Author Topic: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things  (Read 4821 times)

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 So some person whom Ive never heard of just sent me a threatening email ill leave names out of this, Why I dont know but ill post the exact email and let others come to a conclusion.   " leave cothran's valve alone! we ALL can see what you are up to ! . We have this covered !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! " Not sure why someone would send me this message unless they misread something I posted but I can say this I have no intensions of copying anyone ever or using others ideas unless I ask them first. I have plenty of my own ideas and certainly dont need to copy anyone. Ill call Don myself and make sure were on the same page and anyone whos thinking of slurring my name online or in private at least get your facts strait.
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2016, 09:16:03 PM »
Wow sounds like some people need to relax.
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2016, 09:30:12 PM »
 yea probably me LOL.
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2016, 09:56:59 PM »
Sorry to see this.  I hope the culprit at least has the maturity to come forward.

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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2016, 10:07:50 PM »
 Im not calling anyone out I just want it known I have a good reputation because I work hard and im honest so If someone is trying to start unfounded crap be prepared to  defend what you say as I will not let you spoil my reputation with non truths.
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2016, 10:12:23 PM »
Somebody needs to take his CHILL PILLS....  ::)

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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2016, 11:14:51 PM »
Sadly I've seen this in action in many ways, shapes and forms as of lately in the Airgun world. Lot of people want to stir up crap rather than look in the mirror and in my opinion it's cowardice at its finest. Don't take much to hide behind a keyboard but it takes a lot more to pick up the phone and talk or go face to face.....

Hope it blows over quickly and you get the word out enough that your reputation doesn't suffer any
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2016, 04:08:30 AM »
Whomever must be a sore election loser.
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2016, 05:09:44 AM »
Was their name DICK?
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2016, 08:45:35 AM »
Not to encourage you in any means but, an E-mail like that would piss me off. HECK, me sending you a dual wire spring gave you some good ideas with the new twin spring your working on.

All I asked you when I shipped it to you was to post a string with it and tell me how you liked it. I ain't upset about it. Just wished someone like you would have taken it up 2 years ago instead of getting bashed about it and others calling it BS.

With the resources that you have, I would start working on your WAR valve to allow it to open easier and quicker. That's your design and has potential to allow for easier opening and closing faster almost just the way it sits now.

Just a little hint,
Think of an SSG type poppet spring. Pre-loaded spring on a guide that has a gap to the poppet head. ;)
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #10 on: December 10, 2016, 09:52:10 AM »
 Im working on a balanced valve of my own design and will hopefully this coming year have it ready but thats another story. I was just told Don told a friend of mine I was trying to copy his valve so you can see how rumors can get started and things blown out of proportion thats why I took it public so everyone knows where I stand. And Shorty your right your dual wire spring was what got me thinking of the TSS and how simple a device can be made and still be functionally really good. I had real good results from shortys spring and the ssg so I used both ideas and came up with the TSS. Anyway its the sharing of ideas in and open forum that leads to advances and new product growth not hatred and rumors.
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2016, 10:35:44 AM »
RANT ON !!!

Shorty.... you still haven't learned how to let sleeping dogs lie, have you.... you have to turn everything into a pissing contest....

I NEVER called your dual wire spring BS....
I have always admitted that a short stiff spring with a gap to the hammer helps prevent hammer bounce....
My SSG was merely an attempt to achieve the latter with less cocking force, which properly built, it does nicely....

I DO take exception to two things....

You cannot compare your two interwound springs that act as one to what Travis has done, where they are counterwound, move independently, and only the inner one is adjusted for preload....
You have to at some point admit that physics doesn't lie, and that a short stiff spring is harder to cock than the normal preloaded setup, when adjusted for the same FPE.... You somehow conveniently seem to avoid that....

RANT OFF !!!

Bob
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2016, 10:57:08 AM »
Bob,
I am not comparing nothing here nor ranting. I am glad Travis was able to blend the two. Also gave an idea for his WAR valve.

I have let it go and moved on.

Don't bully me sir. I get myself in trouble too easily speaking my mind and I am trying extremely hard lately to keep my cool.

Tim



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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2016, 11:17:25 AM »
Tim, (please excuse the above, I forgot you don't like "Shorty"), I have not said anything negative about you or your SSS for at least a year, and in fact spent quite a long time trying to HELP you on the GTA when you were working on a regulated MRod, at your request.... I have complimented you on numerous occaisions, in fact.... yet you continue to take "shots" at me, and others, at every opportunity, and have been called to task for it by several people, and yet I have still let it go.... NO LONGER....

When you poke a sleeping dog with a sharp stick do not then be surprised if he turns around and grabs the stick and gives it a good shake.... Either BACK OFF, put our initial differences behind you (you say you have, but your comments say otherwise).... or be prepared for this kind of reaction.... My guess is that others will react in exactly the same way, they have already told you to stop with the pissing contests....

Defending myself is NOT bullying.... To the other Mods and Admins on this forum, if I'm out of line, please let me know.... I can only take so much....

Bob
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Re: So I just got a threatning email about Cothrans valve of all things
« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2016, 11:45:28 AM »
 The monkeys coming everyone hide!!! 8) Im wearing glasses so he doesnt recognize me......
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