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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:54 pm 
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Fecking funny, but I dunno how you had the patience!! :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:58 pm 
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if its nos when i bought it and i want to move it on i will say, ex nos, and detail what use its had since as i think these parts need differentiating from 25 year old used parts even if in excellent condition, nice to know that ritchey seat has only had 30mins of bottom on it for instance, not one in similar excellent cond thats had lots of sweaty bums on it . bit of an
idiom but i dont know how else to describe it.


I do...

'USED'

...'Ex NOS' is just extracting the urine! :roll:


ok cheers mate


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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:02 pm 
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I wouldn't pay a premium for something that is nos without knowing the condition of it too. I had a nos Turbo Lycra saddle but the glue had dried up over the years so the lycra covering was loose, meaning some work was required to get it looking mint.


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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:12 pm 
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Which one is NOS?

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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:15 pm 
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I'm guessing the freewheel


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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:16 pm 
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crud wrote:
We_are_Stevo wrote:
crud wrote:
if its nos when i bought it and i want to move it on i will say, ex nos, and detail what use its had since as i think these parts need differentiating from 25 year old used parts even if in excellent condition, nice to know that ritchey seat has only had 30mins of bottom on it for instance, not one in similar excellent cond thats had lots of sweaty bums on it . bit of an
idiom but i dont know how else to describe it.


I do...

'USED'

...'Ex NOS' is just extracting the urine! :roll:


ok cheers mate


Well, what do you expect?

An honest description and a decent photo' then let any potential buyer make up their own mind; otherwise you may as well get yourself a job as an (Ahem!) Estate Agent... :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:20 pm 
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Stevo (Ahem!) I am sure you are not insinuating i am dishonest

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if its nos when i bought it and i want to move it on i will say, ex nos, and detail what use its had since


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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:25 pm 
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crud wrote:
Stevo (Ahem!) I am sure you are not insinuating i am dishonest

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if its nos when i bought it and i want to move it on i will say, ex nos, and detail what use its had since


Not at all, it was a generalisation...

...but there's still no such thing as 'Ex NOS...'

Unless you want to change change your User Name to 'Del Boy?' :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:25 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: when is nos not nos?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:37 pm 
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The clue was in the :lol: ...


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