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Old 05 February 2007, 16:05   #11
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I thought it best if everyone knows what the REAL situation is with Olmec and what has happened.
The company is now in liquidation, there are many contributing factors to why this happened which i will not go in to.
In the past i have made some mistakes with Olmec, some big mistakes too which i am now seeking to rectify, i am now a sole trader and undertaking the same line of work but on my own.
I hope that this puts those people who are interested in the picture.
Hello Ribraff, No it does not put us in the picture (me anyway), but if you wish to list what it is you believe to be your mistakes, then perhaps thos who wish to deal with you in the future will know you know the folly of your ways.

For what its worth, I would like if you wished to discuss your idea of your mistakes, seeing as you posted your situation on the forum..

I am in business myself and I am sure I will understand them and share some empathy with you. How much did you end up owing your suppliers, when did you last post audited accounts and what was your turnover in the last year and what loss did you carry over into the current year.

This will allow those interested to know, your margin of error
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Old 05 February 2007, 16:05   #12
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Don't get touchy Mollers - he didn't say he was referring to you.
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Old 05 February 2007, 17:10   #13
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All the best Ed.

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Old 05 February 2007, 17:28   #14
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Good luck Ed.

Admittedly my opinion of your work is only based on the great job you did on Davybouys searider, and the 5 mins we chatted for at the upper slip last summer, but what I have seen is good.

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Hope it goes well this time

But I also have to point out that I feel for the people who arn't going to get paid and may be in a similar position through no fault of their own
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'In the past i have made some mistakes with Olmec, some big mistakes too which i am now seeking to rectify, i am now a sole trader and undertaking the same line of work but on my own. '

Perhaps you could start by fixing all the flappy bits on my boat which failed to do last time .
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Old 06 February 2007, 10:45   #17
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Old 06 February 2007, 14:43   #18
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Good luck Ed, hope everything goes well!
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Old 18 February 2007, 22:18   #19
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Must be quite a challenge to build tubes that withstand the
hellacious pounding these boats take. As new to the sport I can't help but wonder about the effects on longevity and cosmetic integrity that are the results of useage manner and storage of these crafts. I once had a partner who guaranteed his work for life,...providing you died when you were supposed to.
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Old 19 February 2007, 03:27   #20
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thats exactly what happened to my Humber, and she said "its never Happened before" !!
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