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Old 06-26-2009, 09:24 PM
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Default Re: New Mystery Tool from Bridge City

Originally Posted by Poto View Post
My guess is that they are just not big enough to keep retooling to continually make their range of tools. They make one batch of one tool, and then go on to the next tool. No going back. Expanding to make several tools at the same time would probably have significant overhead costs that might not be recovered in selling more tools at lower prices.

Just a guess. It could also be that John wants to keep his customers wanting more...
I could be completely wrong on this but I believe that the vast majority of the manufacturing process is in the design and the master mold or whatever they may call it. However after that the more you run the lower your costs. That is one of the reasons why I do not understand how they run the business.

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