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Old 02-19-15, 11:10 PM
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Replace Reynolds Sticker?

To replace or not to replace? That is the question.

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Old 02-19-15, 11:44 PM
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Originally Posted by IceNine View Post
To replace or not to replace? That is the question.

Currently on eBay for $13.89 plus $15.45 shipping from the UK.

Genuine Reynolds Bicycle Bike Sticker 531 Butted Frame Tube Decal | eBay

You can also find them from other sources on the web, for example: cyclomondo.net and velocals.com

For the past year or so, Reynolds has tried to prevent people from selling replica decals even though they are unwilling to sell any except some marked "Repaint" and that's only through "authorized" painters and frame builders. What a pack of tossers!

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actually, I read that Reynolds concluded a pact with Nick at Lloyds (one of the old hands at decal sales in the UK) to be the one and only legitimate source for all replacement decals.
So, he has a monopoly and he sets the price and determines quality...a tidy arrangement for Nick.
I think the other well-established suppliers (like Greg Softley and Velocals) are selling off old stock that they made before this deal was done, or there MAY be some eBay bootleggers selling contraband decals...heaven forbid!
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That's up to you, some people like the original condition, my ocd make me replace them.
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I'd replace that one, without qualms.

Love your user name, by the way.
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I would absolutely replace it.
- And then have my door kicked in by the Reynolds swat-team in the middle of the night!



Originally Posted by verktyg View Post
....What a pack of tossers!

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Old 02-20-15, 06:39 AM
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$8.95 from a trusted source.

Reynolds Winged 531 Decal - VeloCals
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Old 02-20-15, 07:21 AM
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I believe it is the "Butted Frame Tubes" decal. This is on my 1983 Trek 620.
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I'd replace it.

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Old 02-20-15, 02:24 PM
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depends on the bike, certainly.

a really old, beautifully patina'd bike with a brand new decal might look silly and possibly a bit dubious.
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