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A shout out for ADM

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#1 Cosmosphil



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Posted 31 March 2009 - 04:30 PM

I had seen a few other posts here for ADM and the quality parts Anthony makes and had already purchased one of his side by side Vixen saddle units from a local dealer but after doing business directly with him this time around and seeing/using one of his saddle adapters for my Sphinx mount I can only say its great that folks like him are still in business here in this country and fabricating these kind of excellent pieces.
Ordered the piece Friday. He confirmed payment received and shipped out Saturday and the unit was here at the house Monday. How's that for service! :grin:
On top of it, he machined a safety stop on request into the Vixen shoe just like the Vixen ones. The unit is rock solid and just beautifully finished. I would guess he is already quite popular as several dealers already carry his stuff. Still, I like to work directly with folks when I can and had to post this shout out for a good guy and his company. :applause:

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Posted 31 March 2009 - 04:42 PM

anthony is a nice person to deal with

the stuff he builds are top notch

#3 Timber


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Posted 31 March 2009 - 05:15 PM

What's the link?


#4 DaveJ


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Posted 31 March 2009 - 05:30 PM

What's the link?


#5 pilgrim1


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Posted 01 April 2009 - 05:56 AM

Ditto the commendation for Anthony at ADM :waytogo:

#6 Ben Ritchie

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 06:25 AM

+1 - i've had a few things from him now, and always well made and a pleasure to deal with

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 08:52 AM

Waiting for my side-by-side to arrive tomorrow.

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 11:19 AM

Waiting for my side-by-side to arrive tomorrow.

Prepare for an ear to ear grin ... from the time you open the box through attaching it to the mount and mounting your scopes on it. I predict that you'll still be standing there smiling when a family member will walk up and asks what you're so happy about.

#9 Tom and Beth

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 11:34 AM

I am also very happy with his service. Nice guy who was willing to work with me.

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Posted 02 April 2009 - 03:36 AM

A couple days before Christmas, I sent Anthony D. an email asking about the compatibility of one of his products with equipment I owned. He replied to tell me it wouldn't work, ON CHIRSTMAS DAY!!! He's a class act.

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Posted 02 April 2009 - 09:00 AM

Anthony is top notch in quality and one of the few that can be put in the "Larry Myers" catigory of customer service! I don't know what makes me happier, getting a very high quality product, or the joy of dealing with ADM.

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 12:13 AM

I called Anthony a couple of months ago about a Losmandy to Vixen saddle and caught him on vacation. He didn't have any back yet from the anodizer, but told me he would put one together from stock as soon as he got home from vacation. He did, and I had it in two days - from NY to Oregon. Yes, he is a class act and great to do business with. Highly recommend ADM.


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Posted 03 April 2009 - 12:17 AM

He has really come through on the CGEM too. He has created a new dual saddle for the CGEM along with a replacement knob/part set to replace ever single plastic item on the mount with aluminum parts. I ordered the saddle earlier today.

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 07:41 AM

I got my VSBS, i can only say that it is top notch quality. Very sturdy and quality materials used.

mclewis1: You were right!!

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 07:51 AM

Another vote here!

#16 Cosmosphil



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Posted 03 April 2009 - 10:48 AM

Wow! 3 days later and this thread is still going. That alone speaks volumes about Anthony and how he does business not just in my case but in lots of folk's case. :bow:

#17 John Miele

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Posted 03 April 2009 - 10:36 PM

Get this...I needed some adapters in a hurry for a star party. I conversed with Anthony and figured out what I needed. I had to pay via a money order so I was a little bummed about the extra mailing time for my payment to reach him. well he shipped me my parts before my payment even arrived! Wow!! I really don't know what to say other than this guy is so honest and classy and makes such quality products, you just cannot go wrong doing business with Anthony. :bow:

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 05:34 PM

I will add my kudos for ADM as well. I was also trying to figure out a solution to multiple mounting problems and ended up with two dual saddles (for two mounts) and I also replaced my dovetails while I was at it.

The parts arrived in 2 days and everything works perfectly. I can't say enough about Anthony and ADM. I have recommended him and his products in other posts here as well as at star parties.

Word of mouth is the best sales tool :)

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