Are these SwissStop green pads?

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blantonator
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by blantonator

I ordered a pair of SwissStop green's from my LBS and these showed up.

http://www.bikeman.com/BR4611.html

They say dark green, but look black to me. I'm looking to replace the SwissStop greens on my KCNC C7's... are these the same thing?

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CharlesM
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by CharlesM

email and ask em... probably a bad photo link

blantonator
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by blantonator

I should rephrase my statement. I received the same pads as the one's in the link. They don't look like my previous Green's. Bike shop doesn't seem to know the difference. Link photo is exactly what i got.

alexalecu
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by alexalecu

The brake pads in your link are definitely the black version.
I have the green pads installed and, although they are on the dark side, there is no doubt they are green.

rowdysluggins
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by rowdysluggins

I've seen two different shades of the green pads, but they both qualify as a shade of green.
I think the earlier versions were a little lighter shade (but not sure).

5 8 5
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by 5 8 5

blatonator, the ones I got recently are a very dark green and can be mistaken for black in certain light conditions.
You couldn't mistake the older Greens with the Blacks because the green was much lighter.

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by jmartpr

From the photo....those look like blacks but I would check with the seller as sometimes pics don't match description.
If they were original SwissStop they would be GHP II (greens) which by the way use a better compound and contact area design than the SRAM versions done by SwissStop.
The SS are also a few bucks cheaper than SRAM offerings.....keep in mind that SRAM package them in pars whicle Swiss Stop provides all 4 pads with bolts on the same package.

dierix
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by dierix

looks like black to me. Just took a look at my spares and green swisstops are defenitely green although shade may vary.

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by franco78_fr

these are green: swisstop!

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