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07-10-2011, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by lextune View Post
I actually heard Felger ask the Cup guy if the Cup was a replica when they had him on. I was wondering where he got that idea.

The guy explained to him that only the Cup at the top is not original, so he shouldn't make the mistake again....but then again it is Felger we're talking about.
Well the bands get replaced every x number of years dont they? I saw something about the next band being retired in 2016ish. So even though the bowl at the top isn't the original, it, along with the smaller bands at the top are the only permanent parts. So eventually each band currently on the cup will be retired. This is so the Cup doesn't become so big it can't be handled. Correct me if I'm wrong, but that's how I understand it. This might just be completely nitpicking about the definition of "original", but I wanted to ask anyway.

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