Re: [CR]Velox cloth tape names


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Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 23:20:07 -0500
To: fred_rednor@yahoo.com, Aldo Ross <swampmtn@siscom.net>, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: "Sheldon Brown" <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Velox cloth tape names


At 11:47 AM -0800 2/7/02, Fred Rafael Rednor wrote:
> > What's the difference between Guidoplast,
> > Tressoplast, Tressostar, Tressorex, (others?)?
>Aldo,
> Are they all really made by Velox? I've never checked
>the box to see who actually manufactured the products. But
>I have noticed differences between the various types. I'll
>have to go into my basement/dungeon/museum tonight for the
>details but I can tell you now that there are differences
>in thickness, width, flexibility and weave (however slight).
> Best regards,
> Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia

I was just discussing this with Mel "Joe" Pinto the other day, and he mentioned something about some having better edge finishing, and, I believe he said that TressoSTAR is 20 cm longer on the roll. Sorry, I don't have any more detail on that. He did say that yellow will be coming back into stock in some form or another, but wasn't sure when.

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