Custom Head badge ?????

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by WM. "Boo" Long, Feb 23, 2020.

  1. WM. "Boo" Long

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    I am wondering if any one knows how or where to get a custom head badge made ? I can get vinyl cut & that would work . But I've put alot of work into my Neptune build & would like to get a proper looking brass badge made . I really am hoping to cause confusion this summer weather this bike is really a 1922 ?

    Thanks , Boo
     
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    FOG Well-Known Member

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    You might try googling the CABE (Classic Antique Bicycle Exchange). There's guys there that are writing books about head badges. If you can get one made they'd know where.
     
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  4. WM. "Boo" Long

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    Thank you both very much , I'll check em out
     
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    curtisfox Well-Known Member

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    I did a google search and there was a couple others, may want to try custom head badges for bicycle......Curt
     
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    dogcatcher Active Member

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    Etch it using Ferric Chloride, find a piece of brass plate, K&S Engineering has racks in most hardware stores with sheet brass. Cut to shape with a jewelers saw, then etch it. Search Google for "using ferric chloride to etch brass"
     
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  7. WM. "Boo" Long

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    Thanks everyone ! Got em on the way !!!!! I used a guy on ebay , goes by Tajave , that I have had make custom engraved brass plaques in the past . Just contacted him , told him what I was looking for & supplied clip art from google for my design . Will be here in 10 days or less & only $8 ea shipped . Kinda have to work with the sizes & shapes he has on hand . But I think it will be just fine . Will post pics when they show up .
    ( ordered 2 just incase this bike gets lonely & needs a brother )
    Thanks , Boo
     
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