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#26 2018-03-21 2:18pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

It still means it's in excellent condition.
NOS before show mounted is just as good as NOS in the package to me... because I'm not hanging it on a shelf for looks, I'm going to use and build every part I get or sell them if I don't use them


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#27 2018-03-21 2:27pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

CHAMPION-26 wrote:

It still means it's in excellent condition.
NOS before show mounted is just as good as NOS in the package to me... because I'm not hanging it on a shelf for looks, I'm going to use and build every part I get or sell them if I don't use them

Then why not just say "In great/excellent/fantastic condition only mounted once"?

NEW old stock refers to a new product. If it has been used it is not new any more. It's just a stupid way of asking more money for something.

If I drove a car off of the car lot I lose money on it, even though it is practically new it isn't new any more.


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#28 2018-03-21 2:30pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

It means the seller is the head of a penis!


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#29 2018-03-21 2:46pm

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It Means... It Has Been Installed Only Once.................OR

Kinda Like Selling A Car, And Adding This To The Title.... Purchase New From The Dealer, Before Being Used. wink

LMAO...NOS, "One Owner"!


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#30 2018-03-21 2:49pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

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Eric DeCastro wrote:

I have a set of oval bar GT bars that I'm going to sell as "nos before the chrome started to peel off and rust kicked in, installed by the previous owner and I moved it to two or three different bikes"  for $950 buyer pays for fees and shipping.

Ya Could say "Only Mounted on SHOW BIKES-Never Ridden"!? hmm

Yup, "Show-Mounted", that's another one.


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#31 2018-03-21 4:18pm

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Indyjps wrote:

Love reading these threads. 
I personally dont want any NOS parts, cause Im gonna beat the hell out them - riding.  The few that Ive found get sold immediately, so Im not tempted to use them.

Carry on.

Exactly! I can care less about nos. Once I build it, either i will ride it or I will sell it to someone who will. Bikes are meant to be ridden! Or else why own it? It's like a hot rod. Why put 60 gs into it and then trailer it to shows. Friggen ridiculous!


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#32 2018-03-21 4:38pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

My favorite is "powdered by Chip @ C4" to justify a higher price. We're not talking about art pieces here. They make it sound like it was retouched by Picasso or something.


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#33 2018-03-21 4:40pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

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My favorite is "powdered by Chip @ C4" to justify a higher price. We're not talking about art pieces here. They make it sound like it was retouched by Picasso or something.

lollollol

Every time I read this I think to myself, man, you paid a lot more than you should have some powder coating....


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#34 2018-03-21 5:11pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

Isn't everything "NOS before install"?


Hutch Fun Facts: All main line Hutch's with digits only S/N (no letters or baseballs) on the rear drop outs were US made and had their dropouts stamped between late '83 and '86.  Obviously the frame manufacture would occur slightly after that, even if they just threw 'em in a bucket randomly.  There is an obvious date code in that the first 2 digits seem to be the month and the 3rd digit is pretty obviously the last digit of the year running from '83-'86.

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#35 2018-03-21 5:42pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

Show mounted I can understand but NOS before being mounted I laugh at everytime. Same thing with powdered by Chip at C4 labs.
Chip is a good dude, nothing against him at all. I have had nothing but great dealings with Chip. I just laugh when I read that in a description.
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#36 2018-03-21 5:47pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

Spintech wrote:

My favorite is "powdered by Chip @ C4" to justify a higher price. We're not talking about art pieces here. They make it sound like it was retouched by Picasso or something.

lollollol perfect


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#37 2018-03-21 5:51pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

Why do people want to spend the big money on nos when they can take a beat up part and turn into new for a fraction of the cost


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#38 2018-03-21 6:16pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

kalel92198 wrote:

Why do people want to spend the big money on nos when they can take a beat up part and turn into new for a fraction of the cost

It's a mental health condition


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#39 2018-03-21 6:25pm

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Kurt_Rad wrote:

kalel92198 wrote:

Why do people want to spend the big money on nos when they can take a beat up part and turn into new for a fraction of the cost

It's a mental health condition

I have to agree. I buy nos parts.


