Re: [CR]Re: Nitto question

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Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 17:59:50 -0400
From: "David G. White" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Nitto question
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I've got a Nitto Pearl stem (very beautiful!) I bought in 1974 -1975. It looks quite similar to the Technomic in overall design, but with a finish more similar to the Technomic Deluxe satin finish. I don't know when the Technomic/Technomic Deluxe models appeared.


David G. White Burlington, VT ------ __o ----_`\<,_ ---(_)/ (_) * * * * * * * * It's time to cure diabetes! Support me in the 2005 Vermont Tour de Cure Click this link: wrote:
>Tom Ward asked about Nitto stems:
>"....... they have been of casual interest to me on a "keeper of the flame"
>level--i.e. they are a relatively cool item that is still being manufactured. I
>have two questions about the Technomic in particular. Does anyone know when
>(to the year) it appeared, and has the logo (model name) always had the same
>appearance? In other words, are the ones you can buy now essentially the same as
>they ever were? A well-known purveyor of parts has it that it's been around
>"for decades", but that's not very specific. Three decades? Or only two?....."
>There is a Nitto (not a Technomic) on my 1977 Fuji Newest and it is original
>(Nitto bar as well).




>Chuck Brooks

>Malta, NY