Chroming Service

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Nostromo
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Chroming Service

Unread post by Nostromo » Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:46 pm

Can anyone recommend a good decorative chroming service that:

a) they've actually used sometime this decade and
b) been positively ecstatic about the results?

those that have heard of a bloke who knew a guy whose sister had some chroming done in 1933 needn't respond :D

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Re: Chroming Service

Unread post by Zunspec » Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:36 am

1. S&T, located in Yate near Bristol.

2. Marque Restore, Nottingham

Cheers Geoff

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Re: Chroming Service

Unread post by Nostromo » Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:20 am

thanks

out of interest, what did you have chromed? How long ago?

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Re: Chroming Service

Unread post by Zunspec » Tue Jun 21, 2016 11:43 am

Hi,

When I restored my T500 Marque Restore did the silencers, Head light "ears", Head light shell, front & rear mudguards, fork lowers handle bar clamps. This was in 2008. They are still in business I believe and they did a good job. See photo (it's not that shiny these days, it's been ridden :lol: )
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S&T did the chroming on the restoration of my TS125 and Triumph 500 Speed twin, this was in 2010 and 2012.
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Both times the chroming was facilitated by Reality Motorworks in Bristol, but S&T/Marque Restore were the companies used
http://www.realitymotorworks.co.uk/

Chroming these days is not a cheap process, never was I suppose but it has got pretty expensive.

Cheers Geoff

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Re: Chroming Service

Unread post by Nostromo » Tue Jun 21, 2016 2:51 pm

excellent info - thanks.

I've contacted both for a quote on a couple of external fork springs to get an idea.

(I have quotes in from a couple of others)

nice looking bikes!

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Re: Chroming Service

Unread post by Nostromo » Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:54 pm

out of interest - anyone used http://www.rschrome.co.uk" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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