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#40 2018-03-21 6:25pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

Spintech wrote:

My favorite is "powdered by Chip @ C4" to justify a higher price. We're not talking about art pieces here. They make it sound like it was retouched by Picasso or something.

I've had a few things powdered that looked like total shit when I got them back.  When people say it was done by Chip at least they know it was done by pro that knows about bikes. My 2 pennies.


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#41 2018-03-21 6:51pm

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#42 2018-03-21 7:13pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

Eric DeCastro wrote:

isn't that just used?  I just saw something in the for Sale section that said hubs were NOS before installed.  I mean, everything I own was NEW before install.  makes no sense.

depends if it's show mount only finger tight. or did you ride bike after you mount parts? that stuff maters. but ya either way it sucks. once it's out the factory package mounted, I don't feel it's NOS. wink


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#43 2018-03-21 7:28pm

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This thread is getting more action than the swap meet section!!! yikes big_smile lol


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#44 2018-03-21 7:38pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

Iceman wrote:

Spintech wrote:

My favorite is "powdered by Chip @ C4" to justify a higher price. We're not talking about art pieces here. They make it sound like it was retouched by Picasso or something.

I've had a few things powdered that looked like total shit when I got them back.  When people say it was done by Chip at least they know it was done by pro that knows about bikes. My 2 pennies.

yup kind like you can go to Earl Scheib they will paint it  for cheap. but you will not be getting a Sema car show wining paint job. lol


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#45 2018-03-21 7:57pm

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#46 2018-03-21 8:03pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

Very true, but I’m pretty sure chip at C4 labs isn’t the only person in the country no knows what he’s doing. There’s some real quality powder coating shops in Sacramento that know they’re doing, gaurantee their work, and charge a lot less than C4 does.


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#47 2018-03-21 8:16pm

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Vert Ripper wrote:

Very true, but I’m pretty sure chip at C4 labs isn’t the only person in the country no knows what he’s doing. There’s some real quality powder coating shops in Sacramento that know they’re doing, gaurantee their work, and charge a lot less than C4 does.

Sure, but the community may not know them. It really does mean something whether you believe it or not. A lot of folks like to refinish stuff, and him doing it means a lot to the new buyer.  I don't care either way because it doesn't interest me whatsoever.


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#48 2018-03-21 8:19pm

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Iceman wrote:

Vert Ripper wrote:

Very true, but I’m pretty sure chip at C4 labs isn’t the only person in the country no knows what he’s doing. There’s some real quality powder coating shops in Sacramento that know they’re doing, gaurantee their work, and charge a lot less than C4 does.

Sure, but the community may not know them. It really does mean something whether you believe it or not. A lot of folks like to refinish stuff, and him doing it means a lot to the new buyer.  I don't care either way because it doesn't interest me whatsoever.

Yeah and I’m not bashing him by any means. He does good work. I just think it’s hilarious when I see “powder coated by Chip at C4 Labs”. It’s just one of those things that people do on this site that I get a good laugh at.


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#49 2018-03-21 8:40pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

FRESSTYLE FREEK wrote:

Iceman wrote:

Spintech wrote:

My favorite is "powdered by Chip @ C4" to justify a higher price. We're not talking about art pieces here. They make it sound like it was retouched by Picasso or something.

I've had a few things powdered that looked like total shit when I got them back.  When people say it was done by Chip at least they know it was done by pro that knows about bikes. My 2 pennies.

yup kind like you can go to Earl Scheib they will paint it  for cheap. but you will not be getting a Sema car show wining paint job. lol

Freek-U WROTE This? hmm Almost NORMAL! yikes lol tongue

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#50 2018-03-21 9:03pm

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Re: what is "NOS before install?"

Doesn't mean "USED", used means ridden, but by the same token, no longer NOS per se.


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