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    Front surface mirror replacement source

    Hello,

    a while ago I passed by some information somewhere (here or elsewhere) about someone actually resilvering mirrors in the UK, and doing a good job of it.

    I know of the Polaroid scavenging, but this sounded perfect ... but I can't find the information anymore.

    Does it sound familiar to anyone here?
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    I don't know about someone in the UK but I used marty1107 on ebay to get a replacement mirror for my Flexaret. I don't know if he re-silvers mirrors or just cuts down stock but he was able to supply me with a mirror to my specifications and it is bright and clear (and ridiculously inexpensive - $6.00 USD or close to it)

    http://www.ebay.com/usr/marty1107?_t...p2047675.l2559

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    Scientific Mirrors/Vacuum Coatings Ltd in London make my front surface mirrors, and I can highly recommend them.

    Ian

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    I think it may have been you, Ian, who mentioned something earlier - thanks!

    I'll have a look at VCSM. I am thinking that I might be trying to get a better mirror for a Rollei TLR sometime in the future.

    The Marty fellow also looks promising.
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    The guy in the US will be having a few mirrors coated at the same time which is very much cheaper than a one-off,. The UK company uses Aluminium which will last far longer than the old silvered mirrors.

    Ian

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    I don't know what Marty's shipping to the UK is but rollie mirrors run $7.25 USD from him

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    Quote Originally Posted by OptiKen View Post
    I don't know what Marty's shipping to the UK
    International shipping to Europe runs at about $10.25.

    You'll find Marty is very good with his communications and will even cut one to a special size if required.



 

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