59833Re: [bolger] Re: Tennessee Build.
- Feb 27, 2009On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 1:17 PM, my48cj2a <my48cj2a@...> wrote:
>Fair enough. If you sent Phil Bolger 2 emails, don't hold your
> I am not trying to sound rude. If I did offend I am sorry. That was
> not the intention. I am to used to my vendors jumping at the chance
> to sell a product during the hard times now. I am a fabricator I run
> with strict guidelines at my shop. My job is to get the job done now.
> That is why I am still in buisness and the others around me are
> folding up. I have to set aside time for my stuff between jobs. That
> time is on the way. I have to do something now or wait another year
> to get started. The other gentleman said he has been waiting since
> last fall for info.I left a fax number and 2 seperate e-mails. I
> can't bring myself to just send money without any information.Plus I
> do not know how much or what I get with the plans. Everything is one
> big question mark right now.
breath, as I don't think he uses email. Bolger doesn't really fit
into a standard "vendor" model.
It also is true that at least two people have been waiting years for
commissioned designs, which is a shame of course. Commissions involve
creativity, and sometimes finding the creative spark doesn't come
easy. Especially if you are 82 years old making decisions about too
many things to do and too little time to do it. I can see both sides
of the issue, the buyers and the designers.
If you have access to a library, the out of print 1980 book by Phil
Bolger "Different Boats" has a chapter on the Tennessee design, which
includes reduced sized images of the plans. ISBN 0-87742-134-X.
Indeed, there is enough information shown in that book to build the
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