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Old 04-22-2013, 08:22 AM   #41
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OC....Are you going to pass your legacy down to one of your friends to continue?
Are you volunteering? You will need a metal turning lathe, drill press(s), horizontal band saw, vertical metal cutting band saw, bead blaster, hyd. arbor press, pneumatic pop rivet gun, files, air sander etc. I will forward my template for attaching bracket and the form die.
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:26 AM   #42
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DH asks, "How large of a Metal Turning Lathe do you need?"
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:29 AM   #43
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DH asks, "How large of a Metal Turning Lathe do you need?"
Mine is a 9", but a smaller one would work as long as it will hold 2" dia alum. shafts to make the outer pole slug/pad.
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Just a short note from the Staff.

Old Coot has been making these in extremely limited runs and more as a service to the membership rather than a "business" opportunity.

For the price, he can't possibly be getting "minimum wage" for his labor, let alone any return on investment for his equipment. As such, after much discussion "in the back room," he has not been considered a "commercial vendor" by the rules of the forum.

Should someone take his designs and start a business making these awesome additions to electric awnings; we would of course require vendor status like anyone else involved in a "for profit" enterprise.

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Thanks, Herk for the explanation.
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:49 AM   #46
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Just a short note from the Staff.

Old Coot has been making these in extremely limited runs and more as a service to the membership rather than a "business" opportunity.

For the price, he can't possibly be getting "minimum wage" for his labor, let alone any return on investment for his equipment. As such, after much discussion "in the back room," he has not been considered a "commercial vendor" by the rules of the forum.

Should someone take his designs and start a business making these awesome additions to electric awnings; we would of course require vendor status like anyone else involved in a "for profit" enterprise.

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I figured that it was more of a hobby/courtesy. Just wondered if his many handy friends wanted to continue.
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I figured that it was more of a hobby/courtesy. Just wondered if his many handy friends wanted to continue.
Having met Neil, I doubt anyone would want to invest the time and effort required to make a similar product (other than for himself) at double what he has been asking. Just my opinion of course and does not reflect the policy of the Forum.
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:03 AM   #48
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Enjoy helping others enjoy their camping experiences in any way I can.

Also keeps me out of TOWTA's hair during the day.

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looks like you can trip on the lines if not watching were you are going
You can run into the tounge of a trailer or bump your head on the front of a fifth wheel if you don't watch where you are going? Just saying. Youroo!!
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Sure was nice of OC to share his effort.
I guess the power awning folks will be looking for other solutions soon.
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