Tube Amps / Music Electronics
|For current discussions, please visit Music Electronics Forum.||New: view Recent Searches.
New: visit Schematic Hell!
The sunn still shines online!
|Listen to great tunes streaming live right now!|
|previous: SK Steel. I also have copper plated st... -- 1097249077||View Thread|
|10/8/2004 11:01 PM|
|Dave Stephens||Re: Tele Baseplate material contradictions?|
No, traditionally you have to plate with nickel then nickel plate over that. Copper will plate but it won't stick without a nickel coat underneath it. I think that Caswell company has a patented solution that will do copper plating in one operation, which is pretty cool. Believe me I researched this a year ago and decided it was too expensive and time consuming to do for low production. To get into plating you have to spend money on a rectifier setup etc. so it turns into another time wasting deal and another "learning curve". Cheaper to buy them or if you live in China have them made for cheap.