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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #25 on: May 25, 2021, 18:47:31 »
and one for me too please

I'm starting to gather shipping addresses. Can you send me yours?  I will let you know final cost when I'm ready to ship.

Thanks
M
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #26 on: May 25, 2021, 19:09:20 »
I would like one as well.

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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #27 on: May 28, 2021, 12:29:52 »
Update:

I currently have a complete list of everyone’s name and address that wanted a Bow Buddy.

This will be the last weekend to order so if your cousins’s sister’s brother (name that movie reference 😜) needs one please let them know to get in their order in👍
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #28 on: May 28, 2021, 21:10:32 »
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #29 on: May 28, 2021, 21:11:24 »
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #30 on: May 31, 2021, 12:04:06 »
Last call. Today is the last day to order. I plan on ordering supplies tomorrow.
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #31 on: May 31, 2021, 14:17:38 »
Hi, mrfatboy,
Does my PM count as my order?  I sent my contact info.
Tom Kizer
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #32 on: May 31, 2021, 14:18:25 »
Yes. You are on the list👍
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #33 on: May 31, 2021, 16:16:15 »
I sent you a PM
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #34 on: June 01, 2021, 02:44:48 »
Count me in too please!

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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #35 on: June 01, 2021, 07:14:51 »
Your Bow Buddy got some mention in a FaceBook group and I suspect you may have increased forum membership as a result!
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #36 on: June 01, 2021, 12:15:57 »
mrfatboy,
If you ship any to Canada I would avoid using the USPS.  I just sent a soft top screw to Canada from Cleveland.  It sat in Chicago for over 3 weeks then took another week to cross the border. 5 total weeks in transit.  Canada Post did slightly better taking only 3 days from Ontario to the west coast.

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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #37 on: June 01, 2021, 19:50:55 »
Update:

Thank you for everybody's orders.  The response was more than I ever thought.  I ordered the materials plus a little extra just in case there are some Johnny Come Lately's ;) These are first come first served!

What happens next:

We should receive the materials next week and start working on them immediately.  Once I have a couple made I need to figure out all the shipping costs. I have orders from almost every continent. I guess penguins don't need Bow Buddies :o  I'm not looking forward to filling out all the customs forms  ::)

I will PM everybody how many they ordered, final cost plus shipping, and the shipping address I have on record.  I would like to receive payment from everybody before I ship.  I only want to make one trip to the Post Office.  So it benefits everybody if you pay promptly.  Hopefully these will all go out mid June.

I accept PayPal (Friends & Family) Only.  (No credit cards).  This is a hobby not a business. ;D

Thanks again.
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #38 on: June 01, 2021, 21:23:20 »
Thanks for the update

Glad we were able to keep you out of mischief for a while as you endeavour to fulfil all the orders cascading in

Look forward to receiving mine

Take care

Katie
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #39 on: June 01, 2021, 21:30:05 »
Mrfatboy - thank you for this!
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #40 on: June 03, 2021, 01:23:06 »
Mr. FB

Would you please confirm you received my order for 2?  I included my address. 

Thanks
John
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #41 on: June 03, 2021, 01:34:02 »
Mr. FB

Would you please confirm you received my order for 2?  I included my address. 

Thanks
John

Yes. I have you down for two. Sorry, I thought I sent you a confirmation via pm.
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #42 on: June 04, 2021, 22:56:21 »
Thanks
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #43 on: June 10, 2021, 11:41:35 »
Update:

The Bow Buddies are currently being made. I plan to mail them out next week.

Everyone that ordered has been contacted with payment instructions. Please check your PMs and-or email.

If you have not received payment instructions please PM me or you can reach me at mrfatboy@sbcglobal.net

My wife and I are making extras. Available while they last. First come, first served.

Thank you👍
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #44 on: June 10, 2021, 22:05:36 »
A friendly reminder.

Please pay via PayPal Friends & Family Cash. 👍

Do not use your credit card👎 This is a hobby. Not a business.

Thanks much
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #45 on: June 10, 2021, 23:51:11 »
For all you old f--ts who want to buy one or more, I couldn't make my ipad internet version or desktop version of paypal send money to Friends and Family.  I had to download the ipad app version to get it to recognize Friends and Family.  It finally worked.  I'm getting too old to keep up with technology.
Tom Kizer
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Was: Papyrus White 717G with Turquoise MBtex 112 and Kinderseat
Is: Dark Blue 332G with Dark Blue Leather (5300, I think)

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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #46 on: June 11, 2021, 00:02:20 »
Very strange. I just signed into my PayPal account on my desktop. Seems to work fine.

1) press “send”
2) enter email address to send to, next
3) enter amount, continue
4) select friends & family, continue
5) press continue
6) send

Done
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #47 on: June 11, 2021, 02:03:21 »
I posted a "I want one" early in the game.  I have not received any confirmation.  Am I on the list?

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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #48 on: June 11, 2021, 02:05:50 »
Whoops. My bad. I missed it🤦‍♂️

I got you covered though 👍

PM me your address.
« Last Edit: June 11, 2021, 02:55:13 by mrfatboy »
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Re: For Sale: The Bow Buddy
« Reply #49 on: June 11, 2021, 14:24:50 »
Very strange. I just signed into my PayPal account on my desktop. Seems to work fine.

1) press “send”
2) enter email address to send to, next
3) enter amount, continue
4) select friends & family, continue
5) press continue
6) send

Done

It could be that my living in Canada had an effect.  Up to item 3) everything was fine.  The selection opportunity for Item 4) never appeared even after I changed my payment preference from my credit card to my bank account so I started looking for another alternative.  I found and downloaded the iPad App, then everything was relatively easy from then on.
I'm reasonably sure that evolution of technology in conjunction with my personal evolution created an incompatibility.  All is good now.
Anyway, I am looking forward to receiving my Bow Buddy.  This is a great service to the members.

Tom Kizer
Apparently late 1966 230SL 4-spd manual (Italian Version)
Owned since 1987 and wrapping up a full rotisserie restoration/modernization.
Was: Papyrus White 717G with Turquoise MBtex 112 and Kinderseat
Is: Dark Blue 332G with Dark Blue Leather (5300, I think)