really nice. I keep
watching for old bugs on ebay like everyone else. 73's