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Michael Mykulak
02-14-2017, 02:22 PM
Last call on the W/S for the M-M and CB coach's. 200 feet left with a loose commitment for 100 feet. $4.50 per foot, you pay shipping and handling. I will however trade towards 10 of the N.O.S. combination Superior rollers that CW coach.s sold to someone here in Minnesota that bought the entire stock of 50 pieces that I was told were of N.O.S. condition. Please PM me if anyone knows who bought the 50 rollers if it is possible to negotiate 10 of them privately. Thanks!

Darren Bedford
02-14-2017, 06:31 PM
Michael

What year rollers are you looking for ?

I have a set out of a 1976 Superior Hearse if you need a set.

Let me know,
Darren

Kurt Arends
02-14-2017, 06:53 PM
I may have a source for combination rollers, but it will be a couple of weeks before I can check into it. I am assuming that you want combination rollers, as you stated, and not hearse rollers.

Darren Bedford
02-14-2017, 08:20 PM
Not ever owning a ambulance... yet, what are the difference between combination and hearse rollers ? I know about the flip over panels.

Thanks,
Darren

Michael Mykulak
02-14-2017, 08:40 PM
The 1969 Superior Sovereign of ours was originally outfitted with these rollers. They are designed with a bar style thumb latch which when you slide the spring loaded bar over unlatches a smooth chrome finished plate to allow it to turn over to the opposite side that has rollers affixed to the back side of the plate. Actually pretty nice feature that allows the wheels of a cot to roll over the plate side easier than the roller side. Much better idea than flipping the entire heavy panel that you are describing.

Michael Mykulak
02-14-2017, 08:58 PM
Kurt, the rollers first came to my knowledge when a certain member went to CW and inventoried, photographed then posted pictures of the discoveries he found. Carl had brand new combo rollers still in the bags and in a matter of days they were all gone. I acted very quickly on getting 10 only to find out someone bought everyone of them. Mike Stevens did shop the used ones for me after the fact, but only sourced a very few good ones. I bought a 1965 Superior also just to get those rollers but was greatly disappointed to find most all of them were rusted, frozen up, rubber from the rollers dried up and broken off, etc.So after attempting restoring what I currently have for rollers, what I have still looks so sub-standard featured against the $450.00 black Mercedes Benz short pile wool carpetting I bought to restore the compartment floor. So CW knows who they were sold to but swore not to disclose who bought them. The extreme pitting and deep scratches I tried polishing out on a buffer just got me some pitted chrome and brass colored rollers with bright scratches as a result.

David Henry
02-14-2017, 09:00 PM
Michael

When I purchased Bill Leverett Lifeliner there was a supply of weather stripping in a box. Do you have an idea how much it takes to do all 5 Doors? I am not sure how much is in the box, but I don't want to miss out if I run out.

Thanks
Dave

Michael Mykulak
02-14-2017, 09:23 PM
David, absolutely do not let go of any of the weather stripping. Now that I had started running out, I have had the greatest demand for it. Ed Renstrom helped me develop the product and has also led in the most installations of the product. So as Ed specifies approximately 80 feet to do all 5 doors with an extra 10 feet as a built in whoops factor if you have to pull up the rubber and it gets tore up.

Paul Steinberg
02-14-2017, 10:13 PM
........... Now that I had started running out, I have had the greatest demand for it..............

If this is the case, then why don't you just do another run of rubber?:confused:

John ED Renstrom
02-14-2017, 10:37 PM
It will cost a lot more then the price if the rubber to rechrome all the rollers. As you have two pieces to each one. What anyone would want with 50 I don't know. As for how much you need I always bought 100 feet that way you were sure you had enough.

Michael Mykulak
02-14-2017, 11:33 PM
When we did the second extrusion it was accomplished with a pre-buy At this point in the clubs history I just don't think there would be enough interest. It is human nature for people to assume the materials are just going to be sitting somewhere on the shelf when you are ready for it. Just not real world thinking. The average age of members is escalating and it is practically cost prohibitive to restore a vehicle unless you know someone like Ed that does restoration for the pleasure of it rather than the money you can earn from restoring a coach. Ed told me what he figured his average rate of pay was from doing the work and literally he has been doing it just for fun.

