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Postby Alan_ » Fri Sep 05, 2008 9:50 am

Drum Collector wrote:You can also have Titanium Nitride (PVD) done on Hardware, this is the same process that Kohler, Moen and Delta Faucet uses for the Buy it For Life Finish. I have worked with DW on some really cool finishes this past year. I just join this forum so I'm not sure how to post pictures or I would post some hardware from Jim Keltner's set I work on with DW..

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that's super cool!
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Re: And the Two Tone Antique Finish on old Yamaha Snare

Postby Kilometers » Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:40 am

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That is to die for. I wish I could get that done on my snare.
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Postby Drum Collector » Fri Sep 05, 2008 12:22 pm

The biggest advantage of this type of PVD Coatings is the Hardness and Wear, you can't scratch them even with steelwool or sandpaper. and the colors are un-limited,

If you have noticed all the Gold Slot Machines in Las Vegas, this is the same type finish, our company does all of them. It's also used in the Firearms and Cutlery Industry. The thickness of PVD is also only 1 to 3 Microns not thick like Powder Coating

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Postby Kilometers » Fri Sep 05, 2008 2:06 pm

Do you know of any places that could coat drum hardware with PVD? It seems like it's the best thing to get things coated with. I'm still in love with that Two-tone coat on the Yamaha.
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Postby Drum Collector » Fri Sep 05, 2008 2:18 pm

Kilometers,

Send me contact information by PM and we can discuss what you want coated?

The company I work for has about 40 plants worldwide doing this process,

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Postby Kilometers » Fri Sep 05, 2008 2:54 pm

Nah, it would just be a nice thing to have done. I've got more essential things to spend my money on. Plus, my 1978 Acrolite's hardware has seen better days, and isn't worth coating. It's great that a company is doing it, it was out of curiosity that I asked, but thank you anyway.
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