Jum Duckworth Region 1 (off shore)

It is always far easier to make a new item than to repair a damaged one.

Chromium plate is not very happy to be introduced to the heat required to enamel an object because of a co-efficient difference in the expansion between the chromium plating and the base metal, be it copper, brass, or any other alloy. One solution I know of and with which I have been successful, I will admit to, but in doing so will put the cat amongst the pigeons, or open a can of worms! Still, here is my story - so take it or leave it. It ain't enamelling, but satisfaction and happiness for you and delight for the owner of the item. Here goes……

Many years ago, I was asked by my boss if I would repair an enamel badge - I said that I would have to view the object first and this I did. It was an R.A.C. member's badge and not just any old R.A.C. badge, it was one of the first six ever produced and therefore was the apple of the owner's eye.

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