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PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

#1 2021-05-02 1:03pm

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PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

I bought these two plates from 2 different "well respected" members on here. You can plainly tell there's a difference. I need an unbiased viewpoint. So my brothers... what's up with these 2 plates. I cannot put one out for sale to find out afterwards that it's fake in doing so tarnishing my rep. Your knowledge and time is greatly appreciated. Are both real?https://s3.amazonaws.com/uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/264015/img-5461608f05890e.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/264015/img-5463608f059a62.jpg


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#2 2021-05-02 1:06pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Bottom one looks wrong to me but I'm not expert. I do believe all Haro's plates had the his name on them.


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#3 2021-05-02 1:09pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Thank you for that input... that is what I thought. Just trying to make sure before I complain to the seller.


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#4 2021-05-02 1:16pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

https://s3.amazonaws.com/uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/272789/type2608f0885e2.png
real-deal type2=velcro

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#5 2021-05-02 1:20pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Both look legit, but different!


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#6 2021-05-02 1:22pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Thanks cog-hat. I appreciate your time and help.


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#7 2021-05-02 1:22pm

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BGrand82 wrote:

Thanks cog-hat. I appreciate your time and help.

right on

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#8 2021-05-02 1:26pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Cant really call the 2nd one a fake as it says Haro nowhere on it. Now, if it was advertised as Haro, that's where the problem lies. Otherwise, it's a plate that simply says type 2


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#9 2021-05-02 1:27pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Based on my recollection (fwiw), the bottom plate was a no-name brand made contemporaneously to the Haro plate from a 'Team Cycle' type brand marketed to hardware stores, etc.

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#10 2021-05-02 1:39pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Billy is the Bob Haro raised on the back of the one plate? Or smooth?


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#11 2021-05-02 1:52pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Bottom looks fake to me all Type 2 plates I have ever owned had the velcro straps the bottom one may have been made by Acme and old but to me not by Haro. Top I say is legit bottom not so much.  IMO


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#12 2021-05-02 2:04pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Thank you all so much. Your time and shared knowledge means so much to me on BMX journey.


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#13 2021-05-02 2:13pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

CVila wrote:

Based on my recollection (fwiw), the bottom plate was a no-name brand made contemporaneously to the Haro plate from a 'Team Cycle' type brand marketed to hardware stores, etc.

Here's one of those knock offs in package that sold here awhile ago.
https://bmxmuseum.com/forsale/329427


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#14 2021-05-02 6:30pm

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Re: PLEASE HELP.... Is one of these a fake? Are they both real?

Thank you every one for your help.


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