9062Re: [Yorke_Kits] If you'd Like to help.
- Dec 1, 2007WOW!!! Nick thanks for the info on this poster. What a tool, I kind of
thought he was out of line, but now that I know he is not a buyer of
Tom's stuff he has really gone down the crapper in my book.
You really need to find a hobby, other than troll. Maybe Cross Stitch.
Ken the guy from AR
Nick Thompson wrote:
> Howdy "R. Gimble",
> Actually I think this thread was about the lack of response when
> photographs, or other images of **built up** Yorke kits, are
> published to mainstream On30 lists and the like, rather than lack of
> response to kit announcements.
> Kit announcements vs. comments on building the kits are different and
> unrelated things.
> As for your email today, yesterday, and on Nov 4th: OK we get it, You
> are beginning to sound like a cyberstalker with these long winded rants.
> You already wrote 2 other extremely long winded and rambling
> dissertations on this topic.
> Sending the same thing over and over gets old.
> And by the way, remember this list is a little like footprints in the
> snow. It may be entertaining for people to diminish Tom's (and
> others) reputation here, but what you write here stays around. When
> Tom clears his backlog and gets over the difficulties that have
> plagued him over these last few years and returns to his normal mode
> of operation, these words remain for anyone to google. So think
> about the semi permanence of the things you write.
> Also bear in mind that criticism is always best done in a reflective
> and considered manner. Typing words in caps, reiterating the same
> thing over and over, diminishes respect for, and (dare I say) the
> credibility of, the original poster.
> As for me, I'm putting my money where my mouth is. I've ordered some
> of Tom's recent kits and am waiting for others to be delivered. I
> have no problem with waiting because Tom is a craftsman who makes
> unique work. Sure, I'd like to see more timely delivery, but I
> appreciate that he's been put through the wringer.
> You can throw stones from the sidelines if you like, but a review of
> your contribution to this list would indicate 4 postings since 2005
> (I was off this list for a few months so possibly missed others), one
> of which discussed a BTS kit, and three in the last month which
> ranted about your opinions, yet you freely admit that you "haven't
> purchased any of your [Tom's] kits".
> We've all heard you, so quieten up at the back there.
> And Tom, please hang in there, because there's a bunch of us want to
> see you get back on your feet.
> On Nov 30, 2007, at 12:13 PM, gimble43 wrote:
> > Yes it is funny. Every time I add some photos I too get no
> > response. If Dallas or almost anybody else posts photos there is a
> > flurry of responses. Go figure.
> > Tom
> > Tom, the reason is that folks like Dallas have creditability and
> > ships as promised, YOU DON'T. If Dallas made folks wait 2 years for a
> > kit that was paid for there wouldn't be a flurry of responses at all.
> > I have done business with Dallas many many times and he is very well
> > organized and ships as promised. He knows he has to as it is only
> > source of income. Dallas also sells to many dealers scattered over
> > the world so he is a very busy fellow. His products are nice and are
> > reasonably priced to what folks can afford.
> > As mentioned before, CREDITABILITY is the most important factor
> > here. It doesn't matter how nice your products are, if your
> > creditabilty is shot, the kits just won't sell that well or at all.
> > R. Gimble
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