HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: Wanna Bee On: Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:40 pm

g13nw00d-man wrote:I already paid them like $450 last year....


This is why I try to use local business.

I'd consider the four hundred fiddy a lesson learned. Trying to find/replace the parts they have will cost more than that. Could even cost you the stove.

I was having the same issue with my plating shop. Lots of missed dates and broken promises. I had got to the end of my rope and was willing to eat a $500 down payment just to get my parts back. My story ends well however... The day that I was going to stop in for a "friendly" visit, my parts were returned to me completed.

Go get your parts
Wanna Bee
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Grander Stove Co.
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Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: nortcan On: Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:50 pm

I would go there and ask for the parts. Take a chance asking some refund,nothing to loose in asking, just say that they admited the parts need new job but you should re-assemble the stove ASASP cause...............................you sold it ;) , just use the same speach they did use with you...
These parts are so important cause they are integral part of the antique stove: when I sent the parts for the Golden Bride and for the Sunnyside to be plated, I didn't even take a chance with a transporter, so easy to get parts losted for ever so I drove to Black Lake, about 2 Hrs to get there. That way you can personnaly meet the Boss and see how he ""talks"", I did ask him to show me some nickeled parts they did on antique stoves... When parts are done, you have the pleasure to discover parts just like when new, remember, a new nickel job is a shinny job, parts should look clear like chrome but having a light yellow hue. If not shinning like the Stanly Cup, parts have only been polished ...and you loose the Cup and $$$$
Then you drive back with ALL the parts in your car. Even when transporters offer a guarantee if parts are losted, better to make the trip yourself.
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Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: Wiz On: Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:08 pm

after reading so many complaints of parts NEVER being return, I would call tomorrow and tell them send them back with next day delivery.. allot of people never go their items back.
Wiz
 
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Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: nortcan On: Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:21 pm

But even if it can happen 1 time on 1000 + times that parcels are losted, it arrives sometimes. Here at the office it arrived a couple times from recognised transporters :mad: . But the losted parts were regular and available parts but nobody could tell us what did happen to the losted boxes...
But if they were the Sunnyside 1874 parts that were losted, someone can tell me what to do then ?
Maybe radical but no chance to take with antique and unique parts...
nortcan
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Stuart,Peterson/ Grander
Stove/Furnace Model: Sunnyside/ Golden Bride

Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: michaelanthony On: Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:25 pm

nortcan wrote:But even if it can happen 1 time on 1000 + times that parcels are losted, it arrives sometimes. Here at the office it arrived a couple times from recognised transporters :mad: . But the losted parts were regular and available parts but nobody could tell us what did happen to the losted boxes...
But if they were the Sunnyside 1874 parts that were losted, someone can tell me what to do then ?
Maybe radical but no chance to take with antique and unique parts...


Damn good point..sounds like a job for SUPER REAL-A-TOR!! doug, doug? you out there? Lets get these parts pronto!
michaelanthony
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Vigilant 2310, gold marc box, vogelzang pot belly coat rack
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Other Heating: Very cold FHA oil furnace

Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: dcrane On: Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:34 pm

michaelanthony wrote:
nortcan wrote:But even if it can happen 1 time on 1000 + times that parcels are losted, it arrives sometimes. Here at the office it arrived a couple times from recognised transporters :mad: . But the losted parts were regular and available parts but nobody could tell us what did happen to the losted boxes...
But if they were the Sunnyside 1874 parts that were losted, someone can tell me what to do then ?
Maybe radical but no chance to take with antique and unique parts...


Damn good point..sounds like a job for SUPER REAL-A-TOR!! doug, doug? you out there? Lets get these parts pronto!


I don't mind swinging in their, but id need some info to go on... :cry:
dcrane
 
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Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: freetown fred On: Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:09 pm

Nice offer dc:)
freetown fred
 
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Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: dcrane On: Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:59 am

upon review of Nu Chrome... its 100% clear the company will go under (I don't even believe they have a facility to do plating currently, if they do it will surly be seized soon), they currently owe Taunton 2 mil in back taxes (which is why there facility in Taunton was foreclosed on and seized. To access this building now requires going to the town admin. and being accompanied by a fireman because the EPA has started their testing and investigation of the sight (lets hope nu chrome got all the stuff out beforehand and did not simply leave boxes of customers stuff in their). This is a matter of time folks... this 20 man operation would have difficulty withstanding a town... they have ZERO hope of withstanding the feds or EPA!!!

The owner is fully aware of whats going on (lets not be fools here), he has had time to try to stash what he can... im not sure why he would spend $1.00 shipping things back to customers when its clear that will be $1.00 less he will end up with? I hope im wrong about this!!! does anyone else have another "take" on it (Maybe Nu Chrome has everyones parts and they don't mind paying out the labor and money to ship everything back to people BUT in all honesty folks...why would they???)

Info I found to call Nu Chrome
32 Industrial Ct, Seekonk, MA
(508) 557-1418
Don's cell 508 789 7545
Marks cell 774 473 0081

Read...http://www.heraldnews.com/news/x1843774 ... -Nu-Chrome

http://www.bbb.org/boston/business-revi ... -ma-63176/

http://www.law360.com/articles/232771/u ... aste-order
dcrane
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Crane 404

Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: nortcan On: Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:54 pm

good infos Doug. That will be a big challenge to get the parts back to the OWNER.
Thanks, the planet is with you.
nortcan
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Stuart,Peterson/ Grander
Stove/Furnace Model: Sunnyside/ Golden Bride

Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: SMITTY On: Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:26 am

Another MA business bites the dust. Surprise, surprise ... :roll:
SMITTY
 
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Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: freetown fred On: Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:28 am

Hey gm, ya got the FORUM riled up on this one--ya gonna keep us updated?????????????????????
freetown fred
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: HITZER 50-93
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Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: stovepipemike On: Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:14 am

Possession is the only thing that would matter to me at this pivotal point. Get off it now and get what belongs to you now and monday morning quarterback it later. Mike
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Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: SMITTY On: Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:16 am

Hear Hear! :yes:
SMITTY
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Patriot Coal - custom built by Jim Dorsey
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Mark III (not currently in use)
Coal Size/Type: Rice / Blaschak anthracite
Other Heating: Oil fired Burnham boiler

Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: freetown fred On: Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:17 am

Been 10 days+ I suspect he got screwed--hopefully not--BUT --no news is not necessarily good news
freetown fred
 
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Re: HELP!!! Trouble with NU-Chrome

PostBy: g13nw00d-man On: Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:19 pm

I spoke with them a couple of days ago. I spoke with oh what's his face, Mike I think. We talked for like 30 min, mostly him "explaining" to me (the uneducated) the chemical process of electro...bla bla bla. Long story short he said most of my parts don't look that bad, but a couple of them he said should never have left the shop that way. I told him NONE OF MY PARTS LOOKED THE WAY I EXPECTED (IE NONE OF THEM LOOKED LIKE ANY OF THE PICTURES MY "FRIENDS " ON THE FORUM POSTED IN REGARDS TO WHAT NEWLY DIPPED PARTS SHOULD LOOK) He said he would re dip the 4 parts that had rust on them still but maybe I should lower my expectations. I told him I would give him a chance to make it right. However I think I might call him first thing Monday and if he has not done them yet tell him to send them back ASAP..
g13nw00d-man
 
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