John ED Renstrom
02-15-2017, 11:56 AM
With a minimum order of 2500 ft it's a big investment to go into. The fact that Mick has done this twice has helped out around 50 cars .

Michael Mykulak
02-17-2017, 10:52 PM
I am going to be holding onto the last 100 feet for years. Like Ed stated, enough rubber was made to do 50 coach's, and I am certain the rubber sold will never all be installed to complete 50 vehicles.

Brady D Smith
02-18-2017, 06:38 PM
I can't rememberů. If you are holding that hundred feet for me just let me know where to send the check. I can use the rubber. I can't remember if I Ever told you that I wanted to buy hundred feet. Getting old sucks.

Michael Mykulak
02-18-2017, 10:00 PM
Brady I am very proud to sell you my last 100 feet, as I have long admired the caliber of your restorations. I have 100 feet besides, being saved for a lady and her Citation after she gets her tax money, then that's it. Sending PM.

Michael Mykulak
03-16-2017, 11:07 PM
The last two customers did not complete the purchases, so 200 feet still does remain available.

W David Bessant
03-16-2017, 11:37 PM
Hi Mike,

I sent you a pm about the weather stripping and if it would suit my coach, a 74 Superior 3 way...here's hoping and thank you.

Dave

Michael Mykulak
03-17-2017, 09:43 AM
David sent you a pm and as i wrote you, i know at least two superiors have had this rubber installed. Hopefully i wish those that know best from experience, can weigh in on the question with their opinions.

Michael Mykulak
03-17-2017, 09:59 AM
i can't remember…. If you are holding that hundred feet for me just let me know where to send the check. I can use the rubber. I can't remember if i ever told you that i wanted to buy hundred feet. Getting old sucks.Yes Brady, you have contacted me twice so far, the second time most recently on 2/18 at which time I immediately sent you a pm with my address and I followed up with a phone call, after no reply 2 or three weeks waiting. Then years ago when I first offered the product you asked to make a purchase then as well. The young lady who was asking to buy for her citation restoration has fallen on hard times and she is paying off the body shop for the work done and selling her coach so she cancelled her order. Again 200 feet is still not sold at this time.

Michael Mykulak
03-20-2017, 01:44 AM
That's all folks! Sold out.

John ED Renstrom
03-20-2017, 12:04 PM
Thanks Mike for doing this twice.

Michael Mykulak
03-22-2017, 08:04 PM
I had a large box with my bulk quantity in it and after I measured out the 200 feet for my last sale, much to my surprise, I had a 50 foot piece left, a 32 foot, a 11-2 foot, and a 7-6 foot. If Dave Bessant declines the last pieces making up the hundred foot lot, it will be up for sale. Also remaining is a 6-3 piece and a 5-2 length.

Michael Mykulak
03-22-2017, 08:16 PM
Thank you! John Ed, for helping me getting it right, testing the w/s so I could make it the best I was able too.

W David Bessant
03-28-2017, 10:32 AM
Thank you Mike, I am going to decline your kind offer and let someone else have a crack at that last 100 feet that you have. I think cabin fever made me more anxious that I should have been and after looking at the condition of what I have I will try and go with what I have and make it work. Thank you also to Ed Renstrom and his thoughts on how to make mine work for me . We sure do have a great collection of folks here to help out and thank you both.

Dave

Michael Mykulak
04-28-2017, 12:21 AM
Thank You, Kent Dorsey for your recent purchase of 32 feet! I have a 50 foot, 11'2, 7'6, 6'3, 5'2, selection of lengths left.

Michael Mykulak
12-10-2017, 11:47 PM
I have sold out completely. Dear administrators please delete this post. Thank You!

Paul Steinberg
12-11-2017, 12:32 AM
Not so quick. Today, I learned about someone that has some excess rubber that they no longer need.

Michael Mykulak
12-11-2017, 01:04 AM
Please as it serves the PCS members best, do as needed.