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Silvering -- Don't Bother

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Posted by Yuri on September 28, 2003 02:59:54 UTC

I have done it.

When you take into account the dangers of using the chemicals, the difficulty finding some of them, and the length of time the coating lasts (less than 1 year at best), a good aluminizing job is a far better way to go.

Bottom Line: Don't bother with it. Send the mirror off to get aluminized.

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