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Chrome Plater Josh

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Desoda, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. Desoda
    Joined: Sep 17, 2008
    Posts: 3

    Desoda
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    So we've all heard the saying "You can't polish a turd." Well I now stand corrected!!! I bought a 1949 Chevy license guard for cheap on ebay but it was in bad rusty / pitted condition. I modified it by reforming the contour so it will fit my odd shaped bumpers, took a large section out of the middle and added a back piece to it as well as a hole for a light. My welding skills kinda suck so by the time I got through with everything I was starting to doubt if it was even gonna work.

    I read a lot of great things about Chrome Plater Josh on the HAMB so I sent it off to Custom Metal Finishing in Indiana. I just got it back and HOLY CRAP! It looks like a NOS license surround from the 50's! The chrome is beautiful and the finish metal work they did is amazing. The price was VERY reasonable as well. They now have a customer for life and you should not hesitate to send your chrome pieces their way.
     
  2. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
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  3. kennkat
    Joined: Aug 25, 2011
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    Hard to 'SEE' good chrome with NO Pix... :confused::confused:
     
  4. falconwagon62
    Joined: Mar 17, 2006
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  5. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
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    Nice props to Josh but he left the family business. Good to see the quality is just the same.
     
  6. stude_trucks
    Joined: Sep 13, 2007
    Posts: 4,755

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    1 star somebody? Come on, really?
     
  7. Metallicat
    Joined: Dec 1, 2011
    Posts: 46

    Metallicat
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    from Bay Area

  8. go-twichy
    Joined: Jul 22, 2010
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    go-twichy
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    i would love to see a "before and after" show us what you're raving about!
     
  9. jerseymike
    Joined: Sep 25, 2008
    Posts: 680

    jerseymike
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    josh doesn't even work there anymore.
     

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