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To Plate or Not To Plate

Anyone have opinions on replating cases?

I am considering setting up a small plating station to replate mostly yellow cases.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted July 29, 2019 - 10:25pm

I have never had a case replated Jim - I do not have an opinion.

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Panel Member
Posted July 30, 2019 - 7:17am

I've had a couple of chrome cases replated, but never a gold one.

I currently have a white gold case that could use some plating work. I occasionally get a yellow gold case that has too much wear.

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Kathy L.
Panel Member
Posted August 7, 2019 - 10:33am

Let us know how it goes if you do some.  Would love to see photos of before and after.

Club 5000Panel Member
Posted August 9, 2019 - 10:12pm

I have a 1970 chrome case done a few months back. Didn't cost much $20 and came out looking brand new. I want to try a gold plate case next to see how it goes fixing wear points.