[DMCForum] Re: Inappropriate Car Show Behavior?
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Huh? Matt, be sure to share what ever it is you're smoking.

For the record we all got our Tubes from Fair Radio. The BASES were 
incorrect, but 9 times out of 10 tubes were good. 

As for this ebay auction, I have NO idea what you are talking about.

I must admit that it is good to finally hear the "reason" why you 
seem to be going after me with such vigor over the years. However 
wrong that may be...

You and Robert should hook up. :)

-Gary


--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Matt Spittle" 
<matthew.spittle@...> wrote:
>
> And what better time to throw myself into the
> mess! :)  
> 
> First, let me say that I don't agree with the vulgar stickers on
> Monte's car at DCS for the same reason I wouldn't agree with porno
> being shown at DCS - there were children present.  Secondly, and
> equally, I don't agree with touching anyone else's car.    
> 
> I agree that there seems to be a lot of competition in this
> prop-building community, and it could easily be seen on Ebay.  As 
an
> example, I once e-mailed Bruce Coulombe on E-bay, asking him why he
> sold flux capacitors with replica components, but yet he was buying
> the authentic components in other ebay auctions (as could be seen 
by
> doing a bidder search).  He sent me a very long and angry e-mail 
back
> to me that started with "Gary W..."  Clearly, he thought that I was
> Gary, and there were some negative feelings there.  The e-mail 
went on
> to say that Bruce was licensed by Universal, Gary was not, and 
Bruce
> could put an end to Gary's then-time machine replica by making a 
few
> phone calls.  
> 
> I had asked Gary for help in the past finding parts to build my own
> flux capacitor, but he wouldn't tell me.  I did some searching, 
found
> a source for what appeareed to be the authentic parts, and then 
sent
> it to Gary and asked him if the parts were correct.  He said yes, 
and
> that I had found the "Holy Grail."  This was www.fairradio.com.  I
> went and bought the $75 worth of parts, only to find out later that
> they weren't the right parts.  Some time later, I asked Gary if a
> particular e-bay auction was selling the right parts.  He said no, 
so
> I didn't bid.  To my surprise, he later bid on that same item and 
won
> the auction.  At least then I knew what the right parts were.    
> 
> From this, it became clear to me that Gary was interested in making
> money, and would do anything to protect his business strategy even 
if
> it meant telling kids the wrong information.  I didn't like
> Gary after that.  
> 
> Bruce C., on the other hand, after I told him in response to his 
angry
> e-mail that, in fact, I wasn't Gary W., went ahead and sent me FREE
> AUTHENTIC PARTS to help me build my own flux capacitor replica.  
Talk
> about a nice guy.  
> 
> In short, I can sympathize with VB's frustration with Gary.  I 
think
> that some of those who are involved with BTTF prop-making have made
> things very ugly for the rest of the fans.  
> 
> 
> Matt
> #1604
>







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