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Author Topic: AIC center console  (Read 10031 times)

Offline Red Dog

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #60 on: February 09, 2011, 01:34:52 PM »
talk about pressure  :D

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #61 on: February 09, 2011, 01:40:26 PM »
The ATD pcb's arrived today, so I will be busy the next few days  :)

I have received payments from the following persons:

Kurt;
Dale;
Jacques;
Jason;
Hans,
Ricardo;
Joseph
Nicolas;
David;
Rodney.

As soon as the manual is finished I will ship out the ATD's, assembled and kits.


Oi Arend!

Don?t forget... family first - so please don?t go stressing out, eh  ;)

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #62 on: February 09, 2011, 05:07:16 PM »
Olivier, no pressure.

I need more time than you, I am sure of that  ;)

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #63 on: February 25, 2011, 12:06:03 PM »
Gents,

Arend instructed me to write a manual for the assembly of the ATD.
So I'm addressing mainly those willing to spare a few bucks and assemble and solder the kit themselves.

Most of you know me, I solder as I breath (although I hardly understand what I solder)
I soldered countless pots and countless microsticks PCB for the Cougar (and those are tiny as well)

But I'm telling you, my soldering material here can't cope with the precision needed to solder the pushbuttons on that PCB. I'm not even sure the guy manning the soldering iron can cope with the level of precision :)
The risk of putting too much solder and therefore shorting the buttons is very high.
initially I shorted 9 btns out of 16.
I would strongly suggest that the PCBs are left to solder by Arend who has the proper material and experience.
Screwing them is not worth the amount Arend is asking for assembly.
Let him have the trouble and save yourself a couple of evening pulling your hairs out ..... go on, ask me how I know :)

All IMHO
« Last Edit: February 25, 2011, 12:24:10 PM by Red Dog »

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #64 on: February 25, 2011, 12:12:38 PM »
Gents,
...
Let him have the trouble and save yourself a couple of evening pulling your hairs out ..... go on, ask me how I know :)
All IMHO

Whew! Glad I ordered the already assembled board!  :clap:
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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #65 on: February 25, 2011, 12:45:50 PM »
I know Red Dog for quit some years now and if he tells you it's hard to do, take his word for it.

Since I have done quit some soldering in my life I have underestimated the soldering of the switches. It became clear to me after my conversations with Olivier.
My conclusion is it would be best me soldering the switches but that gives me a bad feeling to both sides, people ordering the assembled pcb's have payed for the job and people ordering the kit did so to save themselves some bucks. I don't find it honest to charge them afterwards.

I see three possibilities for the kit-buyers:

- Do it yourself, no warranty issued;
- Let me solder the switches for 15 Euro and do the rest by yourself, no warranty issued;
- Let me assembly and test the complete pcb for 40 Euro, warranty issued.

I apologize for the inconvenience caused, but don't want anybody get disappointed afterwarts.

If you want to change anything let me know before monday. All ATD's will be shipped next week.

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #66 on: February 25, 2011, 12:47:37 PM »
OK Arend, I read RD?s post and I think you shall solder our kits and test and then send a paypal request for the money I owe you fro the 3 units

3x40 Euros.

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #67 on: February 26, 2011, 08:26:41 AM »
Gents,
...
Let him have the trouble and save yourself a couple of evening pulling your hairs out ..... go on, ask me how I know :)
All IMHO

Whew! Glad I ordered the already assembled board!  :clap:

Doh! I'm an idiot! Arend, I just checked and I only order the DIY kit of the ATD PCB after all (dang my memory!). I will paypal the additional 40Euro today for the final / tested version.

EDIT: Ok, Paypal won't let me make the charge against my credit card because I am in Europe right now (don't ask me why; has something to do with my "spending patterns" tracked by my bank). So I won't be able to pay until I get back to the states which is after March 5th. Will that work Arend?
« Last Edit: February 26, 2011, 08:49:14 AM by Sherlock »
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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #68 on: February 26, 2011, 10:12:29 AM »
Sherlock, no problem.

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #69 on: February 26, 2011, 12:09:16 PM »
Sherlock, no problem.

Thanks Arend. I'll get it to you as soon as I get back. Should be about March 6th or 7th (Arizona time). Also the additional 10Euro for shipping will be included.
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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #70 on: March 02, 2011, 07:54:21 AM »
All ATD pcb's have been shipped.

Manual will soon be posted on my website.

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #71 on: March 02, 2011, 09:19:35 AM »
If I owe more money...let me know please.....like I said in my original post I do not like to solder....please do it for me and let me know how much more I owe....

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #72 on: March 02, 2011, 09:34:04 AM »
Jacques: Everything is ok.

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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #73 on: March 02, 2011, 09:55:10 AM »
Hello Arend,

I would like to now what the final price is for this nice piece of art.

Cheers Rabbit



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Re: AIC center console
« Reply #74 on: March 02, 2011, 10:16:31 AM »
110 Euro, build and tested.
Excluding shipping and paypal costs.