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Nov 15, 2017



Hi everyone,

is there anybody who knows a supplier of chrome or nickel plated pipe 4 mm diam.

I am involved in repair/restoring Fleischmann/Mammod toy steam engines. They all used this piping.

Maybe I have to plate it myself?? How to do this??

parker jameson
Mar 29, 2018

Hi, I know this is an old thread but I would suggest plating it yourself. It's actually pretty easy if you just search "how to nickel plate" there are a bunch of tutorials on that kind of thing. The plus side is then you don't have to get specific pipe just get a regular copper tubing roll to whatever size is needed.

Hope this helps

Apr 26, 2018

Hello there,

thanks very much for your comment.

I followed your suggestion and searched the internet about plating.

There was so much information about it I never had thought of.

The only problem here is to get the chemicals, but I will work that out.

Thanks again.

parker jameson
Apr 26, 2018

Your welcome, and good luck with the plating

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