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Bad Aerosknives (David Corona)

Discussion in 'FEEDBACK: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!' started by brute steel, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. Aerosknives


    Apr 16, 2018
    Fake forged marks? You mean the marks left from forging knives? Like how I do in the videos I post? And pathetic because of
    charging for my time? Ok.... it wasn't acharge for emails. It was a deposit. Actually half of the deposit agreed upon with a person who already asked about a knife and bailed .. that money went directly into his handle materials. He had no business buying a custom knife if he couldn't handle his other bills .It's not my responsibility to hold his deposit in case he is short on his electric bill
    Mo2 likes this.
  2. SpySmasher

    SpySmasher Lead Guitar

    Sep 1, 2016
    In my industry it is standard practice to charge non-refundable deposits in certain circumstances. However, it also standard practice to have clients sign a contract before any money changes hands or any work is done. Time spent negotiating said contracts is considered overhead and is built into our fee structure. No we are not Amazon. We are a little tiny company and somehow we still manage to pull this off.

    Furthermore, we would NEVER resort to name-calling in a public place against even the most vile people. We ALWAYS take the high road in the public sphere because that is what impresses people, not name-calling.

    Sometimes I wonder how custom knifemakers stay in business. I've yet to come across one that I would consider was practicing good business sense. It's baffling.
    MJ713, OilMan, kreole and 3 others like this.
  3. Aerosknives


    Apr 16, 2018
    I'll say it again. I will not refund any deposits unless an emergency is stated. Being behind on bills isn't what I'd consider an emergency. It's poor planning and imo you shouldn't be buying Custom knives if you can't afford your bills
  4. fkctrjt121

    fkctrjt121 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 29, 2017
    I would buy from you and i respect you for being straight talking.
  5. Mo2


    Apr 8, 2016
    Somethings off with the op. I don't think I'd ever want to sell anything to him. He's also got some racist post he made in another thread. I'm putting him on ignore.
    fkctrjt121 likes this.
  6. 7rattlesbushcraft

    7rattlesbushcraft https://7rattlesbushcraft.com

    Aug 9, 2017
    These guys ONLY get paid for grinding out knives not talking about making knives. No you can’t use $300 worth of their time talking about a $150 knife.... Doesn’t add up very well... Not to mention I’m sure they would rather spend that time with their family...
    KELAMA likes this.
  7. Scott Kiehl

    Scott Kiehl

    Jun 11, 2018
    I can only relate my personal experience with Aerosknives. I've purchased several from him and all have been what I expected. I don't know the man personally but his work , IMHO, is top quality. I will say this about the deposit situation. A 50$ deposit is disposable. I would expect a craftsman to charge that much to just sketch something up or even more. If 50$ is gonna break you better stick with Gerbers
  8. Scott Kiehl

    Scott Kiehl

    Jun 11, 2018
    Everything is racist or offensive to someone these days.
  9. Scott Kiehl

    Scott Kiehl

    Jun 11, 2018
    I'm a gunsmith and a 50$ deposit is what I would charge just to research, assemble parts list and quote. in fact that's cheap. If 50 is gonna hurt ya should you really be buying custom anything?
  10. Scott Kiehl

    Scott Kiehl

    Jun 11, 2018
    I've also referred at least 5 friends I can think of and they have all been very happy with the end result
  11. beachmaster


    Oct 3, 2014
    How much value does the "non-refundable" have if you personally state that you will refund someone?

    A man is worth his word- non refundable is all fine and good, but once you say "yeah man, ill refund you"- and you go back on your word, you have just relegated your personal value to the trash can.
  12. beachmaster


    Oct 3, 2014
    Its always interesting when brand new members pop up on bladeforums to defend the honor of a maker hahahahahaha

    Im sure thats legit.
  13. JJHollowman


    Jul 16, 2016
    I've been around here long enough to know that most people who trade here often have likely already put everybody involved on ignore. OP, Seller, sellers supporters who just popped in for the first time ever. Imho nobody is clean here, everybody screwed up one way or the other.
  14. brute steel

    brute steel

    Jan 27, 2018
    This knife maker (Aerosknives) has threatened to “hunt me down” because of this thread. It’s so childish so I choose to ignore it.
  15. steelnut

    steelnut Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    Why would He have to hunt you,
    Didn't you give your address with the deposit?:p
  16. JJHollowman


    Jul 16, 2016
    So it begins. Now you must settle this vendetta in the only acceptable BF way:

    Power Rangers Cosplay Smatchet Battle.
    Disclaimer: Due to the current political climate nobody can be the black, red or white Ranger. Please choose from pink, yellow, or teal.
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2019
  17. OilMan

    OilMan Gold Member Gold Member

    May 6, 2004
    Not that it matters but the bentlysheaths guy owed/owes a bunch of people too and has some posts about him on EDC Deal or No Deal on FB..

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