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Old 06-04-2008, 10:32 PM
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Survival of the fittest if so. Only improves the chances of others when the competition is cut. Sad fact of capitalism. Supply/demand.
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Somehow I don't think they will be the last
Times are getting tight .
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Old 06-04-2008, 11:19 PM
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They only produced a handful of boats per year anyway so even in good times I can't believe they were getting rich. Their boats filled a void that got perfected by Nortech (big cabin, go fast boats). They were always nice guys to talk to at the boat shows.
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Old 06-05-2008, 08:13 AM
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Man I'm getting a bad reputation... first I get a .38 Special and they stop making those....
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Pretty much looked like that last summer when I swung by on my way home from LOTO.
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makes you wonder if some of the bad press they recieved over some quality issues and customers not feeling that they tried there best to resolve said issues had anything to do with not surviving these tough times...
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Old 06-05-2008, 02:28 PM
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Pretty much looked like that last summer when I swung by on my way home from LOTO.
Just what I was thinking when I looked at the picture - looked the same way that day we swung through.
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Old 06-05-2008, 02:57 PM
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I spoke with the factory today about some parts I am going to need for my 43. They answered just like always and Roger was there in parts if I needed to talk to him. This seems to be only a rumor. They were aware about what was being said on here but said no issues other than business was somewhat slow.
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I hope they survive. I love the 46EC.
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I also called down and spoke with them, asked them if it was true and he said NO!!, if everyone only knew that boat building is only a part of the business, they make parts for the military for prototype aircraft.
The picture must have been taken after 3:15, that is when they shut the door.
Yes times are tight but what who isn't tighting there belt right now??
He said just someone starting s h i t !!!!!!
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