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21 hours ago, Elliott000 said:

Nice work! What's the trick to shine up the lenses.

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They can be buffed with a string buff and plastic polish but the rpm's need to be 1800 or lower or you can melt the lens.

The news lenses look good...

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19 hours ago, joe newsom said:

Went to the chrome shop today to pick up some bumper parts. Thought it was cool to see some of the pieces in copper IMG_0880.JPG


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Yup, they use copper for adhesion and they can also use it as a filler to make a bumper look really sharp. They plate it, then file and shape it, and then plate some more until they get it just shaped. Then they chrome it. It's a neat process

 

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