Chrome Removal and Replating Services

Genistas

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Hello!

I've heard having items re-chromed can be very expensive, and that it's best to save up your pieces and have them done at once to save money.

I would like to know if anybody here ever works with a company who does this and will accept a job to do lots of small pieces (lugs, hoops, mounting brackets, etc...)

If so, what kind of cost does it incur?

Finally, do you typically remove the old chrome yourself or do they do it for you?

Thanks!
 
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I called a place once to check into doing this myself but it was more than 10bucks per lug and it was a Kent drumkit so it was definitely not worth it. I bought some used stuff from eBay instead. My dad has all his old brass doorknobs and fixtures replated with brass and he found a place that gave him a deal. He had to wait until the guy had another client doing a huge amount of plating and he threw my dad’s stuff in with that and cut his price down significantly.
I have been working on some old rusty drums during the pandemic and actually learned how to nickel plate myself. There are a lot of vids on YouTube explaining how it’s done, not too hard and it made an enormous difference. Good luck with the project!!
 

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Get a hold of Jeff Burke , he's around FB Rogers Drums groups. The man has a solid connection for all things to be stripped and plated. I believe it's in Texas
 


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