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Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 196
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Posted By fammdw
I didn't see your post before typing mine. Did...

I didn't see your post before typing mine. Did Kim give you any idea what month they were going to do their sale? That's what they did last year. A 15% sale instead of their 20% group buy.

We...
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
I didn't get one during their sale last year. I'm...

I didn't get one during their sale last year. I'm going to take advantage of it this go around. Has anybody called and asked them about it this year?
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Kim responded rather quickly and confirmed again...

Kim responded rather quickly and confirmed again that they will not be doing a group buy. She said their business is such that they don't have time to do it.

So take that for what it's worth...
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Forum: Vendors 09-24-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
I reached out to Kim at RDL personally today by...

I reached out to Kim at RDL personally today by email. I'll report back with the response I receive. Thought they should know what is going on over here. We shall see if it indeed peaks their...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
That R1200RT is an awesome bike and you should...

That R1200RT is an awesome bike and you should outfit it in what you feel is the best out there. Despite my aggravation with RDL and their constant procrastination, their product is unmatched in my...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
I haven't written them off. I may end up with one...

I haven't written them off. I may end up with one of their seats on my bike yet. I'm just trying a seat that a good friend of mine loves on his bike from a company that has a generous return policy....
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Before you can properly evaluate my response, I...

Before you can properly evaluate my response, I think you should spend two and a half months of your life putting together and administering a RDL group buy. I could fill you in on all the details of...
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Maybe, but I doubt it. Not a lot of activity on...

Maybe, but I doubt it. Not a lot of activity on the other thread.
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
I looked on his website at the Harley seat...

I looked on his website at the Harley seat gallery. I thought the seat he had pictured on the site was a little ugly and looked kind of like a recovered Hammock seat. I wasn't very impressed. The...
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Yep... I bet we both own the same color pair of...

Yep... I bet we both own the same color pair of parachute pants. Olive green!
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
I think kltk1 has given up on Russell Day Long...

I think kltk1 has given up on Russell Day Long and I can't say that I blame him. They have shit on him as they shit on me the year before. The way they shit on the GL 1800 GB administrator the year...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,458
Posted By fammdw
He doesn't post info on this thread. Try this...

He doesn't post info on this thread. Try this one:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=919160
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Hmmm... Not what I was hoping to hear from the...

Hmmm... Not what I was hoping to hear from the announcement. I just ordered a Mustang Super Touring Saddle from Dennis Kirk. They have a great 90 day return policy. If I like the Mustang, I'm out of...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
I have also heard that the Mayer family owned...

I have also heard that the Mayer family owned what is now RDL, but not sure if it's true. Both Mayer brothers build a RDL-like seat but I think RDL owns the rights to the spring style wing seat. If...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
I feel pretty much the same way about my Hammock....

I feel pretty much the same way about my Hammock. If I had an ounce of sense I would save my money and not buy anything.

It's great for day trips and when I throw my Airhawk R on it, it's tour...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Sure we may be messing up their sales now, but...

Sure we may be messing up their sales now, but very few last year and I suspect just as few this year will break off the GB list as the poster above did to buy a seat at full price now.

Most of...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

And don't think for a second they (RDL) aren't monitoring this thread...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
I am in full agreement. They will not walk away...

I am in full agreement. They will not walk away from a $100,000 payday. Like I said last year when this blew up... If they do, I for one will shop elsewhere. I'm not paying $800 for a motorcycle...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

Well here it is for what it's worth... Last year about this same time Kim told me that they were not going to do a group buy and if they decided to do one they would advertise it on their website. I...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Screw 'em.... Guess it's a Mayer seat then, eh'...

Screw 'em.... Guess it's a Mayer seat then, eh' kltk1?!
Forum: Vendors 09-17-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Just noticed that your statement below is in...

Just noticed that your statement below is in direct contradiction to the tag line in your signature. A funny coincidence! :rofl
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
You my friend, are a wise man! 😉

You my friend, are a wise man! 😉
Forum: Vendors 09-15-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

I think I'm going to stick with the leather on the Hog, but if I ever get me the adventure bike I've always wanted it will see a velour seat. I can't decide between the small diamond pattern (like...
Forum: Vendors 09-15-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
The velour has always interested me, but I have...

The velour has always interested me, but I have been afraid to go with it. Have you seen any sun bleaching on your velour material since you bought it?
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Glad you got yourself a great seat. If you have...

Glad you got yourself a great seat. If you have the time, post some pictures for everyone to see!
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Mick: In the event you are still around to...

Mick:

In the event you are still around to read this, I want to apologize for loading up on you last night. What you did yesterday represented everything that caused me problems last year during...
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

I know last year, they would not accept phone orders for the group buy. Everyone had to place their order electronically.

As far as calling them beforehand... I would encourage anyone that has a...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

Trippps:

Some forums make you post on their introductions thread before you can have access to PMs and such. I don't think this is one of them though. Click on kltk1's name on one of his posts and...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Kim told me that they would work on a Corbin seat...

Kim told me that they would work on a Corbin seat pan a couple weeks or so ago. I'm sending in an aftermarket or at least a non-stock Harley Hammock one piece seat to have mine built on.
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

More words of wisdom from a genius. Why don't you ride your happy @ss back to the BMW forum on your stock seat. Save the money you were going to spend on a seat and take a couple community college...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

Of course she told you they were not doing a group buy. If you take a moment to think about it, I think you can possibly even figure out why. You are calling her to inquire about a seat build they...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
No problem man! You are doing a great job! ...

No problem man! You are doing a great job!

To answer your question, they don't like working on Corbin pans and they used to refuse to do so. The last time I spoke with Kim though (less than a...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Indeed we were. I warned kltk1 about people like...

Indeed we were. I warned kltk1 about people like that. I spent more time trying to undue the damage caused by individuals like him than I did collecting people's info for my list. I knew the...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

Well said Sir!

If kltk1 allows Mick, the Helper on the group buy list after this, he's a better man than I am.
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

I had several people do the same thing as you last year during my group buy and in the same tradition, you have returned to this forum in an attempt to crush the spirits of those on the list.
...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
The seats done with velour inserts have vinyl...

The seats done with velour inserts have vinyl sides. I've always wondered about the velour inserts (if they held up to the elements well). It looks like it would be the most comfortable of all...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

Just in case you ever get another seat done and for informational purposes for people getting seats done through this group buy, a solo build includes the re-covering of your passenger pillion seat...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

I think it looks great on there Rob. Interesting that you didn't have them recover the pillion or did you and it's just not done in basket weave?

I really like that bike! Who makes the Tiger...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Russell Day-Long Group Buy 2013-14

Speaking from experience, it takes an extraordinary amount of time and effort to administrate a RDL group buy effort. List members should not expect kltk1 to email or PM them with updates about the...
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,386
Posted By fammdw
Thanks everyone for helping out! ...

Thanks everyone for helping out!

caddydaddy:

You might just try to post the link back in a general discussion thread. You're not running a group buy on the triumphrat.net website, so possibly...
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