The Classic MotorCycle

Plate shift

One of the things I’m most proud of from my 30-odd years of restoration is doing all my own dull nickel plating. Years ago, a set up was sent to the magazine for testing and somehow it fell upon me to take it home to see how I got on with home plating. It was a posh one too, a proper tank with a lid, fish tank heater to keep the solution at the right temperature and even a rheostat to control the power – none of

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