Manic Mechanic isn't closing shop

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by Creative Engineering, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    that blows.
     
  2. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    Jim,
    This is sad news for all of us. Wishing you all good things,
    Silverbear
     
  3. skjjoe

    skjjoe Member

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    just placed my order. this sucks as Karen said
     
  4. Finfan

    Finfan New Member

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    Bummer! I hope all goes well for you. Do you have too much to do at this time or can you still accept orders for parts? If you can I'll buy a sprocket adapter just to keep around. Good luck!!!!
     
  5. george_n_texas

    george_n_texas New Member

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    I had many people that rode with me in the taxi ask what they could do to help me stay afloat (I actually spoke English LOL) I always told em send me some business...if anyone knows of a nice juicey contract for this guy would be really nice...1 at a time orders are not gonna pay the bills he said he been without a contract for over a year that is what put him outa business.

    I wish you well...much like I am sure you are I am used to people liking my work this economy is really a new experience for me.
     
  6. Kevlarr

    Kevlarr New Member

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    Placed my order too. I might not even put it on the bike, I may just hang it up on the wall for everyone to admire. :D
     
  7. Junster

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    Oh Man, I totally agree with George. Jim please post what type of commercial orders you are needing. You have a wide audience here that would love to help. Your a very talented machinist. You have your own shop and tooling. This is just a matter hooking up with people in need of product. I hope you stay afloat.
     
  8. mekano

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    Crap! Sorry to hear that!
    Now I have to order. (After thinking "next month" for over a year)
     
  9. weekend-fun

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    I am sorry to here this, but its for the best, right????
    I better hurry up and get me a sprocket adapter!!
     
  10. Hardly Davidson

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    Sorry to hear you are leaving us. All these great parts you have given us have been a great help. Please reconsider and give the parts you are providing a chance. Thank you for all your great work,and it is greatly appreciated. all these great parts are a great loss to us all.
     
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    Jim, I hope that you will continue to give great advice on MB.com !
     
  13. Goat Herder

    Goat Herder Gutter Rider

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    A real shame you had good advice here too you told where to find my vacuum leak at the casing on my china. Real sorry to here the news...
     
  14. Technocyclist

    Technocyclist Motorized Bicycle Senior Technologist

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    I'm greatly saddened :( to hear about that Jim... I still patiently wait for my order. Owning a product made by Manic Mechanic is a real trophy. It's unique, durable, and dependable. For me, it's a great honor to own one of his products. I hope all the best for you in your future endeavours, and I hope you'll still remain active in the forums. You have the whole world as your market. I just don't think the world recognized your efforts fast enough to cope up with the bills. But I think it would be a different story if it did.

    I'm still optimistic that you'll be able resurrrect your shop for a grand re-opening. I think it's just a matter of time. And when that happens, I can assure you that if not all, most of us would be there to support your products.

    Cheers... :)
     
  15. Pablo

    Pablo Master Bike Builder & Forum Sponsor

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    Wow that sucks big time. I haven't been online all that much lately.....but to come on this thread first thing this AM, crap man..... we had a good business relationship.....just sorry to hear/read this.
     
  16. Humsuckler

    Humsuckler New Member

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    everyone and their sorrys and boo hoos. well jim, i hold one high, for i recieved my picture perfect parts just this morning not two steps through my front door after night shft, and since i have to of course install them i also will get in and adjust the clutch retaining ring, torque the head nuts and of course, tune it! i cant wait!

    thanks for all your help, from MANY of us here.
    You should at least keep a small turret mill for doin fun stuff!
     
  17. mekano

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    I will pay 60 extra dollars for my sprocket adaptor to show my respect, must first fix that "paypal"-thing.
    My very best regards from Sweden
    /Mekano
     
  18. Creative Engineering

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    Thank you guys for ordering from us!!!

    I figured a few last minute orders would come in from our customers who have already bought our products...I didn't expect enough to keep Karen and I busy for another month!

    Thank You...We'll deal with December when it's time...for now we're filling orders!

    I really didn't expect to be able to pay the shop rent this month!

    Again...thanks guys!

    Jim
     
  19. turtle tedd

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    Jim and Karen..glad to hear your hanging in there..give a little more time...
     
  20. DOC BOLM

    DOC BOLM New Member

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    WAY TO GO GUYS.Now lets work on Dec.and Jan i'll start monday morning with an order.H.D.
     

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