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Seeking shop to camo plate Gun barrels


(2001)

I am looking for a company that electroplates gun barrels in a camo design.

Sylvia M [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]
- Tallassee, Alabama, United States


First of two simultaneous responses (2001)

You cannot electroplate a "camo" design. Electroplating applies a monochromatic color of the metal being plated such as gold, nickel, copper, tin, etc.. If you are looking to duplicate the camo finish typically used on shotguns for game hunting, I believe that the camo finish you desire is usually an organic finish (read paint) of some type, but this is not my area of expertise.

Joel Tomasetti
- Petersburg, Virginia, USA


Second of two simultaneous responses (2001)

Dear Sylvia,

Try doing a search on "graphic immersion". I think there is a firm in Georgia that makes the process tanks and graphics, I'm sure they can refer you to someone that can do what you are looking for.

Sincerely,

Jake Koch
G. J. Nikolas & Co., Inc.
supporting advertiser
Bellwood, Illinois
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February 2008

I think you may be thinking of water transfer printing, Sylvia. Ted Mooney, finishing.com Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
finishing.com
Pine Beach, New Jersey

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