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    In restoring old H-D's I use these guys, Brown's Plating | No One Lays Down Chrome Like Us .The work is great and turn around is fast. I've asked them about doing a razor but their service is great so it might be worth asking them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smoothy View Post
    Hi everyone. I just got myself a nice old GEM 1912 and I would like to have it replated. I do not want to do it myself, I prefer leaving this to people who have done this (successfully, of course) before. Any ideas where I could get it done in CONUS or in Europe? I have attached a few pics to show the extend of the work needed.
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    Replating shops usually won't start with a job under $40. You can find a well-plated Gem for under $20 no problem. I've taken a plate worn 1912 just like yours and taken all of the nickel off. The brass underneath shines up wonderfully.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Basset View Post
    Replating shops usually won't start with a job under $40. You can find a well-plated Gem for under $20 no problem. I've taken a plate worn 1912 just like yours and taken all of the nickel off. The brass underneath shines up wonderfully.
    Thanks, that sounds like an interesting alternative. Can you tell me what you've used to take the nickel off, please?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Smoothy View Post
    Thanks, that nsounds like an interesting alternative. Can you tell me what you've used to take the nickel off, please?
    Simichrome polish applied to a cotton t-shirt wrapped around a sander (sans sandpaper).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smoothy View Post
    Hi everyone. I just got myself a nice old GEM 1912 and I would like to have it replated. I do not want to do it myself, I prefer leaving this to people who have done this (successfully, of course) before. Any ideas where I could get it done in CONUS or in Europe? I have attached a few pics to show the extend of the work needed.
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    You might want to contact buddydog over at Badger & Blade. He replated a Gillette fat handle Tech for me that turned out great. Another possibility is: Reliable Electroplating Inc. Chartley, Mass (near Norton Mass) 508 222 0620 contact Dale Broadbent info@ReliableElectroplating.com

    Good luck...

    Nathan

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