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These coolers are selling like hotcakes. I guess because they are rather unique. And they are fairly easy to make. I have sold about 40 in the last year and have 20 more on order…...
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May 18, 2014
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#1 posted 05-18-2014 07:10 AM
Damn, Dave! Great job! What’s the profit margin on those babies? Do you feel like it’s worth your time to make 20 more?
-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine
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#2 posted 05-18-2014 01:55 PM
It’s a unique Idea and has lots of eye appeal, well done ,congrats on a successful product.It looks like you have built these around a plastic cooler?
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#3 posted 05-18-2014 02:14 PM
Awesome work I need to make one of these for my patio. Any tips or help with the plans would be great. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org…. Great job and hope they sales keep on going!!!!! Thx in advance for any help.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#4 posted 05-18-2014 02:18 PM
These have a lot of character and are nicely done.
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#5 posted 05-18-2014 09:44 PM
Hey Dave – I too would like to know your profit margin on these if you don’t mind. I have built and sold around 10 of them myself. I think I am going overkill on the details though. Due to them being an outdoor item, I have been only using stainless steel hinges and handles. They are pricey and eat into the profit margin but I am not confident regular rubbed bronze or similar style hinges and handles wont rust…
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#6 posted 05-19-2014 12:26 AM
Looks awesome. Thinking about making one for Father’s Day.
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#7 posted 05-21-2014 06:07 PM
Dave those look awesome ! My wife has been asking me to make one. Can you let me know the materials you used please. I was thinking I would make it out of cedar.
As well, do you have any plans that you could forward on/
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#8 posted 05-25-2014 03:35 PM
I was also interested in pricing and profit margin, if you don’t mind sharing your trade secrets. By the way, they look awesome.
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