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    I'm perplexed....

    Hi;

    I'm wondering if anyone has any info on how to contact Brian at OES? I've sent several emails to no avail. No phone # that I can find either. I know about his "reputation" here on the forum; but am determined to at least speak with him about a product. Maybe I'm crazy.....

    Anyone?


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    Well given the history of his response time to communications or lack there of, it is a definitely proceed at your own risk type of deal.

    While his products are of good quality, his customer service over recent years has been suspect to say the least.

    There are many other vendors on the site that make excellent tarps.

    Cheers

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    Thanks, Brian; I have to proceed cautiously. So far it's a non issue as he doesn't return email. What vendor would you recommend?

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    Thanks, Brian; I have to proceed cautiously. So far it's a non issue as he doesn't return email. What vendor would you recommend?
    Adam at Hammock Gear makes good equipment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumble Beee View Post
    Thanks, Brian; I have to proceed cautiously. So far it's a non issue as he doesn't return email. What vendor would you recommend?
    Depends on what you are looking for - Warbonnet makes the Superfly which is highly recommended. There's also Wilderness Logics, or HG, if you're looking for a CF tarp. All of those vendors will get back to you weeks or months before OES does.
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    Paul at UGQ makes a great tarp, and he knows how to use email. I've contacted UGQ 3 times for product information, EVERY TIME I've received a prompt and professional response.
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    Thanks for all the responses guys;
    I'm guessing OES isn't the place to look. Peculiar though...

    Seems like the Superfly is something I couldn't go wrong with. I'll check UGQ as well. Thanks again!

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    While OES has never answered any emails I have sent over the years, I did get a tarp I recently ordered two weeks after ordering it.
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