----- Original Message ----- From: R Bulis <RichardBulis@msn.com>
> I'm sure we've all seen Campagnolo Rally cages married to Nuovo Record
> bodies. (there is one right now on ebay - # 3694970531 - with the hex bolts
> from the later Rally #5011/06 married to a NR body). But a more intriguing
> one, ebay #3695150187 showed up, being the older Rally #3450 with a NR
> outer plate. This one uses the original Rally upper body which had the frame
> mounting bolt offset. Now I know that it is possible to remove the pins,
> and re-rivet with a NR outer body plate, but what a load of work, even if
> one possessed a crashed out NR derailleur (with an unscathed outer plate).
> Or is possible this one was mistakenly assembled at the factory (like the
> upside down plane in the postage stamp) or did Campy actually release this
> between catalogs #17 & 18?
This is the third one of these I've seen on eBay in less than a month! The other two were in California (I think) and this one is in Canada.
It would be possible (and quite easy) to build one of these from the parts in a Campy spares cabinet. That is, I suspect, what is happening now.
Blue Ball, Ohio