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Old 12-10-2013, 01:10 PM
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Default Trail Gear buys out Longfield Super Axles

With the passing of Bobby Long after his fight with cancer, Longfield Super Axles has been sold. Trail Gear purchased the company and plans to keep it going, including honoring all warranties! Here is the press release:

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Old 12-10-2013, 05:35 PM
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*getting popcorn*
Really think it's that bad of an idea? Or just a TG hater?

I think it's VERY smart of Matt. Transforms a competitor into another couple successful, profitable product lines. Also think it will be great for those who have Longfield equipment already, as long as the quality sticks around for the new replacement parts.
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Old 12-10-2013, 06:17 PM
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Hmmm.....what will they be called, Matt's Choicefields? Waltonfields? LongMesser's?
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Hmmm.....what will they be called, Matt's Choicefields? Waltonfields? LongMesser's?
Probably should just call them RCV's, since they make both TG's dirty 30 and Longfield's. They have been the same since TG went to the 300M inner races.
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Old 12-11-2013, 01:38 PM
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Naw, just waiting to see the sparks fly.
What sparks? What exactly are you waiting for?
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:29 PM
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What sparks? What exactly are you waiting for?
This:
http://forum.ih8mud.com/chit-chat/78...field-rip.html

http://forum.ih8mud.com/showpost.php...8&postcount=34
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So waiting for more rumors and false accusations?

I know companies can not be perfect and that there will always be someone unhappy with something. But TG must be doing something right since they continue to grow in size and product line. If they were truly the devil as some like to suggest, they wouldn't be able to continue as they would run out of customers and money quickly.

I have done business with TG for years now. I honestly haven't had a problem or issue with them for years. Customer service was been good, product quality has been decent, and they have always been willing to warranty items for us.
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What sparks? What exactly are you waiting for?
Just another great product that will be cheaped out by Trailmart...
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So waiting for more rumors and false accusations?
Just because you have had good experiences doesn't mean that everyone else's bad experiences are false accusations. I don't have a dog in this fight (have never tried to buy anything from them) but I was just sharing links to other discussions because you asked. I'm sure they have had good customer service for you as you say, so congratulations.
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Old 12-11-2013, 04:49 PM
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Just because you have had good experiences doesn't mean that everyone else's bad experiences are false accusations. I don't have a dog in this fight (have never tried to buy anything from them) but I was just sharing links to other discussions because you asked. I'm sure they have had good customer service for you as you say, so congratulations.
You are correct. I just get sick of the bashing bandwagon and came in hot. Should have used better words. TG has stepped up their game and now has stepped to the plate to purchase what was a great company.

Here's to hoping they keep it that way

And for those who would rather the bashing continue, just because this one made me giggle:

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