California Flag Belt Buckles?

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  1. Rawrsome

    Rawrsome RAWR

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    I've looked everywhere and can't find one. I'm thinking of having them made. Like 50. Would anyone else here be interested?

    I'm debating if they should be perfectly flat on the surface, or if the bear, star, "California Republic," and bottom bar should be raised a little, 3d like.

    Thoughts?

    Oh, and for reference:
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    could be kinda cool with certain elements raised amirite
     
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    That's what I was thinking. At first I was thinking flat though. I dunno. Need more input on that one.

    I've already had a few emails back and forth with a small custom manufacturer. They can do whatever. I'm thinking 3"x2" after looking at a bunch of sizes.
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    i think they have these at urban outfitters
     
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    Not on their website or in the UO in Santa Barbara. :dunno:
     
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    ihaveanevilplan has one im pretty sure, ask him
     
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    O rearry? I'll send him a PM and find out.
     
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    yeah evilplan has at least one
     
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    Crazy. I scoured the web trying to find one online and it was a lost cause. I sent him a PM so hopefully he'll get back to me.
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    it's not on the website, but i've seen them at their Torrance, CA store
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    about $40 for the belt and buckle

    belt is distressed white leather with California Republic in red letters from what I remember
     
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    Do you remember if the buckle itself was flat, or was it 3d/raised in parts, like the bear?

    Edit: oh, and thanks for the info so far. :coold:
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    :dunno: i think the outline of the buckle and the flag shapes inside were raised... but it was a while ago :o
     
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    Good enough. :bigthumb:

    So one place sells them haha. I'm still gonna go ahead having them made. I'm going to be getting a sample of the finish from the manufacturer next week. Looks like I'm going to be ordering 50 as a minimum.

    Would any of you guys be interested? I go to school in Boston so I like to rep Cali while back there. :o
     
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    ihaveanevilplan Everybody wake up, wake up, it's time to get down Moderator

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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    ihaveanevilplan Everybody wake up, wake up, it's time to get down Moderator

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    i did indeed get it at Urban Outfitters, but I dont believe they sell them anymore

    i got it on sale from their website (i assume when they were trying to clear out their inventory)

    don't quite recall the price....i think on sale i got it for $9.99 no belt included...original price...15 or 20?

    they also do have a distressed california flag leather belt, but that just has a plain silver buckle. attaching this to it would be overkill
     
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    Thanks for all the info man.

    Since they no longer carry it, I am definitely going to go ahead with making them. Seeing that one has given me a lot better idea as to what I want.

    I want all the non white stuff raised a tiny bit, similiar to the one Ihaveanevilplan posted, but also having the red bottom bar raised. Also, looking at that one, 5 colors seems like it would work fine. There won't be any grey borders however.

    Anyone else has thoughts?
     
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    I have one of those as well but the enamel face is all fucked up from something.
     
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    I've seen those buckles at Zumies....check out your local rideshops
     

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