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Offline Dtoominator

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Y88 bezel restore
« on: December 26, 2022, 06:51:35 PM »
Anyone have info on the gold Bezel? I want to restore it to original gold tint…It has faded over the years except under the black rings…Any info would be appreciated.

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Re: Y88 bezel restore
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2022, 06:53:31 PM »
Randy Combs is THE best!
https://www.transamdashbezels.com/
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Re: Y88 bezel restore
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2022, 10:30:08 PM »
Randy Combs restored my Y88 bezel.  Excellent work.  You won't be disappointed.

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Offline Wallington

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Re: Y88 bezel restore
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2022, 06:55:47 AM »
If simply faded, it has possibly protected the machine-turned finish and simply need stripping and recoating in very diluted clear yellow. Easier said than done, the colour is hard to get right without overdoing it and scrubbing the surface will effective ruin the finish. If you had a lighter panel in the correct 'gold' then it would also serve as a sample to match. RC will know if it can be saved, as is, if he is still doing any.