Re: [CR]high cost of eyetalian bb cutters


Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 08:01:08 -0400
From: Eric Goforth <ewgoforth@earthlink.net>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]high cost of eyetalian bb cutters
References: <20070601024849.PTDJ19701.ibm66aec.bellsouth.net@gateway>
In-Reply-To: <20070601024849.PTDJ19701.ibm66aec.bellsouth.net@gateway>


Peter Koskinen wrote:
> Park units in the range of 500 to 600 dollars ... and individual Ital. dies
> at
> about $275 each ... just for that one small little part!!! What is the deal
>
> Mark,
> In case you aren't aware, the US Dollar has been flushed down the toilet
> against the Euro. Today the price is $1.34511 = 1 Euro. You do the math and
> figure it out. If you need help with your arithmetic don't call your
> president because he can't add either.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Peter Reid Koskinen
>
> Chapel Hill, NC, 27516
> USA
>

The exchange ratio can't really explain why the Park units are so high, they're made here.

Eric Goforth
Durham, NC USA