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Christensen Plating

#1 Post by DaveErickson » Mon Jun 20, 2022 11:30 pm

Is Christensen plating open currently? My calls are not getting answered or returned and Jose is three weeks late with a front overrider bar.

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Re: Christensen Plating

#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jun 21, 2022 12:55 am

I haven't heard that he closed.

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Re: Christensen Plating

#3 Post by Joris Koning » Tue Jun 21, 2022 3:52 am

He might be in Mexico. He travels there to visit family from time to time
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Re: Christensen Plating

#4 Post by DaveErickson » Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:44 am

Good to know. I will keep trying.

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Re: Christensen Plating

#5 Post by Dave Whittick » Mon Jun 27, 2022 3:39 pm

I'm waiting for parts as well. I just spoke with him on Friday and he told me that he's been sick for the past 3 weeks.

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Re: Christensen Plating

#6 Post by DaveErickson » Tue Jun 28, 2022 2:49 am

I called him this morning and he told me the same thing. He said my part was shipped Friday so I expect it in a couple days. He also said that he will probably be closing the business in a year due to California shutting down all the plating shops.

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Re: Christensen Plating

#7 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jun 28, 2022 12:42 pm

He was considering moving to Arizona. I refer to him as the "Tiffany's of Chrome". If he stays in business, parts can be mailed to him.

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Re: Christensen Plating

#8 Post by Jim Liberty » Tue Jun 28, 2022 4:46 pm

I have been using Sihilling Metal Polishing for decades. They are near perfect with everything they do. No, PERFECT !!! ..............Jim.
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Re: Christensen Plating

#9 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jun 28, 2022 6:03 pm

Good to know we have options, Jim. I've also used Supreme Plating in Inglewood, CA but I think CAL-EPA is tightening up on chrome plating. I haven't heard or read anything about cad-plating.

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Re: Christensen Plating

#10 Post by Jim Liberty » Tue Jun 28, 2022 6:53 pm

I've been plating with Galvanize, then lightly bead blasting to tale the sheen off. Holds up better than cad. Jim.
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Re: Christensen Plating

#11 Post by Martin Benade » Tue Jun 28, 2022 6:58 pm

Cad takes worse chemicals than chrome or zinc from what I’ve heard. I have a local guy that’s still able to do cad, but most platers wont do it anymore.
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Re: Christensen Plating

#12 Post by Jim Liberty » Tue Jun 28, 2022 7:26 pm

Thanks for jogging my feeble memory Martin. ZINC is what I meant to say. ..........Jim.
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Re: Christensen Plating

#13 Post by Herlin E. Woolery » Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:53 pm

When looking to Chrome my door frames I have found Pacific Polishing in Pomona, Calif., they did an outstanding job and also did welding at no charge, just good quality work and very knowledgeable on 356s.
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Re: Christensen Plating

#14 Post by Mike Wilson » Wed Jun 29, 2022 1:03 pm

Thanks for that info, Herlin. Always good to have options.

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Re: Christensen Plating

#15 Post by jay darlington » Wed Jun 29, 2022 10:08 pm

I've used Northwest Chrome in New Plymouth ID. several times with very good results.
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