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Re: Medal Mounting @CFB TRENTON
« Reply #50 on: August 11, 2014, 19:59:03 »
Honestly i do see where you guys are coming from and i respect that.

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Re: Medal Mounting @CFB TRENTON
« Reply #51 on: August 11, 2014, 20:10:28 »
Fair 'nuff.

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Looking for Canadian Court Mounting business
« Reply #52 on: February 12, 2015, 09:38:06 »
Morning,

Not sure if this is the right forum.

I'm a retired CF member living overseas looking for a shop anywhere in Canada to add a newly acquired gong to an existing court mounted set.

I was talking to medalmounting.ca in Regina recently but they've gone silent. No real rush, but do need to get it added before next Remembrance Day.

Can anyone recommend a reliable shop or individual?

Cheers.

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Re: Looking for Canadian Court Mounting business
« Reply #53 on: February 12, 2015, 09:43:34 »
I'm a retired CF member living overseas looking for a shop anywhere in Canada to add a newly acquired gong to an existing court mounted set.

"Full-size Court Mounted Medals":
http://williamscully.ca/gallery2/v/Products/medal_mounting_canada/full-size_court_mounted_medals.jpg.html

« Last Edit: February 12, 2015, 10:19:30 by mariomike »

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #54 on: February 12, 2015, 13:31:30 »
We can help.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #55 on: February 18, 2015, 12:58:14 »
Thanks mariomike. Contacted them but they want me to find 10" of ribbon for one of my medals.

medalmounting.ca got back to me after a 2 week silence and I shipped them off a few days ago as they can do all of them without issue. Will let you know how they turn out.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #56 on: February 19, 2015, 06:45:10 »
Not quite sure what William Scully does anymore.  All I usually hear from or about them are the things they don't do.
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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #57 on: February 28, 2015, 15:05:09 »
Hi, I had my medals and miniatures expertly mounted in Scarborough, I'll root around for address, likely in Legion Magazine.  What's funny about this topic, last November I was in the local Ste-Anne-de-Belleview Legion, asking the elderly gents to assist with getting my new Legion uniform right for the big event in Ottawa.  It was frustrating until one old fellow told me: "It's a free country, wear that stuff any way you want"
Very refreshing, we need much more brevity in our time and place.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #58 on: February 28, 2015, 15:11:15 »
Hi, I had my medals and miniatures expertly mounted in Scarborough,

A guy at Jack Goodland near Scarborough General used to do it.

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Question about receiving a medal and mounting
« Reply #59 on: February 23, 2018, 10:46:08 »
So on Tuesday I am receiving a medal and I am not sure if I need to do anything in preparation to receive it. I feel like I have seen people having mounts pre-placed on their DEUs so the medals just get attached. Is this the norm? Or is it good to just walk up and have it placed on me, or just given to me and I have it mounted?

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #60 on: February 23, 2018, 10:56:22 »
If the medal is one that has a pre-mounted bar/pin, whoever is coordinating the medal presentation ceremony should provide you with a medal hanger that you put on your DEU that the presenting officer hangs the medal on.  A good idea is to check to make sure the part where the bar goes isn't squeezed so tight that the bar can't fit.  It's embarrassing for everyone when the presenting officer has to struggle to force it into place. 

There are a few medals that don't have that pre-mounted bar/pin and in those instances the medal is presented hand to hand, normally in the presentation box.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #61 on: February 26, 2018, 12:16:37 »
Hi, I had my medals and miniatures expertly mounted in Scarborough, I'll root around for address, likely in Legion Magazine.  What's funny about this topic, last November I was in the local Ste-Anne-de-Belleview Legion, asking the elderly gents to assist with getting my new Legion uniform right for the big event in Ottawa.  It was frustrating until one old fellow told me: "It's a free country, wear that stuff any way you want"
Very refreshing, we need much more brevity in our time and place.

Yes, it's a free country, but there is such a thing as protocol.  Check on the GG's website to find out how to wear medals properly on civilian clothes (which, despite an assertion to the contrary, is what the Legion "uniform" actually is):

http://www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=14980&lan=eng
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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #62 on: June 28, 2018, 21:14:51 »
I am on a posting in the USA.  I can look to GOOGLE to check who does medal mounting; however, I wish to poll people here:

Whom would you recommend for mounting of my medals?  I received a bar to my CD and wish my medals (and minatures) to be mounted.  Primary criterium is quality, tied with reliability.  Secondary is price. 


Thank you in advance.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #63 on: June 28, 2018, 21:23:23 »
I am on a posting in the USA.  I can look to GOOGLE to check who does medal mounting; however, I wish to poll people here:

Whom would you recommend for mounting of my medals?  I received a bar to my CD and wish my medals (and minatures) to be mounted.  Primary criterium is quality, tied with reliability.  Secondary is price. 


Thank you in advance.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #64 on: June 28, 2018, 21:27:09 »
Martel's in Angus, Ontario. Just outside Base Borden.
They did a great job on both our sets. Decent prices, prompt service and good quality work.
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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #65 on: June 28, 2018, 21:28:32 »
I had Joe Drouin https://www.joedrouin.com/items.php?l=en&nbTypeItemID=97&nbCatID=30 do my medals and I thought they did a great job.
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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #66 on: June 28, 2018, 21:42:02 »
Martel's in Angus, Ontario. Just outside Base Borden.
They did a great job on both our sets. Decent prices, prompt service and good quality work.
Gotta +1 this. After looking at their work, I actually paid out of my own pocket to have Rob and Jody remount my medals because they had been done so poorly via the contractor at supply.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #67 on: June 29, 2018, 01:06:58 »
Gotta +1 this. After looking at their work, I actually paid out of my own pocket to have Rob and Jody remount my medals because they had been done so poorly via the contractor at supply.

I forgot to mention,

I had our work done via internet and mail.
Provided very reliable and professional service.
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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #68 on: June 29, 2018, 06:37:33 »
I am on a posting in the USA.  I can look to GOOGLE to check who does medal mounting; however, I wish to poll people here:

Whom would you recommend for mounting of my medals?  I received a bar to my CD and wish my medals (and minatures) to be mounted.  Primary criterium is quality, tied with reliability.  Secondary is price. 


Thank you in advance.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #69 on: June 29, 2018, 14:00:54 »
Martel's in Angus, Ontario. Just outside Base Borden.
They did a great job on both our sets. Decent prices, prompt service and good quality work.

What's considered a decent price for getting and mounting minis?  The local place charged me $75 to get one added and court mounted (I have 4 total).
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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #70 on: June 29, 2018, 14:07:55 »
What's considered a decent price for getting and mounting minis?  The local place charged me $75 to get one added and court mounted (I have 4 total).

minis were $11 + HST and shipping
mini bars were $8 + HST and shipping
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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #71 on: June 29, 2018, 14:14:04 »
minis were $11 + HST and shipping
mini bars were $8 + HST and shipping

Well, I have been, how do you say, "hosed" then.   :'(
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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #72 on: June 29, 2018, 17:33:12 »
It's because you will get charged for the total number of medals you have each time you add one as they need to take it apart to add the new one.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #73 on: June 29, 2018, 18:23:06 »
The ribbon is also pretty expensive, especially for rare or foreign awards. You're also getting ripped off if you're being charged 11 bucks a medal and not getting new ribbon everytime. If your medals are put together properly,  it should be incredibly difficult to recover the ribbon.

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Re: Medal Mounting
« Reply #74 on: July 02, 2018, 13:39:14 »
Thank you all.

I've reached out to Martel's. 
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