200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

Gunhippie
So almost exactly two months ago I got a wild lagamorph up my fundament and decided to nickel-plate everything--except the fount, which was right nice already--on my B '47 US 500:

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Since then, I've ran a few founts full through it, cooking on it a couple of times a week on average.

Here's what the heat did to the nickel-plate:

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Just in case any of you all are thinking of plating a stove grate or Bunsen. It's still shiny, but it's a shiny black, blue and brown.
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
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BSAGuy
Still lookin' good, Timm.  Nice patina.
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gwillmot
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austin65uri
Sort of like chrome headers on a motorcycle.  Timm, are you still considering making that windscreen FS?
Bill.
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1hpycmpr
BSAGuy wrote:
Still lookin' good, Timm.  Nice patina.
My thoughts as well! 
Mark
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staylit
I agree, I like the patina.
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Tgarner01
Looks good to me. Kind of like painted equipment and implements... Doesn't look right until it's used...
Toby Garner
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Gunhippie
I fully expected this to happen. Posted mostly for others who are thinking of doing something like this.

Still looks better than it did before plating:

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The Rusto High-Temp Flat Aluminum paint was pleasingly easy to strip with lye in the ultrasonic.
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
Walk a mile in a man's shoes before you criticize him--then you're a mile away, and he has no shoes.
Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
Timm--Middle of nowhere, near the end of the road, Oregon.
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JimL
If you just saw my post, never mind.  It appeared it was a hollow tube until I looked again and saw it was a bail handle.

-Jim

Flammable liquids, open flame, what could go wrong?


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Barrett
I agree with the others in that it still looks great, like a new stove showing the signs of use.

Thanks for the tip on lye and ultrasonic for stripping, I need to strip some VHT after it blistered in the heat curing stages.... for the second time 🙁
Andrew

Living and learning in NZ
Hoping to reach cognitive and emotional maturity before my children do.
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bowenstudios
That's down right sexy, I really need on that nickle plating setup. Great work
-Mike
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74HARLEY
Beautiful work Timm! Looks great even after running.
Joe
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Ridge Runner
Still looking real good, Timm. Definitely worth the effort. Well, I say that not actually having spent the time to burnish the bunsen! I can’t believe it’s already been two months. Thanks for posting some follow ups.

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DougA
That looks really great!

"I got a wild lagamorph up my fundament" ... [roll]  Love it ... gotta remember that one!
DougA  ... fettler and keeper of a family collection of nickel: a 249, a pair of 237s, and a 1938 228B, along with a late 1979 red 200a.  Then two more turned up, a 1941 243A and a 1944 242C, and now there's a b-day 200A lantern, too!.
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