Re: [CR]Regarding Persons Saddles


Example: Production Builders

In-Reply-To: <8C8B934C8AD09AC-13B8-35F2@FWM-R06.sysops.aol.com>
From: "Tony Colegrave" <tony_colegrave@hotmail.com>
To: oroboyz@aol.com
Subject: Re: [CR]Regarding Persons Saddles
Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2006 21:31:59 +0000
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

D.B. '...Persons developed this product because they were losing Brooks'.

Correct.

Tony Colegrave, Northiam, U.K.


>From: oroboyz@aol.com
>To: p2vp26na@intergate.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>Subject: Re: [CR]Regarding Persons Saddles
>Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2006 17:06:40 -0400
>
><< ...I returned the Parsons and exchanged it for a Brooks. >>
>
>Yes, that would have happened then but probably not5 in the future...
>Persons was the long time USA agent for Brooks but that stopped a few
>months (or longer) ago. I suspect that Persons developed this product line
>because they were losing Brooks...
>
>
>
>Dale Brown
>Greensboro, North Carolina USA
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: p2vp26na@intergate.com
>To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>Sent: Sun, 8 Oct 2006 3:37 PM
>Subject: [CR]Regarding Persons Saddles
>
> I don't know if "new" would apply to a Persons saddle I bought over a
>year ago. I believe he had just started to import them. Mine was made in
>India. The rivets were poorly set, and protruded from the leather.
>Underneath some of the rivets were not completely expanded. I returned
>the Parsons and exchanged it for a Brooks. Communication was excellent
>and the adjustment prompt. Nice to do business with. Quality control
>problems may have been addressed on recent production runs. Would
>otherwise have been a nice saddle for a few bucks less than a Brooks.
>George Jones
>Dallas, TX