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Chrome lugs and re-finishing work?

Old 08-03-12, 02:09 PM
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Chrome lugs and re-finishing work?

Looking at another frame that has chrome lug work and have a question.
The frame may need to be re-painted and wondered what the procedure would be to protect the chrome? If using chemical strpper do yo just get close to the chrome and finish with sanding?
Advice would be great!
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Chemical stripper has no effect on chrome. Sanding ruins chrome. Use the stripper and avoid scratching the chrome when you sand the tubes. Masking the chrome before painting is the hard part.
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