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Kind of goes back to the discussion we were having in that other thread. Perfect example of a product that did not live up to the expectations.
 

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Kind of goes back to the discussion we were having in that other thread. Perfect example of a product that did not live up to the expectations.




You got it !:thumbsup: Very astute observation,was exactly the gist of the post !
 

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"innovative glass-infused wood that was used in some of the homes’ outdoor" which is definitely different than innovative wood infused plastic.;)

:jester: Sorry Rob had to do it.
Huge difference. Unless of course you don't actually know the product being discussed... timbersil is wood that is then glass infused, not sawdust and plastic melted together and extruded.
 

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No. I just said it was funny.
I had to mess with you a bit Rob... Plenty of respect for what you do and how you go about it. I'm sure you've done more research on what you're using than I've done on what I'm not.

A lot of you composite guys are big players, I'm definitely not, I only do a small amount of big projects for a small base of clientele and they all really only want wood. Its probably pretty safe to say that capstock is here to stay, though not so sure about the PVC for decking, ceilings:thumbup: decking :no: not so sure.

I think we all know there's more than one high end material and specialists for high end jobs will always say theirs is the best, and should.

Back to the topic, I don't even see the theory behind infusing pine with glass. Why not just use cypress??? They're in Louisiana for Gods sake.
 

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Back to the topic, I don't even see the theory behind infusing pine with glass. Why not just use cypress??? They're in Louisiana for Gods sake.
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That would make too much sense.:laughing:
 

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One might think that would be enough to halt production of such stuff. I don't think glass infused compost has a future either.

"Just because they make it, doesn't mean it works." :no:
I'm so glad that a failure or setback didn't discourage most inventors, I don't think we'd have anything if people gave up after a failure. Pretty sure the Wright brothers didn't fly the first time, (or the 2nd time, etc) thank goodness they didn't have your "give up" mentality.
 

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I'm so glad that a failure or setback didn't discourage most inventors, I don't think we'd have anything if people gave up after a failure. Pretty sure the Wright brothers didn't fly the first time, (or the 2nd time, etc) thank goodness they didn't have your "give up" mentality.

Cram it dude!

Thankfully, the Wright Brothers were the guinea pigs of their own pioneering. And your comparison, pretty ridiculous. Gas infused Verbal Compost. :rolleyes:
 

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I'm so glad that a failure or setback didn't discourage most inventors, I don't think we'd have anything if people gave up after a failure. Pretty sure the Wright brothers didn't fly the first time, (or the 2nd time, etc) thank goodness they didn't have your "give up" mentality.



This "logic" is nothing more than an attempt to deflect the real issue. We are not talking about stymieing inventors in their a efforts to produce new inventions / products ; we are talking about companies putting untested products on the market.

The Wright brothers were not interviewing flight attendants at Kitty Hawk.
 

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...untested products...
Yea, I bet they just made it and sold it... ignorant comment.
Was it tested in EVERY environment? No, but there rarely is a product tested in EVERY environment. I've heard about this material for years and the only complaints come from New Orleans and new Hampshire... could be working great in other environments.
 

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Was it tested in EVERY environment? No, but there rarely is a product tested in EVERY environment. .



Well,if you don't test it in every environment,maybe they should not sell it in every environment . Ever think of that ?
 

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Well,if you don't test it in every environment,maybe they should not sell it in every environment . Ever think of that ?
That would be a better idea than your original suggestion, remember how you want them to stop production completely.

That's why you work with established, reputable, knowledgeable specialists, they'll know more about products and what products will perform to the expectations of the customer. I don't know all the back story here, nor do I care but I'll venture a guess that the decision to use this product was decided by someone in an office in another state with virtually no input from a local professional.
 
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