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Post by Corky » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:48 am

I had a GTC hood from Don and a Sabre Hood from Aldridge. Both were their best quality mohair type hoods and both were very well made and a perfect fit.

I fitted both myself without too much fuss. It’s easy enough to do if you take your time and ensure you have some good quality hole punch and popper tools to hand, and a pot of contact adhesive.

There may be some photos of the fitting on my GTC404 thread.


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Post by ard126k » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:10 pm

I hadn't realised that the poppers weren't fitted, with all the blurb about 'original patterns' I thought they'd know where to put the fixings! Maybe they sell the tools as well.


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Post by Corky » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:16 pm

Yes you’ll need to fit the poppers yourself. Prym pliers work a treat and are not too expensive (John Lewis are a good source).


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Post by ard126k » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:25 pm

Thanks for the tip. All the ones I'd seen on eBay looked a bit flimsy! Nice to see they can punch the holes as well.


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