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Old 07-20-2008, 03:48 PM   #1
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Default Chrome Spray Painting (bling bling)

Anyone see this before ?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4H80...eature=related

Here's a better view of the chroming process itself, easier than spray painting !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9mh6...eature=related

One of the stages is just water and air dried afterwards.
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Saw it on pimp-my-ride once, "chrome" scallops on a green Mustang. Neat effect.
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Yeah, 50 cent got a new black lambo done in chrome as well.
But this stuff is not paint, it's a chemical process.
I think they wash with treated water, then spray with a chemical, then spray with an activator.
Wash it off again and air dry....sorted !
That's why it's easier than spray painting, use loads of it and it just drips off the excess.
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it's chrome-like but it's not electroplated chrome that's for sure.
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Nope, its not a metal at all.
It has the same thickness (and strength) as a car paint but looks and feels like chrome.
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I wonder if this would work for my kitchen table trim when I get around to the restoration... anyone know if you can buy this stuff for home use?
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it's chrome-like but it's not electroplated chrome that's for sure.

Wonder if it has the same shitty insulation properties as electroplating?
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It's suppose to work on nearly any surface including wood as it's not plating etc.
I think they do a kit but don't know if there's one for home use.
Dunno about it's insulation properties.
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can you spray it in a bag and huff that ****?
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my vote is no on spray on chrome. or intentionally chroming anything for that matter. i spend too much time removing weight to look pretty.
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is that a home setup?
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