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Old 12-07-2008, 12:27 PM
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My opinion.

I think anyone's best bet for wanting a chrome look is to go and get some parts chromed. There is only so close that someone can get with a spray can to the actual thing. I have to say that the link to that spray product that was linked is AMAZING. But, on the other hand, if you are only going to want a few parts chromed, it's not worth it to spend all that money on that system. Bottom line is, I've never seen "real chrome" ever come out of a spraycan. Luckilly for me I don't like chrome anyway =)

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Old 12-07-2008, 02:55 PM
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...well i think from a distance they look pretty dam good.
Thanks for that smrat. And while you might be right about being acceptable for a typical fair grounds car show, in real life the pieces I did are really quite inferior looking. On top of that, I think you could create something equally "acceptable" just using a $5 spray can versus this $120 aerosol "kit" Alsa sells. I guess for the price I was expecting something a good deal more presentable than Rustoleum Metallic Chrome.

I'm putting the car back together with the Killer Chrome pieces on it, but they will be the first things I replace once the car is done and I start to cycle in new and improved stuff.
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As I stated when I first saw the tread on this product, all spray chrome like products I have ever seen have been a dismal disappointment.

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that sprayonchrome looks pretty interesting how the hell can they apply so much have it come out so perfect looking w/o any runs or sags. NO WAY, something not right there. as stated before if you want chrome buy the parts chromed or have them chromed you can't get chrome out of a spray can or an $8000 system

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you are right they do show a spray gun type nossel and the duel can set up on the video. i wonder are there any lawyers out there? isnt that false advertizing or abait and switch.. show you something then sell you some thing else?
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Greetings how is everyone today?

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New Alsa system

Alsa has a new chrome system coming out!
An employee of ALSA corporation was here in Hawaii and said they are coming-out with a mini ChromeFX System in cans. He left me some pics which I'll be posting. The company is said will release this complete system for $499 which has everything in it and is PORTABLE with no need for compressors or machines. Let me know what you think and I'll post the pics.
I thought it was pretty hot since I've been seeing mirrachrome for years but have been dreaming of getting the CHROMEFX IN A CAN? It was impossible before because of the silver nitrate chemistry. Man, this is not chrome like Mirrachrome. THIS IS FULL ON CHROME.
The guy says it's patented.
I've been an ALSA fan for years but this has got to be a game changer
THIS DOES EVERYTHING A $20,000 SET UP DOES.
I will try one when it comes out in October
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Alsa has a new chrome system coming out!
An employee of ALSA corporation was here in Hawaii and said they are coming-out with a mini ChromeFX System in cans. He left me some pics which I'll be posting. The company is said will release this complete system for $499 which has everything in it and is PORTABLE with no need for compressors or machines. Let me know what you think and I'll post the pics.
I thought it was pretty hot since I've been seeing mirrachrome for years but have been dreaming of getting the CHROMEFX IN A CAN? It was impossible before because of the silver nitrate chemistry. Man, this is not chrome like Mirrachrome. THIS IS FULL ON CHROME.
The guy says it's patented.
I've been an ALSA fan for years but this has got to be a game changer
THIS DOES EVERYTHING A $20,000 SET UP DOES.
I will try one when it comes out in October
Sounds too good to be true, I'd like to see results
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Sounds too good to be true
It is, don't waste your money.

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Alsa has a new chrome system coming out!
An employee of ALSA corporation was here in Hawaii and said they are coming-out with a mini ChromeFX System in cans. He left me some pics which I'll be posting. The company is said will release this complete system for $499 which has everything in it and is PORTABLE with no need for compressors or machines. Let me know what you think and I'll post the pics.
I thought it was pretty hot since I've been seeing mirrachrome for years but have been dreaming of getting the CHROMEFX IN A CAN? It was impossible before because of the silver nitrate chemistry. Man, this is not chrome like Mirrachrome. THIS IS FULL ON CHROME.
The guy says it's patented.
I've been an ALSA fan for years but this has got to be a game changer
THIS DOES EVERYTHING A $20,000 SET UP DOES.
I will try one when it comes out in October
Looks like blatant advertising by this member to me.
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Alsa has a new chrome system coming out!
An employee of ALSA corporation was here in Hawaii and said they are coming-out with a mini ChromeFX System in cans. He left me some pics which I'll be posting. The company is said will release this complete system for $499 which has everything in it and is PORTABLE with no need for compressors or machines. Let me know what you think and I'll post the pics.
I thought it was pretty hot since I've been seeing mirrachrome for years but have been dreaming of getting the CHROMEFX IN A CAN? It was impossible before because of the silver nitrate chemistry. Man, this is not chrome like Mirrachrome. THIS IS FULL ON CHROME.
The guy says it's patented.
I've been an ALSA fan for years but this has got to be a game changer
THIS DOES EVERYTHING A $20,000 SET UP DOES.
I will try one when it comes out in October
1 whole post so far. Couldn't possibly be a shill...
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Sounds too good to be true, I'd like to see results
its actualy true... but still too expencive at 599$

http://alsacorp.com/chromefx%20kit/index.html

I rather bild my own Silvering set up....

the secret of chrome paint(any chrome paint, cheap or expensive) its the prep...

check my work with NO NAME chrome paint, the secret lies in the prep...

first start with a good spray chrome paint(good reflectivity for the money)
Spray can chrome paint(NO NAME but good)


super gloss black base coat(single stage automotive Urethane)


chrome painted spoons after 1 day(needs 1 week of curing because its an enamel)




fully cured after 2 weeks




again the secret its on the prep..a good automotive SS urethane automotive base coat needs to be used...[/

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...check my work with NO NAME chrome paint, the secret lies in the prep...
Impressive looking pics. My first question would be, is that an exterior paint and does it hold up to UV rays, rain and road wear?
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Impressive looking pics.
thanks.. it was all in the prep work..

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My first question would be, is that an exterior paint and does it hold up to UV rays, rain and road wear?
no to both questions... this paint(NO Name) its an Enamel that takes for ever to dry and if clear coat it with normal urethane clear coats will dull the chrome effect, now the best way to clear coat it and keep some of that shine would be with a waterborne clear coat as it will not alter the aliminum particles like solvent clears will...

but that's why I am building a small silver nitrate kit(real electroless silver plating) that will not dull under 2k Clear coats..
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ok I was able to take some pics of a chrome painted spoon with a waterborne clear coating(industrial, not automotive)

as you will see the coating does in fact dull the color to a polished aluminum color instead of the chrome paint we all love, thatīs why I am building my self a silver nitrate system as I have maxed what I believe its physicaly possible with chrome paint, so I need to move on to chemicals instead of paints..

here the pics..

you will know which one its the clear coat it on



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