Grey Flash 2751

The history and restoration of a Vincent HRD Grey Flash

Herewith a selection of additional parts that were delivered to Vernon Moss yesterday for dull chromium plating.

All re-manufactured parts: mudguard stays courtesy of Bob Culver, the tachometer bracket and the turned-down exhaust nut. The nut would originally have been a standard one but we have replicated the one used by Peter Johnson when he raced the bike in Australia. A new one was deemed necessary and altered accordingly to take up play in the thread.
The Johnson/Prince nut.
Rear stays and front spring box “outers”. These are original parts but not plated and so not original to the bike.
The rear spring boxes appeared thus, once stripped of their paint. We are not sure why they are copper plated.

We look forward to hearing back from the platers in about six weeks time.

2 thoughts on “Parts taken for dull chromium plating

  1. Somer says:

    Probably were copper coated in prep for plating?

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    1. humphsmith says:

      Yeah. We weren’t expecting to find the raw copper though…

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