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Old 15 December 2004, 14:48   #1
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Pro-Sport RIBs... is it really an existing company?

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Im trying now for almost one week to get somebody of that Prosport- Company located on Guernsey on the phone- does this guy Jason Norman and his company really exist or do I chase a phantom? What the f... is wrong there? Either you talk to an answeringmachine or your call can not be connected..... How in the world do I get informations on a RIB he wants to sell? An occasionally email with just a promise to call me back is all that I can achieve- maybe one of you guys knows a number I don`t have yet?
I have already understood that he`s pretty busy all the time, but nobody on earth and also not on Guernsey can be THAT busy..?!

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Old 15 December 2004, 15:20   #2
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i spoke to them just over a week ago so that they could arrange collection of some tubes i made for them , no problems there ,try emailing them.
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Old 15 December 2004, 15:23   #3
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I took the trouble to fly out there and see the ribs and talk to Jason.
Chose not to buy from him on account of, I could never get hold of him.
Phones didnt get answered, E-mails took weeks to reply too.

Your not the only one struggling to talk to him.
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Old 15 December 2004, 19:07   #4
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but nobody on earth and also not on Guernsey can be THAT busy..?!
Why cant we be busy in Guernsey? Yes he does exist was talkign tohim on phone and face to face the other day. Patience and timing and you will get through. It might be a shared phone fax line at the mo as C&W (Clueless and witless) have not been back to sort out tel lines and are useless.
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Old 15 December 2004, 21:46   #5
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Jason is a nice bloke who builds good ribs - he just doesn't have a clue how to run a business!!!!

His cousin Marc is much more switched on but he is away at the moment.

They have had a really tough time of it due to various supply probs but apparently that's all sorted now - they are just playing catchup!
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Old 16 December 2004, 03:00   #6
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...I take it that's a Prosport you've odered to go with your engine then, Codders?
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but nobody on earth and also not on Guernsey can be THAT busy..?!
Ay! Cheeky B@strd
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Old 16 December 2004, 06:37   #8
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I was down there on Tuesday evening they are definitely open for business and very busy. They're fixing my boat at the moment, so don't disturb them !!!!

Jason is very helpful when you get in touch. I spent weeks trying to phone, but the ONLY way to communicate is via e-mail, which they check several times a day.

He's got some lovely looking boats on teh go at the moment.
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Thanks for all the answers-
seems like I`m not the only one with problems to get hold of him.... Actually I was interested in a used boat he has for sale right now but I`ll go some place else and buy there..... it`s absolutly useless to waste another couple of weeks since I really can think about some better things to do in my leisure time!
Why dont they just cut their telephone-lines and switch back to the good old message in a bottle? That`ll be even cheaper with the same results.......

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