nickel plating in Brisbane

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nickel plating in Brisbane

Postby adem33 » Wed May 22, 2013 4:58 pm

Does anyone have any suggestions for nickel plating in Brisbane ? Im needing to do some bars, stem, seat post and maybe chainring and cranks. What should I be expecting to pay ?
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by BNA » Wed May 22, 2013 6:52 pm

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Re: nickel plating in Brisbane

Postby dayne » Wed May 22, 2013 6:52 pm

Qld name plates is the best in the business, say $50-60 stem and about the same for bars.
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Re: nickel plating in Brisbane

Postby rogerrabbit » Wed May 22, 2013 8:35 pm

I rang them yesterday about chroming some bars and was told $100 to $200 as a ballpark.
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Re: nickel plating in Brisbane

Postby dayne » Wed May 22, 2013 8:51 pm

Wow that's more than I had thought,
My steel cinelli stem was $66
But it was better than new,
But with the prices of steel gear these days it is still worth it.
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Re: nickel plating in Brisbane

Postby Ditch35 » Wed May 22, 2013 9:05 pm

l can highly recommend Tony at Pacific Plating at Eagle Farm. l have never had a problem with any of his work, he does a lot of high end resto work and the BMX guys have been using him for years. Also cheap chrome plating is a thing of the past with all the rules and regulations they have to comply with these days has put the price up.
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Re: nickel plating in Brisbane

Postby morini » Thu May 23, 2013 7:57 am

You could try the plating mob in Toowoomba. I've never used them before but I'm sure they'd be a fair bit cheaper.
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Re: nickel plating in Brisbane

Postby adem33 » Tue May 28, 2013 2:36 am

thanks guys for the suggestions! I will make some phone calls.
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