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Old 07-16-2012, 09:41 PM   #21
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Be sure and take it to a professional plater who is familiar with firearms. It has to be copper plated first and then nickled. A decorative plating firm will not do it correctly.
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Old 07-24-2012, 07:02 AM   #22
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Carbon steel does not have to be copper plated before nickel plating. None of the major firearms manufacturers use copper underplating. I do plating, and I don't use an underplate.
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