Ron Black

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Re: Ron Black

Post by SS109 » 04:34 pm Jan 04 2020

Wow. :shock:
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Re: Ron Black

Post by doakley » 05:16 pm Jan 04 2020

I wonder if he would sell the business and proprietary info to anyone?

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Re: Ron Black

Post by kdxsully » 07:08 pm Jan 04 2020

I don’t think it would be the same.
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Re: Ron Black

Post by KDXGarage » 04:01 am Jan 05 2020

fun while it lasted

Enjoy retirement, Ron Black.
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Re: Ron Black

Post by doakley » 07:34 am Jan 05 2020

kdxsully wrote:
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I don’t think it would be the same.
Probably right. Hard to replace years of experience. Glad u bought my carb before he retired. Must have been one of his last customers.

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Re: Ron Black

Post by doakley » 07:44 am Jan 05 2020

According to their website Ron will be in “semi-retirement” and the shop will be open again sometime after the first of the year. Sounds like mostly carb business.

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Re: Ron Black

Post by bufftester » 07:41 pm Jan 05 2020

Yeah, if he's like most machinists he won't stay away completely lol. Just noticed the caption at the bottom of his website with a shout out to Vince, the founder of this site...pretty cool.

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Re: Ron Black

Post by RedwoodCoast » 06:10 pm Feb 14 2020

Just got mine back today, drop him an email . Just remember he is retired and responds slowly.
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Re: Ron Black

Post by javjacob » 09:56 pm Feb 16 2020

I sent a email about getting a stem swap done. Hopefully he is still doing it. I dont know of anyone else who does the stem swap and has the spacer.
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Re: Ron Black

Post by spencerdiesel » 08:01 pm Mar 16 2020

I’m glad to say I received a new in box RB modded carb 2 months ago. I emailed him a few days ago asking for a modded tm36 and got the response “I’m not doing them anymore). I truly hope someone (him preferably) will continue doing his outstanding work.
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