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post #191 of 194 (permalink) Old 04-17-2019, 09:09 AM
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I'm backing out of this venture. When the remaining brackets are sold THAT'S IT, NO MORE!! So if you have been putting off getting the best laydown bracket there is, it's time to sh-t or get off the pot. There are 11 on the shelf and they are moving out at a surprising rate. If you have yours, buy one for that Victory X bike riding buddy.
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I’d be willing to carry on the torch on this one if there is still demand for it, at your approval of course. I might even offer an aluminum option.
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The main reason I'm dropping this is very slow sales since Polaris murdered Victory. It seems the only takers now are those who recently bought used Cross bikes and show up on the forums.
Aluminum would defeat the advantage of black, textured 1/4" ABS plastic, as it doesn't draw attention to itself or reflect on the fender. Most buyers opt for black screws, so aluminum ones would have to be painted or powder coated black - extra steps and cost. And you'd have to come up with a method for attaching the spacer which is now cemented.
I have held the price through at least two postage increases and the last one is a doozy because it's based on not only the weight, but the distance too. So now I have to take each one to the post office. There was little profit to begin with - I was doing it to have something to do - but now, it amounts to charity work. Anyone wanting to take over would have few sales and very little profit unless they raised the price.

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As an added incentive, I am including FREE one of my Beelowz Buddyz with the remaining brackets. It holds back those annoying "gators" on fuel pump nozzles to make filling bikes, cans, boats, etc. easier. Made of polyethylene plastic and will not scratch paint.
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The main reason I'm dropping this is very slow sales since Polaris murdered Victory. It seems the only takers now are those who recently bought used Cross bikes and show up on the forums.
Aluminum would defeat the advantage of black, textured 1/4" ABS plastic, as it doesn't draw attention to itself or reflect on the fender. Most buyers opt for black screws, so aluminum ones would have to be painted or powder coated black - extra steps and cost. And you'd have to come up with a method for attaching the spacer which is now cemented.
I have held the price through at least two postage increases and the last one is a doozy because it's based on not only the weight, but the distance too. So now I have to take each one to the post office. There was little profit to begin with - I was doing it to have something to do - but now, it amounts to charity work. Anyone wanting to take over would have few sales and very little profit unless they raised the price.
Makes sense. Few sales and no profit doesn’t provide a lot of appeal.
And that is odd people like black bolts on a license plate. I think white bolts to match a lot of plates would look better. Probably why I’m Not a fashion designer I suppose.
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