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Old September 28th, 2011, 11:12 AM   #1
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I know it's posted somewhere deep in the bowels of Fat Cogs...

Is there a definitive way to decipher serial numbers on FAT products?

I think it is worth revisiting for those who find it difficult to sift thru the millions of posts on the site...

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Old September 28th, 2011, 11:57 AM   #2
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In the case of the one you were looking at:

520W09 = 520th (yearly total frames or of this model I'm not sure) Wicked 20-inch 1989
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Old September 28th, 2011, 12:19 PM   #3
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Can you tell the year for this: YO ML 1057?

I've been able to narrow it down to 1996, but would like confirmation.

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Old September 29th, 2011, 10:07 PM   #4
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In the case of the one you were looking at:

520W09 = 520th (yearly total frames or of this model I'm not sure) Wicked 20-inch 1989


See I thought it meant

520th frame, Wicked 1990 19 inch
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Old September 30th, 2011, 6:44 AM   #5
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Can you tell the year for this: YO ML 1057?

I've been able to narrow it down to 1996, but would like confirmation.

Thanks
No, once Fat moved to South Glens Falls NY the serial number scheme changed and the obvious date code appeared to go away.
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Old October 15th, 2011, 1:22 PM   #6
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so if I am reading mine right, 1051y1L. It is bike number 1051, y is for yo eddy, 91 is year. I don't 100% understand because mine is supposed to be a 21 or xl though I never really messured. It is bigger than the Balance AL 750 I had which was a 19.
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Old October 16th, 2011, 9:16 PM   #7
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the L in your serial number means that it is a size large
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