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Old 06-06-2010, 01:18 AM
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Default Re: Re-introducing myself

Originally Posted by bairdco View Post
welcome back, and nice ta meet ya.

so, how much do custom badges cost?
Well they run about 33 bucks shipped.

Which works out to 10 to draw you something up.
20 bucks to etch it
and about 3 bucks to ship it.

If you do your own art work...take 10 off

I tried to do this on a budget based plan so anyone that wanted one could afford it. Most others I seen started at 75 or so and way up and they are probably worth that. I tried to recreate them as they were minus the big hydraulic press they were stamped out of. But a lot of the older bikes pre war the badges were usually trashed so I try to recreate them as best I can.
Heres a Western Flyer badge I did for a friend that the edges were worn off of. Not exactly perfect but close...but theres a lot of things that be reproduced or first time. It just seemed like something that needed to be done at a more cost friendly price for everyone.
But right now they are done mainly in brass but can also be done in copper...and I hope to be doing small plating in a zinc for the mild chrome look....but thats still up in the air.
But its about a 4 to 6 hour process.
hope this help answer your question....and nice to meet you also.
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