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Old 02-13-2007, 11:35 AM   #1
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I'm looking to buy anodized titanium screws. I recall one member posting an Australian vendor that sells them. However I can't find the post now. If anyone knows a place, please let me know. Thanks!
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You can electroplate your own titanium parts. Try searching on here or on Google for info and colors available. It's easy to do. FYI you can't anodized titanium, anodizing is an aluminum process.
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Hmm maybe I remembered it wrong then. I seem to recall colored Titanium screws. Even anodize Aluminium screws would be good. I don't want to mess around with acids. Too much work for just doing some screws.
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Electroplating really isn't that hard to do. I did a set of turnbuckles once that came out a nice light blue. Not Factory Team dark, but it was still nice. I actually use Simple Green for the solution and a couple 9v batteries. Different voltage will yield a different color, and I believe amperage will affect the boldness of color. You can use any conductive solution, but acid's are usually the most conductive. Many types of salts work as well.
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look at back issures of Extreme RC.
they did an article on do it yourself TI anodizing.
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look at back issures of Extreme RC.
they did an article on do it yourself TI anodizing.
Do you have link ?
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