Re: [CR]Copper plating components

(Example: Framebuilding:Tubing)

Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 17:16:36 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Copper plating components
References: <MONKEYFOOD0VnkB4ltF000022cd@monkeyfood.nt.phred.org>


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.

http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/ICS_parts/1.jpg

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: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org
> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of Jay Van De
> Velde
> Sent: Sunday, February 27, 2005 7:47 PM
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [CR]Copper plating components
>
>
>
> http://ebay.com/<blah>
>
> 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