From:Jeff LaCoste e-mail:heavy-A-designhevy.com
Subject:RE: support Date:Wed May 16 13:06:14 2018
Response to:22723
A few months ago some might remember this same....discussion. There was a web
developer and myself (web designer) who reached out to Dave, Brent and the
Exchange members to offer up our services to rebuild this website on our own
dime. I exchanged emails with Dave and he wrote me a lengthy email reply about
his position on the site.

I know Dave can speak for himself, but I'll paraphrase Daves thoughts here since
he was good to respond to my questions. He believes the sites sole purpose to to
be a resource for the restoration of the bikes and what the site is in need of is
technical content. So what we need is for those people with technical knowledge
to fill-in-the-blanks on the other How-To-Restore by-year pages.

Examples

1955 Hummer page - Completed
http://www.harleyhummerclub.org/restore/chapter25/index.html

Pages with incomplete information
http://www.harleyhummerclub.org/restore/chapter11/index.html

( He pointed out a good example is that of the Harley K Model website.
www.harleyKmodel.com ).


I wonder if completing these pages would satisfy Dave to let us rework the site. I
hope so. Since that earlier discussion I asked around to a few of these
knowledgeable folks and the response I received back was "we could complete
most of this information, but there are differences of opinions on small details (like
what color was the stitching on the seats of a 1951, Black? White? etc..etc..). To
me it seems like a minor issue to resolve, but not for some I guess.

As we all know most of these guys are getting older or losing interest making it
harder to gather this information. I want to do my part but knowing all these details
just isn't in my wheelhouse, so I'll stick to building websites.

Hopefully there is a compromise out there somewhere. Maybe someone out there
is willing to give these pages a shot?

Jeff LaCoste


----- ORIGINAL MESSAGE FOLLOWS -----

FOR ALL WHO READ AND USE THE HARLEY HUMMER CLUB SITE:

THE SITE:
IT HAS BEEN THERE FOR A LONG TIME
IT WAS STARTED, SUPPORTED AND HAS BEEN FUNDED BY
DAVE HENNESSEY AND BRENT DUGAN
THEY DO IT FOR US WITH THEIR TIME, THEIR MONEY, THEIR EFFORTS.

THAT SAID, IT IS TIME FOR "US USERS" TO SUPPORT THESE FINE
PEOPLE. THEY SPEND ABOUT $300. PER YEAR PLUS THEIR TIME.
I HAVE AND WILL SEND MONEY--HOW ABOUT YOU??

DUANE TAYLOR

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