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If you want to make one, all the stuff you need is available now...
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Merkur-Patches ... :rk:2:pf:0
https://www.ebay.com/itm/SET-OF-2-MERKU ... :rk:1:pf:0

I already made one using these patches (my Tech patch is a negative of that one) plus a name patch.
I used a heavy duty Dickie's work shirt... it turned out really nice.
The Tech and name patches are over the pockets and the Motorsport patch is on the sleeve.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers
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You have an opening bid
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06 Subaru Outback 2.5i, black steelies (DD)
06 Subaru STI, light bar, built EJ257 w/ 2618, GTX3582r .82, meth (nights)
95 Jeep XJ, 5 speed, 2.5" OME lift, 31" MT's (alt. DD)
99 Jeep XJ, NP242 auto, 2.5" OME lift, 31" MT's (radios)
89 Merkur XR4Ti, Megasquirt, DP, cam, meth (Sunday cruiser)
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Jon L. wrote: Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:46 pm You have an opening bid
They're not mine, I was just giving a heads up.
I've already got a shirt and thought some others might want to make one.
It's my favorite shirt to wear at big car shows.

I'm on the hunt for one more patch to put on the other sleeve.
Not a MAC Tools patch... something more generic. The color scheme of the patches I posted are ideal.
If I look long enough, I will find it.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers
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seems both listings are SOLD SOLD SOLD
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Dang snipers! (I was outbid :lol:)
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06 Subaru Outback 2.5i, black steelies (DD)
06 Subaru STI, light bar, built EJ257 w/ 2618, GTX3582r .82, meth (nights)
95 Jeep XJ, 5 speed, 2.5" OME lift, 31" MT's (alt. DD)
99 Jeep XJ, NP242 auto, 2.5" OME lift, 31" MT's (radios)
89 Merkur XR4Ti, Megasquirt, DP, cam, meth (Sunday cruiser)
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I knew that stuff wouldn't last long.

I got my mechanic's patch for free.
A guy that worked at a L-M-M dealership in the '80's just walked up and handed it to me at a car show.
He said it was just sitting in a drawer at home, so he figured I could do something with it.

He was right about that...
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers
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They're all going in my display case with my Capri, Safety Racing, Merkur Motorsport 1986 Mid Ohio pit pass, Hungarian military Merkur, and Reese AFB Crash Rescue patches.
David Reese

88 XR4Ti - mono white T5, someday to be bi wing
89 Scorpio - waiting on some parts before it hits the road again
88 XR4Ti - mono red C3, parts car
used to own 86 dark blue traded in on a min van, what was I thinking?
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Hungarian military Merkur?
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A second set of these patches came up for sale so I bought them to make more Mechanics shirts.
Going to do a charcoal gray one and a red one to go along with my tan one.

My goal in life is to be a flapping in the breeze, walking and rolling Merkur billboard.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers
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For something "rare", there sure seems to be no shortage of these Motorsport patches.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SET-OF-2-MERKU ... ctupt=true

I have enough to do 3 shirts.
These patches are very nice, high quality items. The Mechanic's patches are the harder ones to come by.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers
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andyofcolumbusmerkur wrote: Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:21 am Hungarian military Merkur?
Similar to this one.
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88 XR4Ti - mono white T5, someday to be bi wing
89 Scorpio - waiting on some parts before it hits the road again
88 XR4Ti - mono red C3, parts car
used to own 86 dark blue traded in on a min van, what was I thinking?
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This stuff's coming out of the woodwork, so get 'em while they're hot, I guess.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Merkur-Patches ... ctupt=true
https://www.ebay.com/itm/SET-OF-2-MERKU ... :rk:1:pf:1

I've got all I'm ever going to need. They're going to my sewing guy tomorrow.
They really do look sharp on the charcoal and red Dickey's work shirts I got.

And then there's this one, which is kind of cool...
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Aufnaher-Patch ... rk:15:pf:0

I stuck it in the translator and it said "Mercury Mine Clearance Boat".
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers
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Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
'89 Scorpio
This one has a very bright and shiny future.
Proud member of the Iowa-Illinois Merkur Owner's Association since 2015. :cheers
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