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 Post subject: Unusual Cooks Cranks?
PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:18 pm 
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Just dug these out of the parts box, and thought I'd post a pic here. The anodising has started to wear away, but I've not seen any before with the reversed-out lettering which these have.


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 Post subject: cook
PostPosted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:32 pm 
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I've seen that kind of logo on a Cook Bros stem, but never on a crank. It's a shame there's so much fading.


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i've got some of these, sure someone told me they were called 'negative etch'...although they could be bullshitting me... :D

you have to squint to see the branding, then somemore... :shock:


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Hello :lol:
Nice little project I reckon...
Get them re anodised and I reckon you could redo the logos.
Former glory and all that :wink:
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thats defo a stock finish. One of the three old skool fonts. . . (small logo, negative and "regular") on the CBR/RSR era cranks (excluding CQP as a different brand),.
And the fourth is on the current "reissue" Bonz, as a kind of italic.
Leftfield cool, the negative- don't re-ano!! 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:45 pm 
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Same as one of the pairs I have.


People have questioned this, but I'm pretty certain that this 'negative' type, as used on the Cooks stem, was referred to (or at least nick-named) the 'Runes'.

For semi-obvious reasons...

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