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PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:36 pm 
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I have a very nice Syncros post from around 1994. It is virtually scratch free and still looks the works. It's just that the decals are a little worn. Is there a way to restore those? Were they painted on, or are the a kind of decal?


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the surface is machined like a thomson post. definately not a decal.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:52 pm 
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Are you sure? It looks more like it's painted on. I have several Thomson posts on other bikes and the Thomson logo is not as white as the Syncros logo. Maybe a combination of machining and painting?


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its not a standard decal, it wouldnt adhere to the uneven machined surface. thomson is spark eroded of some kind.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:03 am 
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Didn't the early ones have white vinyl stickers, like the stems have, running vertical down the back?


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Aren't the Thompson ones laser etched into the annodising?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 10:24 am 
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Mark_h4dng wrote:
Didn't the early ones have white vinyl stickers, like the stems have, running vertical down the back?


the real early 1s yeh.
B3, the logo is spark eroded.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:54 pm 
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So, is it painted on then? Maybe with a magnifying glass and a very fine pencil? :?


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imagine a wet paint style decal. applied wet it conforms to the uneven surface.
hell dont stress it over a decal, everyone will know its a syncros post :)


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