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RE: Grinding Mirrors

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Posted by Bill on June 12, 2000 10:43:17 UTC

A 12 inch mirror kit costs about $350-$400. Check with Willmann-Bell or Newport Glass Works for the price of their kits. Now the kits do not include all the other stuff you will need to complete the mirror. You will also need to build/buy mirror testing equipment and purchase lots of other little items (paper towels, razor blades, tape, etc, etc) that add to the cost. Some people make their own grinding tool out of plaster to save money. You can save even more money by joining a local ATM club.

Bill
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