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Unread February 28th, 2011, 03:19 AM
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What's with a dude who does commission work, but farms parts out?
Actually, I can see why. As long as the purchaser is only looking for a well built model and doesn't specify it has to be YOUR work, and the logistics and financial side of sub-contracting work out makes sense for your business model, then why not?

After all, Boeing and Airbus do it! The providence of the logo on the seat back bears little resemblance to the providence of the majority of the product . . .
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Unread February 28th, 2011, 11:26 AM
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Actually, I can see why. As long as the purchaser is only looking for a well built model and doesn't specify it has to be YOUR work, and the logistics and financial side of sub-contracting work out makes sense for your business model, then why not?

After all, Boeing and Airbus do it! The providence of the logo on the seat back bears little resemblance to the providence of the majority of the product . . .
Why let a deadline on a model pass over a cockpit, is more my question.
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Actually, I can see why. As long as the purchaser is only looking for a well built model and doesn't specify it has to be YOUR work, and the logistics and financial side of sub-contracting work out makes sense for your business model, then why not?

After all, Boeing and Airbus do it! The providence of the logo on the seat back bears little resemblance to the providence of the majority of the product . . .
True, as long as it's not for a competition, then it doesn't all have to be the work of one person, and you can farm out the work to any number of subcontractors you like. Problem is you will then have to manage your supplier(s), and you introduce risks of delays or setbacks that are beyond your control. By keeping it all "in house" you control the entire process. Besides, it's still only a model aeroplane...

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Momma always said stupid is as stupid does sorry had to

Agree with you guys too..especially since most builds start with the cockpit, yeah you can get some other things done but there is a point where you need the cockpit in to move on with the rest of the build

dealt with Dave numerous times and he always comes through..great guy
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What's with a dude who does commission work, but farms parts out?
Shows what you know! That's the whole script for those motorcycle/hot rod/custom car TV programs. The screaming is what passes for dialog.
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I dont give a rats ass what this bag of shit says... Dave is a great guy. 'nough said !!!!!
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I agree with Dave, the guy has a right to be upset, but this is ridiculous! Seems to me there was a failure to communicate on Dunbar's part. If he needed the cockpit by a specific date, then he should have stated so. Not Dave's fault for this. All this being said, to go out on 3 different forums and publicly slander Dave, isn't right at all! It also appears that Dave has done his best in trying to correct things with Dunbar. Dunbar is too busy with his head up his ass to see this. Dunbar obviously has a responsiblity in this as well. Maybe there should be a new Forum topic here titled, "Beware! Dumb Ass Alert!". I think Mr. Dunbar should be the first candidtate for this new topic!

Dave is a great guy! Period!
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Dave is a great guy, and I agree with BT, 3 forums is ridiculous!

Now he ain't Sprue Brothers fast, every time, but rest assure he always comes though, and if required, make up the difference.

I couldn't ask for better!
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Have not done more than a few trades with Mr. Roof, and I have nothing but positives to say eitehr.

MR. Dunbar, you screwed the pooch but not doing the work yourself...

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Unread March 5th, 2011, 02:19 AM
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I've bought numerous things from Roof- no problems at all.
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Dave's slow as dirt for sure.

He and I had a little hiccup over one deal last year. He offered up alternatives to fix things up. I picked which one I'd be happy with and he made it so.

I would happily deal with Dave again.

Personally I don't think you where stiffed Mr Dunbar.

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I've only ever had one deal with Dave, I guess he hasn't had anything else on offer that I needed, or I haven't had the money at the time. He went out of his way, in my opinion, to help me make the deal with him, to the extent that, even though he was the one who suggested what we did in the end, I almost feel as if I stiffed him (or he himself)! I'd be happy to to deal with him again, if he's got something I want.
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LOL What a dong!

Grow up and get a life mate! Jesus, you blasted Dave enough. Bugger me - the bloke hasn't stolen your money you know. Jeez I'd hate to have you buy me a beer, I'd have to keep saying thank you every two minutes.

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Unread April 21st, 2011, 06:17 PM
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The OP hasn't posted for over a month, and this thread has been dormant for over 1 1/2 months. Why bring it back to the top?
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Unread April 22nd, 2011, 12:16 PM
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cos I just saw it, didn't see the date and it was still open.
Isn't there a facility to close / lock or archive old threads where there has been no activity for a couple of months? That would take care of errors.

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Unread April 22nd, 2011, 01:19 PM
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Well since it is back at the top again, thought I would point this out: Though I seldom speak in a positive note about ARC, I see that the mods deleted this thread over there. Good on them.
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