Re: [CR] Repro Campy hoods - some colors last better?

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From: <GPVB1@cs.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 17:01:10 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR] Repro Campy hoods - some colors last better?
To: questor@cinci.rr.com
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


Never said they didn't fit the timeline, but you are supporting my point. There will be much less demand for re-pop black or white hoods. If we're talking world-logo, there never were any white ones, period....

Greg Parker A2 MI USA

In a message dated 6/20/02 4:53:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, questor@cinci.rr.com writes:


> Correct me if I am wrong but the white and black hoods were introduced with
> the Campy Cobalto and 50th Anniversary sets. Therefore, they fit in the
> designated timeline cutoff for the CR.
>
> Regards, Steve Neago
> Cincinnati, OH
>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <A HREF="mailto:GPVB1@cs.com">GPVB1@cs.com</A>
>> To: <A HREF="mailto:questor@cinci.rr.com">questor@cinci.rr.com</A>
>> Cc: <A HREF="mailto:classicrendezvous@bikelist.org">classicrendezvous@bikelist.org</A>
>> Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 4:49 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CR] Repro Campy hoods - some colors last better?
>>
>>
>> Steve:
>>
>> Good point. However, I would guesstimate that 90+ percent of the demand
>> would be for gum ones. Also, remember that the white and black ones were
>> probably never made in the older compounds, as they (the white and black
>> hoods) didn't exist back then.
>>
>> We would do them in a more modern compound (like the final-run Euro-Asia
>> shield-logo ones were molded in I presume?) that would hold up better than
>> the old natural gum rubber compound.
>>
>> So far, the concensus seems to be forming off-list that CR listmembers are
>> cheap and wouldn't buy enough of them put in your hat. I hope that's not
>> the case. Anyone willing to commit to any with a (refundable if the
>> project doesn't fly) cash deposit?
>>
>> Greg Parker
>> A2 MI USA
>>
>> Not an injection-molding Engineer, but I play one on TV....
>>
>> In a message dated 6/20/02 12:37:16 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>> questor@cinci.rr.com writes:
>>
>>
>> >>> Another fact not yet discussed is that some colors of Campy hoods seem
>>> to
>>> last better than others.
>>>
>>> White hoods seem to last longest, followed by Black hoods, and in a
>>> distant
>>> third, Gum hoods. The deterioration problem is caused by the rubber
>>> materials used at that time. Different colors used various chemical
>>> formulas to enable the hood colorations.
>>>
>>>
>> <snip>