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    Chrome?

    Which paint is chrome? I tried a lot of metallic paints but none of them are chrome enough to look good on mufflers.
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    Chrome is chrome. It's not a paint.

    Not that I know what I'm talking about.
    Last edited by pimento; 10-23-2005 at 04:45 AM.

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    The best chrome paint is made by Alclad, check your hobby stores or online.

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    are we talking models...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakg
    are we talking models...
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    I work in the car paint section of Canadian Tire if ur in canada and duplicolour has a decent chrome spray paint although idk for sure if it'll be good enough on your exhaust
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    Tamiya might have a chrome spray. I know Krylon makes chrome spraypaint

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jakg
    are we talking models...
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    Baremetal foil is the closest thing you will get to chrome. When polished, it is hard to tell the difference.

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    Whether you use Alclad 2 or BMF it comes down to how skilled you are at apply them.

    BTW, what do you use to polish BMF?

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    Does anybody make adhesive foils other than Bare Metal Foil?

    I'm looking for "steel," that is, something less brilliant than chrome, for the interior of a 40's race car. I'd also like to find nickel and bronze, for the same application. And of course the impossible scale metal: machined stainless for dashes.

    IMO, nothing looks better than that mix of wood, leather and bare metals you see in those old cars. That's just one of many reasons why I like them.

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    Best thing to do there is mask off and spray metalizers either from Testors or Alclad.

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    Hey Nuke,
    You can send your parts out to get them chrome plated but it's not cheap which is why most guys use Alclad or BMF.
    My 2 cents...

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    Hi,
    good news for all modeler chrome fans: the newest and best what I saw ever:

    Molotov Liquid Chrome Marker

    I repaired chrome parts partially damaged of a model - next day you can`t find difference between original and repairde surface shine !
    You can find it on internet.

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