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Unread 04-06-2013, 12:48 PM   #31
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Yeah people can make there own items, but ya don't go on a thread asking how its made when the manufacturer is on the same thread. Good intentions or not it never ends well as you noticed haha

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Unread 04-06-2013, 01:30 PM   #32
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Plus I've already bought all of Fawkes WJ products.
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Unread 04-06-2013, 01:45 PM   #33
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Plus I've already bought all of Fawkes WJ products.
My previous comment wasn't directed towards you, I think what your getting fabbed is a killer idea
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Unread 04-06-2013, 01:55 PM   #34
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I got them a few weeks ago and love them as well. Now if I could only get stuck lol

The reason is that there are alway 3-4 cars stuck in front of my house when it snows. I've already almost made myomere back pulling people out at $50 a pop
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Unread 04-06-2013, 02:20 PM   #35
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I wish it snowed enough in jersey for people to get stuck, or I wish I was lucky enough to find the stuck people haha. Such a great way to make money
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Unread 04-06-2013, 03:33 PM   #36
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I have fawkes whole package on the front with a winch quick disconnect. I have pulled from both the shackles and the winch mounted to the receiver. I have also pulled fallen trees and other jeeps using both. My review so far, these are unbreakable. In the interest of little competition...I am having these fabbed for the rear receiver of the WJ. I can't wait to test them. http://www.detoursusa.com/c3r.php
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seems to be ok here....
Detours is a great company that makes awesome products (like the tabs pictured) that we do not. In fact, we send some folks their way when we get inquiries on tire carriers... again, something that we don't currently produce.

You've got PMs, but I'll say it here publicly for the record: No worries! 1) I understand where you're coming from, and 2) You're new here.

I disagree with your assessment (even with the explanation you sent via PM) but encourage you to come up with something better rather than directly copy what we do. Competition is always a good thing for the marketplace (just do us all a favor and play by the rules and set up a vendor account here if you want to sell them).

We designed something unique in our modular tabs a little over a year ago. It had a different application than our competitor's product, and we were more than happy to send those folks wanting larger stand-alone tabs to Saguaro. It appears that in order to compete at the price point we were selling our modular tabs at, they redesigned their tabs to use substantially less steel. This product is our response.

So now the market has a product that is 75% stronger than the original costing around $50 less, all due to competition, or even just the perception of competition by similar companies. Again; competition is always a good thing for the marketplace.

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Unread 04-06-2013, 06:11 PM   #37
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It would be nice to incorporate a tab to mount lights on the shackle tab.
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Unread 04-06-2013, 08:34 PM   #38
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His standard style that angle down should fit with a brush guard; depends how the guard mounts.

Here is mine with the standard style and bullbar relocation brackets;
The stand alones basically come straight out in the same spot as the stock tow hooks.
what bullbar is that. i like very much.
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what bullbar is that. i like very much.
I got it used, but I think it's a Hunter?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/99-04-Jeep-G...ht_5497wt_1091
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I got it used, but I think it's a Hunter?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/99-04-Jeep-G...ht_5497wt_1091
ya it appears to be. thanks for the info man.
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Those look fantastic!
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Sorry for the bad pic but here is my fawkes set-up. The license plate is inserted in the front receiver (NH law), there are shackle tabs and a hunter bullbar with IPF lights mounted. This is a great set-up and I recommend it to anyone and everyone looking for front end recovery.
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I just love the way d-rings look on the wj. Form and function! haha
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Originally Posted by texlurch

His standard style that angle down should fit with a brush guard; depends how the guard mounts.

Here is mine with the standard style and bullbar relocation brackets;
The stand alones basically come straight out in the same spot as the stock tow hooks.
That looks shweet!!
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