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All I know is the Caswell treatment. 3 or 4 coats and then spot lacquer. It won't look the same though, as that appears to be a brushed type finish. I know of no way to fill and plate. Maybe someone else has better ideas.
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Here's a technique I use for gouges and deep scratches.

1. Clean and prep the area for soldering
2. flux and solder filling the area proud with 95-5 or 96-4 lead free solder.
3. cool and remove flux. (clean and dry)
4. file until almost level
5. finish shaping with fine sandpaper on leveling blocks.
6. lightly buff the area to a shine
7. re-plate with a brush plater and polish
8. repeat step seven at least 10 to 15 times to get sufficient build up of silver
(the more applications the better so don't be in a rush)

note; this works on brass horns too. Just use a brass brush plater.

Let us know how you make out!
 

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tbone said:
7. re-plate with a brush plater and polish
8. repeat step seven at least 10 to 15 times to get sufficient build up of silver
(the more applications the better so don't be in a rush)
Are you referring to the wipe on silver plating solution in the original poster's link or to the Caswell kit that uses an electrical current with a brush?
 

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jbtsax said:
Are you referring to the wipe on silver plating solution in the original poster's link or to the Caswell kit that uses an electrical current with a brush?
I use the electrical brush plating kit from Caswell. It's around $35.00 US if memory is correct.
 
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