Is it possible to re-add chrome to a TF Accessory?

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Is it possible to re-add chrome to a TF Accessory?

Postby Mkall » Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:53 pm

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After a few years I've acquired a few accessories and bits that have lost their lustre, literally, and I'm hoping to get the chrome re-applied. Apparently it's possible, but I'm having no luck finding someone who does it.

Can this be done? Has anyone ever had it done? Anyone know someone who does this sort of thing?
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Re: Is it possible to re-add chrome to a TF Accessory?

Postby fenrir72 » Mon Sep 24, 2012 5:08 pm

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At least in the US of A, there are sure to be restoration services around. Re-chroming is possible but not at a do it yourself at home style.
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Re: Is it possible to re-add chrome to a TF Accessory?

Postby RodimalToyota » Mon Sep 24, 2012 6:53 pm

the problem is there isn't a lot of places that do plastic chroming.
Most do it for model tree's and they are expensive per piece.
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Re: Is it possible to re-add chrome to a TF Accessory?

Postby -Kanrabat- » Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:37 pm

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Why not just paint the parts with a nice chrome paint?
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Re: Is it possible to re-add chrome to a TF Accessory?

Postby Mkall » Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:01 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:Why not just paint the parts with a nice chrome paint?

I'd rather maintain the object's original style as much as possible.
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Re: Is it possible to re-add chrome to a TF Accessory?

Postby fenrir72 » Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:23 pm

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@ Mkall

The closest you can emulate the chrome effect is Wave company's Kosutte ginsan.

I got mine from hobbysearch.
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Re: Is it possible to re-add chrome to a TF Accessory?

Postby Mkall » Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:24 pm

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
fenrir72 wrote:@ Mkall

The closest you can emulate the chrome effect is Wave company's Kosutte ginsan.

I got mine from hobbysearch.

Now that's an interesting idea. Kind of like self-applied vac-metal. I think I'll research this. Thanks!
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