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Old 02-11-2021, 01:11 PM
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C'mon. Really?
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Old 02-11-2021, 02:09 PM
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Old 02-11-2021, 03:27 PM
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OK. I believe it now.
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Old 02-11-2021, 05:27 PM
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I got an email from Boyce that my Pershing stuff has shipped via USPS. Great. Maybe I’ll see it by August.
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Old 02-12-2021, 03:18 PM
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ALL kits should include TUBES without exception.
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Old 02-12-2021, 04:22 PM
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ALL kits should include TUBES without exception.


I tend to agree and if they did include all the tubes I would buy a bunch of stuff.
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Old 02-12-2021, 04:32 PM
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ALL kits should include TUBES without exception.


Most definitely.

Just as a service to one’s customers, if nothing else. If you force people to go to TWO different places just to get all the needed items for the kits YOU sell, a good number of people are gonna say...”ummm...nah, I’ll just order some other kit.”

Kinda like buying candles at one place and having to go to another place to get the wicks.

I think they’d probably see a 15% or more increase in sales if they offered ‘full’ kits instead of short kits.

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Old 02-12-2021, 04:40 PM
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Supposed "kits" that don't include tubes, decals, and wood are NOT kits and should not be marketed as such.
They are nothing more than PARTS PAKS.
I don't want to have to piece-meal a kit together with two or more orders.
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Supposed "kits" that don't include tubes, decals, and wood are NOT kits and should not be marketed as such.
They are nothing more than PARTS PAKS.
I don't want to have to piece-meal a kit together with two or more orders.


To be fair, it's pretty clear on the Boyce website what is NOT included in the kits.
You may be right about being able to increase their sales if they were complete kits, but lots of serious builders have a large number of the more common body tubes about and wouldn't need to order anything extra.
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Old 02-12-2021, 07:58 PM
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However, AFAIK BT-101 is not a particularly common tube to have lying around the workshop. Most people building rockets in that size today would probably use the LOC 3.90 heavy wall tubing instead. I actually have plenty of tubing on hand from BT-4 (10.5mm motor tubing) al the way to BT-60 on hand for scratch projects, but the not larger diameters. I tend to buy those as needed for specific projects.
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