Local Nickle Plating and Parkerizing

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by RedneckRampage, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. RedneckRampage

    RedneckRampage
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    Does anybody in the Portland area nickle plate or parkerize? I want to have my 870P redone in parkerized, and maybe get another 870P Nickle plated.
     
  2. Velzey

    Velzey
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    I do parkerizing for a few of the local shops in the area. Not sure who does plating
     
  3. Mark W.

    Mark W.
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    Chrome Shop would be the only ones doing plating.
     
  4. Velzey

    Velzey
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    Hardchrome inc does nickle plating also. Not sure why i forgot all about them.
     
  5. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist
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    I want one of my AKs done in a gold type plating.
    Just to have for fun.
    Let me know if you do the nickel plating and how well it turned out.
     
  6. Spec.-K

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    Eastside Plating can do most anything you could want.
     
  7. Tigershark

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    Your best bet would be TiN plating. IMG_20140130_194440_928-1-2.jpg . Here is a photo of some 1911 parts I had plated for a customer of mine. PM me and I can give you prices. It is 3 times harder than chrome but looks like gold. I also do nickel plating. 1911 frame plated.jpg

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    1911 frame plated.jpg
     
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  8. Velzey

    Velzey
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    Now thats one way to get some wear resistance!

    I like it, but not the color. Can that be changed?
     
  9. Tigershark

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    Yes, there is also a TiN coating with carbon added. its a charcoal color. not as dark as regular bluing. its nice though and has the same wear resistance as the gold color.
     
  10. captqc

    captqc
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    Try Pioneer Plating in Tualatin.
     
  11. CV-66

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    I do business with Eastside Plating in Portland, near the Acropolis (a.k.a. Milwaukee Center for the Performing Arts)
     
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  12. Blackcobra

    Blackcobra
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    I called them today and the girl said they are set up for production work, and that they don't do one-off stuff, including firearms.
     
  13. Blackcobra

    Blackcobra
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    Is there any place in the 'Couv that would nickel plate a pistol for me?
     

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