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Modding Orac 3 , question

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Ace_Ventuora, 9 Apr 2004.

  1. Ace_Ventuora

    Ace_Ventuora What's a Dremel?

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    How did he get the metal so shiny? I did not find the anser enywere.... :sigh:


    (Exuse me for my english, I'm norwegian :hip: )
     
  2. orb

    orb satisfying.

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    hes got the oh so nice chrome platings.
     
  3. Ace_Ventuora

    Ace_Ventuora What's a Dremel?

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    What does that mean? :worried:
     
  4. orb

    orb satisfying.

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    He pays to get them chrome plated, and they come out so shiny like that, its expensinve i think
     
  5. Twitch

    Twitch What's a Dremel?

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    Kind of like how many people do with there cars, just for looks.
     
  6. x3r0

    x3r0 What's a Dremel?

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    The first thing that all of you are forgetting is that those boxes are PLASTIC, not metal.
    And you cant chrome plastic
    There are other methods that provide a similar result to chroming, the quickest way to find out would be to find the bit in the orac thread that tells you how he did it.
     
  7. Atomic

    Atomic Gerwaff

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    Yes you can chrome plastic, as seen in those pictures :p

    You just have to paint it in a conductive metal paint first, this is what was done with orac.

    You can get a simular effect by sanding and polishing metal, this is the cheaper method.
     
  8. Smilodon

    Smilodon The Antagonist

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    Welcome to the boards! (wee! another Norwegian! :) )

    if i remember correctly the plastic boxes are coated with a cunductive paint first that the crome can stick to... (this is a chemical/electrical process i think)

    (BTW: it's spelled Ace ventura :p )
     
  9. ChegsJAR

    ChegsJAR What's a Dremel?

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    Atomic you beat me too it :D

    I have some chrome spray paint I'm going to use on my other case to see how it looks. My Mum used the gold version over christmas (no on a pc for some christmas type things or somethign) and I used some of it on a test piece of plastic and it looks good. Although there was bubbling it was extremely cold and I hadn't cleaned the plastic :duh:
     
  10. Ace_Ventuora

    Ace_Ventuora What's a Dremel?

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    I know. I just have that name everywhere...

    And thanks for the quick ansers :thumb:
     

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