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Plating service asked me if the bezel indices are conductive

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Undinist   

I'm thinking about sending a CWC SBS away to be gold plated at http://easyelectroplating.co.uk/   , because I was so impressed with the results got by a member over yonder https://forum.replica-watch.info/threads/uk-gold-platers-not-watch-suppliers.68875/  I asked whether they could plate the numbers and  indices on the bezel insert without affecting the black area:

cwcbezelinsert.png

They said they can do it if the numbers/indices are conductive.  Which I suppose they would be if they are bare steel.  Is that right? I haven't bought the watch yet so I can't do a test. What if the insert was from a rep Sub or similar? Are the numbers/indices bare metal?

 

 

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naijishi   

i know it isnt answering your question but if you want them plating you can get them covered in a conductive coating first then plated, the same way they do phone cases etc

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Undinist   
15 hours ago, naijishi said:

i know it isnt answering your question but if you want them plating you can get them covered in a conductive coating first then plated, the same way they do phone cases etc

So they can plate plastic if they put the coating on it? How intriguing. 

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naijishi   

below is a link to the sort of stuff you can use when wanting to plate on to plastic, it isnt the best stuff im sure it is just a link i quickly found to give a rough answer if you are wondering about it, i know there are complete kits for doing it on ebay.

 

http://www.caswelleurope.co.uk/silver-conductive-paint-needed-to-electroplate-plastics/

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Genius   
18 hours ago, Undinist said:

Now I want to send a SDDS for plating.  How would this look....

 

deepseatitan.jpg

 

...if it had the dial from this...

 

Rolex-_Deepsea-_Sea-_Dweller-_D-blue-_Di

 

???

 

 

 

 

 

Just buy this instead 

https://m.dhgate.com/product/luxury-brand-black-dial-golden-stainless/394305684.html?invitorid=EnqAVfec

 

It's already gold and has that godawful bling you crave in a rolex.

 

Gwan you know you want to....

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13 minutes ago, Genius said:

Just buy this instead 

https://m.dhgate.com/product/luxury-brand-black-dial-golden-stainless/394305684.html?invitorid=EnqAVfec

 

It's already gold and has that godawful bling you crave in a rolex.

 

Gwan you know you want to....

:lmao2:

 

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Genius   
20 hours ago, Undinist said:

If they could only make the "gems" look just a little less like something from a pound shop Christmas cracker..

They could... By using real gems and not cut glass, this would however make the watch considerably more expensive

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