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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby SaltWaterDog » Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:19 pm

I use my iPhone browser on this site. Sig doesn’t show up. Anyways, if someone wants to get this thread back on track, go right ahead.

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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby ulukaya » Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:59 pm

CaptainCore wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:49 pm
Deaimel wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:47 pm


I don't see anything wrong with this thread, transparency is a good thing. Hopefully this can be addressed by Core to benefit both the brand and users.
Then I suggest the OP changes the title to read Don't buy a Core kite in the USA before you read this, because it patently isn't an issue here in the UK or other parts of Europe and you are damning the efforts globally because of the internal shipping difficulties of the US market simply because this is an English speaking website that some of you can read, if not completely understand.
This thread started after multiple issues with Core USA. Previous kiters and I contacted multiple times to the HQ in Germany, and they'd always bounce you to Core USA no matter what. US is a huge market, maybe Core is good on shipping in EU, but then you still have tons of other kite locations. If they can't even support US, I wonder what they are doing in even remote locations. If everyone else outside US starts replying that Core has been excellent in their locations, I'd be happy to change the title to only US.

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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby ulukaya » Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:58 am

To put in perspective this is how $50 shoelaces from Germany look like.
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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby thewindego » Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:13 am

Did you ever go and get some parts for lets say a car? $50 is like going to McDonalds for 2 so please stop
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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby thewindego » Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:18 am

Just thought you should go to walmart and buy shoelaces and rig that ...come on dont be a dick. $50 for calibrated lines is really A DEAL.

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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby knotwindy » Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:16 am

No, no it’s not.

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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby PullStrings » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:23 am

"OP" ....so glad you got your parts today wednesday...that's was pretty fast since it was probably shipped monday !!......you are back on your 12 !!..........Yippie !!
So all you got is a pair of B2....correct ?
Was it $50 including shipping ?
I think they took care of you in a timely manner
Happy kiting !

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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby ulukaya » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:25 am

Last time I’ve been to mc, they had $1 menus. This line is $1 or $2 from China. It’s just a dynemaa that was cut to a known length. I already paid for calibration when I bought the kite for $1700. I’m even ok for paying $12 for the lines, issue is the recurring $30 shipping cost every time you need a small fix.

They don’t ship your light bulb from Germany every time you need to change it.

How hard it’s to stock these inexpensive little shoe laces at least in distributor in US if not all the dealers?

Core, you made a mistake to store it here. At least own your mistake and not make your own customers pay the shipping. It not only cost me extra $30 but also took me 7 days to replace my lines, and lost the last windy week in NY.
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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby Matteo V » Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:20 am

CaptainCore wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:57 pm
Look at this "but do you gotta put it out for everyone to see" what kind of grammatical structure is this?
Ummmmmm???????? Grammar? Graemerrr?

Your sword is a bit dull to cause harm to anyone else, but you seem to fall on it with amazing regularity. And I am not saying this as an insult, as I would rather steer clear of that. Rather, I am just pointing out something you may want to look into, should you wish to do some self reflection. And again, you work for Core? Are they happy in how you are representing them on this forum?

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Re: Don't buy a Core kite before you read this!

Postby james » Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:49 am

Matteo

The words In bold were written by someone else, not by captain core.

He was pointing out the stupidity of being called out for poor grammar by the person that wrote the section in bold.


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