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Old 10-17-2013
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OK, Although I don't have one I am told (and have seen photos) that the repro fender badges are not at all accurate.'Looky likeys is a better description. That sort of Korean crap pisses me off. It's as easy to make a true copy as a bad copy.

So, I have engaged a UK specialist to make exact copies to the last detail. I have sent them pics (thanks to Jan Iggbom aka ' Harrington Joda' of the real thing and they ate it for breakfast. All I need from one of YOU is an original to copy. I will pay all shipping and insurance to and from. Also I will give you 2 pairs free as a thank you.

I hope someone out there can assist. results in 4 weeks.

Oliver

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Old 10-17-2013
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Oliver,

While i cant help with the supply of an original.. I commend you on your efforts to do them right.. you are right on why people cheap out during production on things like badges and make them incorrectly when its very little difference to do them right.

The sunbeam community is often blighted by "close enough"
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Old 10-19-2013
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Oliver,

I have I sent you a PM. I have an original badge for the task mentioned below I will send you. Yes, the repo is different. The Harrington/England lettering and raised outline is smaller as well as the yellow color is lighter.

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Old 10-21-2013
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Thanks Jerry - PM sent back to you

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Old 10-23-2013
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Put me on the list for a pair. I only have repros...
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Old 10-23-2013
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I will buy a pair as well-thanks for doing this! Eric
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Old 10-24-2013
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Default Hood badge? IM IN..had mine stolen

Some kids with a knife pried it off the front and scratched the paint...Lucky i never caught them.

Anyway i would be interested in one too..I have a repro and i cant tell how original its supposed to look but i kinda felt it is just not right....let us all know when they get completed!

And great for you to take on the task Limey

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Chaz

Just saw that you said FENDER badge...:>(
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Chaz,

i think you might be thinking the wrong badge... are you referring to the SI/II bonnet badge?

These guys are looking into repro'ing the Harrington badges that go just in front of the leading edge of the door on the front guard, the the "ROOTES GROUP SUNBEAM" bonnet badge.
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Hi all,

I plan to make 50 pairs so enough for everybody. I'll be stuck with the surplus but they will be used up eventually I'm sure.

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Old 10-24-2013
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Sign me up for a pair please, HLM resto is underway.
Thanx.
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