Your idea would only apply to the turners that use this NG. IMHO this
would be a very small percentage of the purchases made at any of these
vendors. I do not belive that those asscociated with this NG, make up
the largest volume of sales with any of the vendors availiable.
I've been involved in this group for about a year,and it seams that the
average number of posts listed,is about 350 to 500 ,on any given day.
I've also noticed a lot of newbes lately, that do not know where to
purchase lathe tools or accsessories. Their experience with a vendor
would be ,maybe a small first time perchase. Untill a person has had
multiple purchases from a vendor,how could they honestly evaluate the
service ,that they received.
I've not had the best of service from Craft Supplies,but I have learned
to call in advance of any purchase,to see if the item is in stock.If not
I go else where,and save myself from the pain and agrivation,of a back
Have at it with your idea,but also,you need to find out how many times a
person has delt with a vendor,to get an honest idea of the service that
How long do you intend to collect this information,and what will you do
with it once it is collected ? What is your goal in doing this ? You
also might want to collect data on the number of happy customers,
then you can compare the information and present it to the group.
Member : AAW
The South Central Pa Turners