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Old 09-07-2010, 18:36   #26
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I never said it irratated me.
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Old 09-07-2010, 18:41   #27
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I never said it irratated me.
Oh sorry Steve I wasn't referring to you. Shotgunred seemed a little put off by Gavin starting 26 posts.
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Old 09-07-2010, 19:21   #28
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I can see Shotgunred's point of view in that Eric runs the site as a business and depends on advertisers and paid subscriptions to keep his head above water but I'm not sure the Ultimatereloader, (Gavin) could really justify an advertising budget on here. H really doesn't have all that many products for sale.

I do appreciate his site however. He does a very fine job of producing his videos and it's one of the few places when you can compare different machines and available accessories.

With him posting here occasionally it allows newbs and those of us who don't know as much as we think we know to be exposed to new products. Actually I think it compliments GTR quite well... kinda like a value added service which ultimately helps Eric.

(I wonder if this qualifies for a royalty check?)


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Old 09-07-2010, 19:29   #29
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Ya you're right Jack. I'm probably the one being too over sensitive. It just seems like every time Gavin posts here he doesn't get much props. I feel like his whole site is dedicated to helping new reloaders, but Shotgunred does have a point if Gavin is selling stuff.

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Old 09-07-2010, 19:36   #30
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I'm confused, so it's Gavin? When you sign up at his site the email you get says Tim.
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Old 09-07-2010, 19:50   #31
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I'm confused, so it's Gavin? When you sign up at his site the email you get says Tim.

He's in the Witness Protection program... still a little confused with the concept.


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Old 09-07-2010, 19:50   #32
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Oh sorry Steve I wasn't referring to you. Shotgunred seemed a little put off by Gavin starting 26 posts.
I don't think his only participation should be to promote his site. Not only does he sell products but is probably a youtube partner making money off his videos. Hey more power to him is he is making a profit. But Eric is trying to make a living also. Nutenfancy makes a lot of youtube partner videos but he not only list his videos but actively participates on GT.
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Old 09-07-2010, 19:55   #33
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I don't think his only participation should be to promote his site. Not only does he sell products but is probably a youtube partner making money off his videos. Hey more power to him is he is making a profit. But Eric is trying to make a living also. Nutenfancy makes a lot of youtube partner videos but he not only list his videos but actively participates on GT.
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Old 09-08-2010, 02:31   #34
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If you look in Carry Issues, there's plenty of people plugging holsters they make and they do not pay advertising royalties here. He has a pretty informative site, if you ever go there and check it out. As Jack mentioned, he really doesn't have very much for sale over there...

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Old 09-08-2010, 06:10   #35
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The way I look at it. If Eric is not worried about it why should I.
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Old 09-08-2010, 06:21   #36
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The way I look at it. If Eric is not worried about it why should I.
Since were not talkin Red and Blue I'm gonna agree with UB !

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Old 09-08-2010, 06:48   #37
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I know how much time it takes to shoot and edit those videos. I don't think ultimatereloader has any time to really post on here. Especially if he has a full time job and family. I consider his videos more than enough contribution to this board and reloading in general.
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Old 09-08-2010, 07:07   #38
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I doubt Eric even knows.
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