Re: [CR]Copper plating components

(Example: Framebuilding:Tubing)

Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 17:16:36 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Copper plating components
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Everything you see in these pictures is gold plated, not color anodized "gold". It is possible to plate aluminum parts with chrome, gold, copper, etc.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

Roman Stankus wrote:
> Isn't that just colored anodizing - lots of colors possible when it comes to
> anodizing. Don't know any particulars of how to get various colors.
> Roman Stankus
> Atlanta, Ga.
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Jay Van De
> Velde
> Sent: Sunday, February 27, 2005 7:47 PM
> To:
> Subject: [CR]Copper plating components
> That copper plated CampagnoloSuper Record brakeset sold for $514.00. I admit
> to daydreaming about seeing those brakes on a midnight blue frame, matching
> the big copper rivets of a honey colored Brooks saddle. How difficult would
> it be to copper plate a regular pair of brakes, and what other components in
> the gruppo could take the copper plating? Would the result be too over the
> top?
> Jay "Pimp My Ride" Van De Velde
> Seal Beach,CA