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Old 09-13-2018, 03:49 PM
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Hello folks, I saw a couple of people asking about the weight of this unit. The whole assembly (fork, tube, tire, hub) weighs in at 3 lbs, 10 oz.

For reference, I threw a standard Van's fork and one of their tires on the scale and came up actually about an ounce heavier than the Condor2 (Van's stuff weighs in at 3 lbs. 11 oz).

Many of you have lighter wheels than the standard (like our Lightweight or Deluxe tires), so your individual weight may differ somewhat from that.

For what it's worth, you can find and order this product at http://www.flyboyaccessories.com/product-p/1152.htm.

As of today (13 September, 2018), I have somewhat limited stock of the hub pieces, which should be rectified in something like 2-3 weeks. If we run out, you can still order and we will fill those orders as soon as we get them back in hand.
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Old 09-17-2018, 09:59 AM
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Hello folks, I saw a couple of people asking about the weight of this unit. The whole assembly (fork, tube, tire, hub) weighs in at 3 lbs, 10 oz.

For reference, I threw a standard Van's fork and one of their tires on the scale and came up actually about an ounce heavier than the Condor2 (Van's stuff weighs in at 3 lbs. 11 oz).

Many of you have lighter wheels than the standard (like our Lightweight or Deluxe tires), so your individual weight may differ somewhat from that.

For what it's worth, you can find and order this product at http://www.flyboyaccessories.com/product-p/1152.htm.

As of today (13 September, 2018), I have somewhat limited stock of the hub pieces, which should be rectified in something like 2-3 weeks. If we run out, you can still order and we will fill those orders as soon as we get them back in hand.
Blake, I'm thinking of ordering one, but I'd like it without any powder coat so I can paint it to match the existing fork...can I get that?
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Old 09-18-2018, 11:59 AM
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Blake, I'm thinking of ordering one, but I'd like it without any powder coat so I can paint it to match the existing fork...can I get that?
Mark,

Yes, we can do that, I just don't have any in stock right now without the powder coating. Will be taking more pieces to the welder this week, so I should have them available soon.

For what it's worth, we usually have three finish options: white powder coat, black powder coat, and "primed." The primed finish just gets a quick blast of rattle-can primer on it to keep it from getting nasty while shipping. If you are looking to paint it up with the good stuff and prefer a bare steel fork, you can always just make a note on the order and we can ship it bare steel or sandblasted.

You can also paint over top of the powder coat, which is nice because if and when the paint gets abraded off by grass and debris, there is still a little tougher layer of powder coating underneath.
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Old 09-18-2018, 01:27 PM
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Yes, we can do that, I just don't have any in stock right now without the powder coating. Will be taking more pieces to the welder this week, so I should have them available soon.

For what it's worth, we usually have three finish options: white powder coat, black powder coat, and "primed." The primed finish just gets a quick blast of rattle-can primer on it to keep it from getting nasty while shipping. If you are looking to paint it up with the good stuff and prefer a bare steel fork, you can always just make a note on the order and we can ship it bare steel or sandblasted.

You can also paint over top of the powder coat, which is nice because if and when the paint gets abraded off by grass and debris, there is still a little tougher layer of powder coating underneath.
OK, I'm going to send in my order and primed is just what I want. I'll note that.
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