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Re: Vacation to the plating shop

Mike Linthicum
Hey Brian
Thanks for the great video, always interested in finding out how things are done. Glad you went with Nickel which was correct for your car, so many just do chrome. Also wished we'd known you had those "D" metal buttons on your bumper. The club has been looking for one to use as a master to make molds to copy for other members to use. I had an antique parts place in California state they had one that they were going to sell, but they were moving and did not know where it was. I think they forgot about me. You have a great looking car!


You know I am happy to support the club any way I can so those "D"bumper buttons are available for use when needed.

See you soon at the gathering.

Where Are You From? Brighton,MI

Do You own a car built by Durant? Proudly

Re: Vacation to the plating shop

Hi Brian,
Thanks for posting the video. Brings back memories of when I owned a plating shop in Morristown, TN. named Universal Plating Co. in the 1970's. Back then I was charging $125.00 for bumper bars/pair, such as you had done on your Durant. Most everyone preferred chrome which was the next step after nickel.

Hot, dirty and unhealthy process, but was happy to have had the experience.


Where Are You From? Newport , NC

Do You own a car built by Durant? 24 Flint


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