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Old 07-15-2013, 02:43 PM
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I have no idea what it will cost to manufacture the tether (I will be finding out soon), but I'm hoping the dealers will be able to sell a set of them for $15 - $20. I figure that preventing the hassle of having to go buy one in the future is definitely worth something. Plus, as I sell more, the manufacturing costs will go down, and then I can lower pricing. Who else would be interested in this product?
I would buy something like that...
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:22 PM
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I was just reading the post the other day, I thought to myself, "I have been doing this stuff for years and leaving the a gas cap off is something I have never done." Well, sure enough, it happened yesterday. Lucky for me the string on the cap works and I didn't lose any gas.
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Old 07-15-2013, 07:15 PM
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I have no idea what it will cost to manufacture the tether (I will be finding out soon), but I'm hoping the dealers will be able to sell a set of them for $15 - $20. I figure that preventing the hassle of having to go buy one in the future is definitely worth something. Plus, as I sell more, the manufacturing costs will go down, and then I can lower pricing. Who else would be interested in this product?
About $3 IMO. No offense dude, the cap cost me $13. I can keep an extra and be careful so I don't have this happen again. I would buy something like ur product if I see it available. Feel free to revive this thread if you come up with something. Lucky for me the UPS truck was early and the dealer called me at 9:30 this morning with the replacement.
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Old 07-15-2013, 09:38 PM
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I have no idea what it will cost to manufacture the tether (I will be finding out soon), but I'm hoping the dealers will be able to sell a set of them for $15 - $20. I figure that preventing the hassle of having to go buy one in the future is definitely worth something. Plus, as I sell more, the manufacturing costs will go down, and then I can lower pricing. Who else would be interested in this product?
Sounds like an interesting idea
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Old 07-15-2013, 09:48 PM
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About $3 IMO. No offense dude, the cap cost me $13. I can keep an extra and be careful so I don't have this happen again. I would buy something like ur product if I see it available. Feel free to revive this thread if you come up with something. Lucky for me the UPS truck was early and the dealer called me at 9:30 this morning with the replacement.
None taken. I get that. I probably wouldn't pay much more than that either. But not having to get another gas cap saves you $13, plus the gas to get to your dealer and back, plus the time and hassle. You save money at $10 a tether if you would otherwise have only lost just one gas cap in future. I dunno. Maybe i'm over-thinking this...
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:59 PM
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Cut a water bottle in half, jam the cut in into the tank, and when you need to fill up just unscrew the top.
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:26 PM
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never lost a gas cap or forgot to put one on, that's first thing i do after i'm done filling up. my walk behind didn't have a tether and it never was lost, my scag tiger cub had dual tanks and i never lost a cap or any gas from forgetting to put them on, and my cheetah has tethers on both gas caps so i doubt i'll ever lose a gas cap on that or forget to put the cap on...
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:30 PM
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