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Alright, I have to vent. Why do sail lofts like Doyle and UK Halsey bother to have a "request a quote" option on their websites if they don't intend to respond!!!!!!!!
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A lot of times, the companies have that because their webdesigner put it in...but they never went and setup a formal system for replying...so they end up with a lot of pissed off would-be customers instead... not too bright, but all too common.
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T, they do respond, they just don't want their names tarnished by supplying a Tartan. Just kidding

Doyle responded immediately to me when I sent an email. So did UK. I just sent an email, rather than the webpage thing.

Got answers within 12 hours from both.
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Alright, I have to vent. Why do sail lofts like Doyle and UK Halsey bother to have a "request a quote" option on their websites if they don't intend to respond!!!!!!!!
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interesting observation...your experience with doyle is quite the opposite of mine.
i sent in a request and had a quote the next day. i also found their follow up to be among the best of any loft i contacted. i would try contacting the doyle loft in RI directly, as they were not only the most professional of any loft i contacted, but also competively priced.
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Thanks for the input. I will try emailing and by-pass the on-line quote form. UK even signed me up for their newsletter, but sail quote.

G- they should be so honored, it is a "classic" after all. (I think that really means old.)
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I just emailed both lofts directly, so I guess we'll see what happens. The clock is running!
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Well it only took 1 hour to get a quote and a follow-up phone call from John @ Doyle in Chicago following my email.
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My hat is off to Doyle for a very timely response and providing excellent information. (both via email and on the phone!)

I can not say the same for UK Halsey...They never did bother to respond.
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