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Has Anybody Had Dealings With Bobby From Dixie Flyer?

Old 07-09-20, 12:39 AM
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Has Anybody Had Dealings With Bobby From Dixie Flyer?

When I order the frame, he assured me a two week ETA. That was May 17. I am aware that everything is moving slow everywhere. My big concern is the inability to give any information on ETA. I ask and his replay is soon or something similar. Is he just a fly by the seat of your pants kind of guy, or should I be worried?

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Old 07-09-20, 05:15 AM
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My experience with DF is - you'll get what you order - eventually.

*I bought the Hellyer bars and went through a similar situation as you are describing, lots of delays and eventually just no reply to my emails (I was not bombarding fwiw) Eventually I did get the bars, and they are fine, but the experience overall definitely turned me off as a repeat customer.

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Old 07-09-20, 12:00 PM
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Alrighty then. Good to know.
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I'm pretty sure that he has the stuff made in China, and right now everything from China is super slow. I ordered something from Amazon -- it showed about 2 weeks in estimated delivery time but it ended up taking 3 months. But, yeah, my drop bars from dixie flyer were several months late -- even precovid.
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My bars were more or less on time and he replied to all my mails. I also changed my order and asked a couple of questions. Shipping was from China to Germany.
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Originally Posted by tobukog View Post
I'm pretty sure that he has the stuff made in China, and right now everything from China is super slow. I ordered something from Amazon -- it showed about 2 weeks in estimated delivery time but it ended up taking 3 months. But, yeah, my drop bars from dixie flyer were several months late -- even precovid.
I am rounding the corner on 3 months. It would less irritating if he was more up front about the time table and the shipping issues. One of his friends told me he waits until he has a large shipment to save on freight costs. It would have been nice if he was upfront about that. Him being somewhat local, I see a lot of his frames, so I know it will probably ship eventually.
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