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  1. Hello, I am most pleased to let you know that five days after my successful contact with Domanoff, I have received the replacement parts for the ropewalk here in U.K. and am again making good quality rope. I accept this as a lightning fast response once my problem was apparent to Domanoff and as consistent with that received by his other customers. Tony.
  2. Hello, Following my post on 5th Feb. Domanoff contacted me and immediately arranged for replacement parts to be dispatched. This seems to be the level of service that other customers have received. When the parts arrive, I will close the loop and publicly thank Domanoff. Tony.
  3. I purchased a ropewalk direct from Domanoff just before Christmas 2017. All went smoothly with e-mail communications by return and the device arrived quickly. I began following the detailed instructions and was soon producing good scale rope. Early in January, I noticed one of the gear wheels wobbling in its bearing hole in the top perspex plate much more than the other wheels. On investigation I found that the steel spindle on the wobbling gear had been miscut and a sharp tongue of steel was present along the wheel shaft and had worn a larger hole in the top plastic plate. I e-mailed Domanoff with this problem on 4th Jan. and having had no reply, again on 8th Jan. On 21st Jan. I e-mailed Domanoff for a third time. At the present date, 5th Feb. I again have had no reply. This lack of even an acknowledgement of a quality control problem is in sharp contrast to the rapid communication which took place before my funds were paid into Domanoffs account. M.S.W. members contemplating a purchase from Domanoff, may be interested in my experiences and make their decision accordingly.

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