>>Subject: Re: CHILTON MARINE TO OFFER NEW MARINE ENGINE REPAIR MANUALS, AS
>OPPOSED TO OFFERING REALLY OLD MANUALS, WELL ACTUALLY, SINCE OUR BOOKS SIT
>THE SHELF A LONG TIME SOME OF THEM ARE REALLY OLD AS OPPOSED TO NEW.
>>From: "Scott Atchley"
>I don't know why you said the following statement but it is untrue.
> Before you go spreading unfounded information in a public forum I would
>suggest you get your facts straight. I think you owe the Clymer and
>people an apology.
>>A few years back, Merc put out a new manual. It contained a few obvious
>>mistakes. When Clymer introduced their book, they copied Merc's mistakes.
>>Both had to reissue their books.
>>>>>Eastern marketing is unbiased and has no reason to tell untruths about
>competition but since we distribute Chilton/Seloc manuals we thought a plug
>our product and an unfounded little white lie about our competition would
>us look good .>>>>
I have always let the group know that I represent products sold to OEM boat
builders and the marine aftermarket. I have access to technical information
on many brands that I share with posters looking for assistance - check some
old posts regarding Teleflex and others. I think both Harry and Skipper
would say that I contribute informative posts to this group.
As for the specific gripe that you have, I can get the that actual books to
back up the story. My post was simply to correct a couple of mistatements in
previous posts about Chilton/Seloc not being photographed during a
I suspect by your indignation that you are not unbiased, either, and that
you have some association with Clymer that your choose to hide. Why don't
you follow my example and divulge your real name and affiliations when you
post unless you have something to hide.