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#1 John@Reliable OFFLINE  

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Posted March 24, 2013 - 09:55 AM

Anyone heard from my best friend NJKen ? :D



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Posted March 24, 2013 - 10:05 AM

He said he will get back on line once he gets to his jamacian island...


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Posted March 24, 2013 - 10:27 AM

You forgot to put "Former" in front of the best friend.

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Posted March 24, 2013 - 11:08 AM

He's too busy to play the lottery, there might be a screw head orientated the wrong way yet.

I also think gambling is against his religious beliefs.

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Posted March 24, 2013 - 11:20 AM

Haven't heard anything in the last hour or so,but I'm expecting some trailer load of bolens goodies pics to hit my phone at any minute! :thumbs: :rolling:



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Posted March 24, 2013 - 12:08 PM

He said he will get back on line once he gets to his jamacian island...

 

 

What one is he staying at first? :D



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Posted March 24, 2013 - 12:16 PM

The one he purchased. Hope he saves enough to put sand tires on his tractors.

Edited by pharmer, March 24, 2013 - 12:17 PM.

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Posted March 24, 2013 - 01:03 PM

I haven't had time to check my tickets. I'm on my way home from PA with my Bolens Booty !! I'll let you know later if I won. And I'll share with all my tractor buddies if I did. : )
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Posted March 24, 2013 - 03:52 PM

I thought the deal was if he won he would buy the vacant Bolens factory in Port Washington and begin producing Bolens  parts again :D



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Posted March 24, 2013 - 04:34 PM

I thought the deal was if he won he would buy the vacant Bolens factory in Port Washington and begin producing Bolens  parts again :D

 

 

I think we gone crazy because we both would do that if we won that much! :D


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Posted March 24, 2013 - 04:57 PM

Now that would be interesting.  Win the lottery and then put an old-fashioned factory back into production.  

I've been taking a business technology course this semester, and learning some about how technology has changed business over the last 20+ years.  One thing that has been clear is that companies that successfully embraced the new technology and moved forward with it had an advantage over those that didn't. (At least, according to the textbooks,)  What if these wonderfully well built old machines were casualties of business technology rather than losing out to the lowest bidder?  At the manufacturing level, does it really cost that much more to produce something that is all ball-bearing rather than using bushings?

 

The down side of producing a quality product over a long period of time was summed up in a Gravely ad I saw from the early 70's:

 

 "A new Gravely's fiercest competition is an old Gravely!"

 

Can't run a profitable business selling repair parts, can't stay in business if you don't sell new product.   :anvil_drop: 



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Posted March 24, 2013 - 05:06 PM

Now that would be interesting.  Win the lottery and then put an old-fashioned factory back into production.  

I've been taking a business technology course this semester, and learning some about how technology has changed business over the last 20+ years.  One thing that has been clear is that companies that successfully embraced the new technology and moved forward with it had an advantage over those that didn't. (At least, according to the textbooks,)  What if these wonderfully well built old machines were casualties of business technology rather than losing out to the lowest bidder?  At the manufacturing level, does it really cost that much more to produce something that is all ball-bearing rather than using bushings?

 

The down side of producing a quality product over a long period of time was summed up in a Gravely ad I saw from the early 70's:

 

 "A new Gravely's fiercest competition is an old Gravely!"

 

Can't run a profitable business selling repair parts, can't stay in business if you don't sell new product.   :anvil_drop: 

If we had that much $$

I think most of us Bolens guys are crazy enough to just sell parts for the fun of it and not worry about making a profit :D






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