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    Posted: 05 January 2017 at 10:41pm
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Hello, good afternoon, I'm from venezuela and I've been in this forum for a while but I've never been able to put the photos of the drawers horn that I made Big smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote mk2_ginger_biscuit69 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 June 2012 at 1:01pm
this is a very old thread [started in 2006!], and there is a new one: freespeakerplans, which was setup by a few members from here a few years back when the forum owners here threw the toys out the pram and started kicking off members because it didnt suit their own commercial wants/needs.

All was sorted and now this forum has no real commercial ties, post away, ignore this topic it doesnt apply.
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if the forum goes up the shi*ter then lets just make a new one

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cravings Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 July 2011 at 7:13pm
it's like any good disclaimer.. it's there to be brandished when required. they know when someone's taking the piss...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tomschute Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 July 2011 at 6:32pm
I'm guilty I suppose too. I've sold a couple of rigs on here. But also sold a lot of amps and other odds cluttering up the workshop. Everything I've sold is on the cheap end of market value and i'd rather have a quick sale where everyone's nice to deal with and happy (on here) than go on the bay even if it meant I'd get a better price... Doesn't everyone win?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote markie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 July 2011 at 6:28pm
As a matter of interest where do I stand in this. Whilst I don't intend to post "Get yout G*****s from Markie" ads, what about the odd situation where I have a pair I've made to the wrong size. Can I offer them on the forum at say 1/2 price???
 
Or How about if I'm stacked out with a particular type of A******c F*** and want to offer a half price clearance. I could of course put it on e-bay but I honestly think the forum members would want first crack at it.
 
I guess I am "In the trade" albeit my trade premises are my garden shed.
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+1... Been saying the same thing for years...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote FlipC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 January 2010 at 7:08am
I feel I understand as there are people
who promote their builds with the SOLE purpose of selling them. Not to share plans.  This site is about DIY. It is THE BEST DIY PA speaker building forum on the net. But yet they want to take advantage of it.

At the same time
there does need to be an allowance for such. So like most other forums charge a vendor fee. Have each vendor have their very own section under Vendors/Category. So if someone was asking about whom could build etc. Then a vendor could just reply with a link to their section. Not posting any other info.

At the same time the FOR SALE
section would be for used equipment only and not for repeat sales. IE your only allowed X post per month. This should remain free to members.

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Done, I fink, innit ... 

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gosh. quite an old thread!


Edited by Guy Johnson - 23 January 2010 at 4:33am
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Robbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 June 2006 at 4:27pm
There is a well known saying--IF IT AINT BROKE THEN DO NOT FIX IT--why change anything as good as this forum when it all works superbly--obviously everyone on here is fully aware of the Pro Audio Parts tie up but it has never caused any major problems as I know to--nor has anyone pushing sales of their own products,because these members also tend to be the core of a very helpfull membership and certainly contribute to this forums success.
 If Alex or anyone commercially involved with this forum are attempting to manipulate certain things then they will run the risk of some of the major contributors to this forum breaking away to form a splinter website as there are some pretty hefty members of this forum that have easily got the clout(both financially and with business expertise) to be able to carry something of this nature through.
Heres another saying---Let sleeping dogs lie---eveyone is happy with the forum 99% of the time so why change anything----also agree with Mykey that the site is now a lot slower.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote minaximal Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 June 2006 at 11:09am
i think this is a shame.

i understand its not free to host web space, and if every other post was to advertise the latest (insert product here) then it could be annoying to say the least.

i have a little anti-capitalist slant in my views, so think big brand advertising is not for a forum like this.

but i also feel it is good to see what people/businesses have to offer.

the new rules now mean if someone makes a cabinet, or there own design even, and they are affiliated with or sell the odd cabinet then they could not post photos of the build unless asked to do so. which only helps the larger or more well known bussinesses.

*does using the same forum name as your business really make a difference?? surely it helps to show who is who!

is this site and discussions of free designs (started and predominantly) by mr mogale not a form of advertising for the commercially linked designs of his, promoted with banners on these very forums and sold under voids/proaudioparts (same) name?

and if laxscan is alex from pap, when am i also just an end user not a commercial seller?

the problem can only come from overt advertising by large companies with their latest products, when it comes to smaller companies i.e. one man band etc with more bespoke or niche products then it is good to hear of them. i dont think that at the moment there is anyone from a large company directly making any kind of hard sell or spam advertising here, ahem the banners.

i think a more relaxed approach would be more condusive to a  free and informative site. ie, sellers of products should be able to mention them  but  with common sense  in regards to relevance and blatant advertising spam, offenders should then  be warned, or deleted. now though, maybe i think there are strange shaped hoops to jump through

dont get me wrong i still think the site is a great resource of knowledge and information, even with less posts now from the likes of elliot t, mike e, rog, djk, jdo1, freddyi, walt.. etcetc sory cant list all the peeps, but by essence, building speakers is not strictly a non-commercial or hobbyist occupation.

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