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Tuna
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« Reply #510 on: January 19, 2018, 11:18:43 am »

Hey if you ever need an unlicensed contractor just give me a call


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Sinocelt
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« Reply #511 on: January 21, 2018, 03:08:48 pm »

What about Coda?  As many of you know, the first batch of 2,000 instruments was a total loss because they didn't do the second of the ultrasonic welds to specifications. We spent a lot of time after that trying to salvage some, but it was not feasible. That was a huge blow financially (what is 2,000 x $59.95?),

How come? It was their mistake; shouldn't they pay for it?


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withnoe
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« Reply #512 on: January 22, 2018, 06:02:28 pm »

There must be more to the error than we understand.


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d102
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« Reply #513 on: January 23, 2018, 06:17:49 am »

These things are usually complicated and if I was involved I would be very wary of discussing them on a public web site, far too many legal implications.

More important is that tomorrows trial weld goes smoothly and results in a perfectly formed Coda.   I hope that Karl will give us an update if he has a few minutes to spare but know he is very busy getting support material together for when Coda does finally get released.


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Karl
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« Reply #514 on: January 23, 2018, 09:37:29 pm »

Tuna, I just laughed out loud. You said,
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Hey if you ever need an unlicensed contractor just give me a call
By contractor, do you mean to work on my house? Or were you referring to the type of contracts that people sometimes take out to, uh, deal with their, uh, problems?

Sinocelt, I understand how you feel! Obviously, I felt very disappointed and angry right at first, but life has taught me something: we all frequently make mistakes, me included. My goal is to treat others in the way that I would like to be treated. If I want them to be patient with me, I have to be patient with them. In this case, I'm convinced that there was no malice involved but rather a lack of experience with projects such as mine. Besides that, over the years, every time I have gotten really angry with someone in business, I have always regretted my behavior later, so I have tried to train myself to look for positives when things like this happen. In this case, one positive is that the molders are now more determined than ever to be careful, to make up for this, and do what they can to make Coda a success. If I were to damage the vital relationship that I have with them, it might spell the end of Coda.




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Tuna
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« Reply #515 on: January 26, 2018, 12:02:19 am »

By contractor, do you mean to work on my house? Or were you referring to the type of contracts that people sometimes take out to, uh, deal with their, uh, problems?


Either. Both.
Though I only have skills and tools to help with the first one, I'd consider the latter if it helps get the Coda in production sooner.  Grin


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Sinocelt
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« Reply #516 on: February 06, 2018, 03:10:02 pm »

Sinocelt, I understand how you feel! Obviously, I felt very disappointed and angry right at first, but life has taught me something: we all frequently make mistakes, me included.

Sure, but one should take responsibility for one's mistakes, not expect someone else to pay for them.


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Karl
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« Reply #517 on: February 06, 2018, 04:17:48 pm »

Assigning clear responsibility on a project like this can be tough. There is the mold designer, the mold makers, the molders, the ultrasonic welding equipment makers, the complex nature of my design...  This is a challenging project, and I'm trying to see it through to completion. To get there, we've got to work as a team as much as possible.


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Sinocelt
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« Reply #518 on: February 14, 2018, 07:18:52 pm »

Assigning clear responsibility on a project like this can be tough. There is the mold designer, the mold makers, the molders, the ultrasonic welding equipment makers, the complex nature of my design...  This is a challenging project, and I'm trying to see it through to completion. To get there, we've got to work as a team as much as possible.

I admire your restraint. I truly do. I wouldn't be able to bear it, were I you. There's no "team" in my mind when only one person pays the price -- and, worst of all, the one person who is demonstrably not responsible for the f* up.


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