Southwest Moto

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by openboatt, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. racer 07

    racer 07 Lock & Load

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    SWmoto rocks!:thumb You have to meet Blaine to get it. He's just a no bs person and a hell of a motorcycle rider. Won his class in Baja more than once. Even gave me a t-shirt on my first purchase. WhooHooo:lol3 Just my.02 Racer07:ricky You must have thick skin to be an adventure rider.
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  2. tjhess74

    tjhess74 Been here awhile

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    not all negative experiences where the person gripes results in less business...just look at this forum! if someone who had no idea about swmoto read this, do you think they would walk away thinking swmoto was a bad company or do you think they would go place an order and expect great prices and fast shipping??? i know which one i would bet on!!!:clap
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  3. DOD

    DOD idiot dirt rider

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    :rofl


    -dod
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  4. Dave JP

    Dave JP BRP Rider

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    I caught it, but understand Kenaroo speak.

    Dave
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  5. Trophy Mike

    Trophy Mike w/extreme prejudice

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    Kinda sounds like "soup nazi syndrome". Quality, price, straightforwardness, but no free bread if you test the proprietor's patience.
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  6. disconnected

    disconnected rider

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    I dont understand whey there is some much defense here. SW is in Sales, and he came accross very arrogant.. I have ordered many tires from SW, but come on guys, he is a retailer and came accross rude, I bet all of you have more brains then that...

    get real..

    who has not worked in retail here, imagine if you acted so arrogant, I guarentee you would lose customers or your job..


    greg
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  7. disconnected

    disconnected rider

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    ps, dennis kirk has the best tires prices, there quick and not rude.. :thumb
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  8. Craiger

    Craiger Been here awhile

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    :D I had never ordered from SW Moto before I saw this thread. I was so offended by his coments that I ordered two rear and one front TKC's. Great price and fast shipping... I don't need my ass kissed by a saleman, I just want good prices and fast shipping, to me actions speak louder than words. Thanks SW Moto
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  9. Bob

    Bob Formerly H20Pumper

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    Just a quick comment and question.

    I've ordered lots of tires from SW and always had great service.

    Is Blaine still in business? Website looks the same.
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  10. MikeyT

    MikeyT Krusty Olde Pharte™

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    I don't see any sarcasm there, just a statement of policy. openboatt asked, Blaine responded. Maybe a little more than the requisite "We never sell or give away customers' information." but he told him straight out what his policy is. BTW, I fully agree with the comment, from whom I don't recall, that openboatt needs to wash the sand from his mangina.

    BTW, openboatt has not responded yet, that I can see, to the question what particular part of Blaine's response led to his canceling his order.
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  11. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second...

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    Ummmm....nope...

    Based on this thread I ordered 2 908RRs today for more than $80 LESS than Dennis Kirk......1 day shipping....friendly and helpful service...
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  12. rolo tomassi

    rolo tomassi Been here awhile

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    I have been ordering tires from SWMoto for several years now, and have referred them to dozens of riders so that they could save mucho $$$ too. They rock. Before them I ordered from Donelson, another great group to do business with. What's the original gripe? Somebody run outta Tampax in the SWMoto bathroom? :huh
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  13. MikeyT

    MikeyT Krusty Olde Pharte™

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    Not to steer anyone away from SWM, but Dennis Kirk will sell $1 below anyone else's published regular price. You have to show them, but they'll beat anyone.
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  14. bloochdog

    bloochdog Itinerant jackass

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    I am shocked ! Shocked I tell you!!!
    I have no dog in this fight but think Brian should give us all free stuff for a week!!!!

    Furthermore , I will not buy another zepplin til they stop killing all the whales.:becca :ddog
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  15. rjdills

    rjdills Been here awhile

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    Yep, his response was a little crusty; I think the old guy thought you were claiming he is known for selling client information, and it pissed him off. Email is a bitch that way; you can never be sure how your written words will be taken when the reader does not have your voice or facial expressions as other clues.

    It has happened to me.

    Actually to me your message looked like you were saying, "listen you grimy vendor, I'll buy your shit, but don't cross me me, cause I'm a bad ....."

    But maybe that is just me.
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  16. openboatt

    openboatt Don't harsh my mellow

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    I'm shocked...shocked I say, that this subject is still on the front page. To those who commiserate, thanks for getting the message. To you middle school comedians, tough titty. To the 5,000 that viewed and drew their own conclusions, peace, love, dove.

    obt
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  17. lfmn

    lfmn Been here awhile

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    I'm going to have to buck the trend in putting in my two cents. I don't need anyone to kiss my ass, but I thought his reply was over the top. All he needed to do was say that he doesn't sell customer information. The part about Christ doesn't bother me at all, although I don't know why he found it necessary to add that to the email. It seems to me that a good business man should never give a customer a reason not to buy from them.

    I think the bottom line is that if you own your own business then you can act however you want and if you are the customer, you can refuse to do business with whoever you don't like.
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  18. rufus

    rufus We're burning daylight...

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    One more time for the people in the cheap seats.
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  19. AceRph

    AceRph Affluenza Free! Administrator

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    I bought a lot of tires from blaine. He's pretty direct, but has always done everything he says he's going to do.

    I'm going to buy some more from him, because he doesn't sell my info to anyone. He never even remembers that I've bought from him before. I'm always treated like a new customer. :thumb

    *bump to the top*
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  20. DirtyOldMan

    DirtyOldMan Long timer

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    Not sure but I think I bought my Metzlers from SW Moto can't remember.

    I will buy my next set from them for sure, I really like that they don't sell your info to all those spammers out there.