Reverse print/ paint chrome or silvering: How can I do this?

Discussion in 'Reverse Glass and Dial Painting' started by berntd, Dec 4, 2016.

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  1. berntd

    berntd Registered User
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    Hello

    I was wondering if you folks had any idea how I could re-paint the silver bits on the emblem as in the picture?

    I have just come across this whole new problem that seemed impossible until I remembered that here at the NAWCC we do very similar stuff with the clock dials.


    The emblem's silver parts are recessed from behind
    and it was reverse painted / printed.

    I have so far tested chrome spray paint on a sheet of glass.
    Whilst it looks great on the spray side, the other side (looking through the material) comes out dark grey.:confused:

    The emblem is made of some sort of clear plastic and all the old paint can be scraped off easily.

    I am also wondering if a dial silvering kit might work?


    Any ideas, greatly appreciated.


    Best regards
    Bernt
     

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  2. BLKBEARD

    BLKBEARD Registered User
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    You might try looking into Mirror Re-Silvering
     
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