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Offline 1937 LaSalle coupe

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Chrome plating companies in Ohio
« on: April 15, 2011, 10:53:39 AM »
Hello everyone. I'm looking for a chrome plating company in Ohio. Does anybody have referrals to a business who does a good job? Reasonal prices delivery times are of my concern. Any suggestions or comments on out-of-state platers will be greatly appreciated... John Lehman... CLC# 26365....

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Re: Chrome plating companies in Ohio
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2011, 11:44:17 AM »
Hello John,

In the state of Ohio the authority on good shops is Fred Zwicker. You can find his contact information in the Cadillac LaSalle Club Directory.


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Re: Chrome plating companies in Ohio
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2011, 11:45:23 AM »
John,

I live in NE Ohio and use Paul's Chrome in the Cranberry area of PA -
They are the best on pot metal that I have found, but not cheap.

Paul's Chrome
90 Pattison St.
Evans City, PA 16033
800-245-8679

I was at Paul's yesterday and they are running about 8-12 weeks.  Keystone is probably a little longer.  At this time of year, they get a "rush".



For bumpers (not pot metal) several of my friends recommend Keystone Plating.

Keystone Plating
PO Box 7667
Akron, OH  44306
216-398-7788  (They will usually quote on bumpers by phone if you describe accurately)

Fred
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Re: Chrome plating companies in Ohio
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2011, 03:50:31 PM »
I will second Fred's recommendation on Paul's Chrome.

I've used them in the past and the quality of the work is excellent.  Not cheap,
but no good plater is.

They're about 15 minutes from my house.

Mike
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Re: Chrome plating companies in Ohio
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2011, 06:02:03 PM »
I can recommend Jon Wright at Custom Chrome Plating in Grafton, OH.  He's pleasant to work with.  http://www.customchromeplating.com/  He has done plating for cars exhibited at Pebble Beach.

Gene Menne
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