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    Yeti Bling

    Here's some pic's of 3 new frames we just got in.
    303 DH number 47 of 100
    Trademe Stuff 007.jpg
    New 4x frame
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    ASR in pink
    Trademe Stuff 004.jpg

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    Oh man, that is so sweet, awesome. I want to try it on Platenkill!
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    The pink is very cool indeed

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    I had a close look at a 303 at the Yeti tent at the worlds on the w'end and I have to say the welding seemed really bad - I was quite surprised
    I think I might get a welder from Taiwan to make my bikes thanks

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    how come?

    Can you elaborate a bit more on what you saw and why you think the welds were bad? The Yeti Weld is a thick beed that is a bit thicker than what others are putting down. It almost looks like a stack of dimes when you see the a traditional yeti weld job.

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    they have gorgeous welds, why utter such heresy?

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    Teal is sooooo rad!!!!!!!! i need a 303.

    Yeti welds are the shisnit.... do you know how to TIG that nice????
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    Its TURQUOISE always has been always will be!

    NOT TEAL.

    calling it TEAL just insults the reason of why its turquoise!

    Sorry for ranting, but the story of why they are turquoise is cool if you know it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yetifan
    Its TURQUOISE always has been always will be!

    NOT TEAL.

    calling it TEAL just insults the reason of why its turquoise!

    Sorry for ranting, but the story of why they are turquoise is cool if you know it.

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    thought you'd never ask! Its at the top of the page, no need to read it all.

    http://www.yetifan.com/the_history_of_yeti.html

    NOTE- the Current Yeti guys also know this story, and kept the colour going.

    Andrew

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    I had a feeling controlled substances were involved in that color somehow! Great story, thanks for keeping the history going. I'm proud of my turquoise and yellow paint.
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    Quote Originally Posted by roy harley
    Can you elaborate a bit more on what you saw and why you think the welds were bad? The Yeti Weld is a thick beed that is a bit thicker than what others are putting down. It almost looks like a stack of dimes when you see the a traditional yeti weld job.
    the weld that runs down the middle of the top tube and around the oval gap was the most noticeable - it was definitely thick but the beads were uneven and even looked lumpy
    I can't weld for **** but I can tell when a weld is uneven and lumpy
    The AS-X on the stand next to it was sweet and I'm sure most Yetis have good welds but this one didn't and it surprised me - hence the comment

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    aesthetically it would not be in the same class as most of the welding done by Yeti. I can't say I have ever seen any uneven beads on a yeti frame. But that might be 40-50 Yetis I have been around and then maybe only 5-10 of those was I really looking that hard at the welds. I realy doubt it would cause any functional issues. It just sounds strange to see some Yeti welding like that on a 303?

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    I LOVE MY 303! THE WELDS ARE B-E-A-utiful!

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    I guess i will have to call it "Desert Turquoise" from now on. Good story. Thanks!
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