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WTB. Cobalto gem

Old 01-26-18, 12:48 PM
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WTB. Cobalto gem

Looking for the little blue gem that likes to fall off of Campagnolo Cobalto brake calipers. I really want an original gem, not a reproduction as they never look quite right when paired with originals.

Willing to pay or trade.

Thanks!
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Old 01-26-18, 07:41 PM
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$10 on ebay NOS-Campagnolo-replacement-cobalt-blue-gems-1-pair-Cobalto-Campy

If you buy, let us know how the turn out. I need them too.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-Campagn...53.m1438.l2649

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Old 01-27-18, 05:55 PM
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I think it was @jimmuller who found some very acceptable substitutes for these.

What came in the post for you today?

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Old 01-27-18, 06:16 PM
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A lovely substitute but not the original dome. I found some blue Swarovski crystals from a jewelry parts supplier, faceted, flat back, 8.6mm diameter. I was hoping to find 10mm. Cost about $3.50 for a packet of six!

From today's ride:


They sparkle and flash and not a single soul stopped me to compliment my brakes.
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Old 01-28-18, 06:05 AM
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I found my source, in case anyone is interested. Actually I found it whether anyone is interested or not.

Swarovski 40ss Cobalt Shimmer 2088 Xirius Rose Flat-Back Crystals, No Hotfix
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I bought some recently from this eBay seller.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/sis.html?_n...72.m2749.l2658
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Originally Posted by icepick_trotsky View Post
I bought some recently from this eBay seller.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/sis.html?_n...72.m2749.l2658
These are the best copies I’ve seen as the jewel extends out to edge like the originals. Nice profile as well.
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Originally Posted by jimmuller View Post

They sparkle and flash and not a single soul stopped me to compliment my brakes.
They are too busy admiring your choice of tires. Nice tires!
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