Re: [CR]Mafac Competitions vs. Racers

Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 22:31:28 -0400
From: Joe Bender-Zanoni <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Mafac Competitions vs. Racers
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Ooh ooh. I have the 2000 with the ball end straddle wires. To add, the Tigers from 1963 have a tab end. If you would like a picture of the Tigers I bought for $10 at T-Town (I gotta crow!) just ask.

Joe Bender-Zanoni
Great Notch, NJ

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Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 10:02 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Mafac Competitions vs. Racers

> In a message dated 9/30/03 4:58:40 PM, writes:
> >The Competition came in a gold anodized version that had wheel guides.I've
> >never seen the wheel guides on the silver Competitions or on the Racers.
> >Also never seen gold Racers. Except for the straddle cables, the silver
> >Competitions were very similar to Racers.
> >
> Let's complicate things further. There are 2 different versions of the
> Competition (and the 2000)-one using the straddle cable with a tab to grab it and
> one with ball end straddle cables. If you think the cables with a tab are hard
> to find try the ball end. And then there's the silver and gold thing.
> Phil Brown
> I got mine in San Rafael, Calif.