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eden announcement from the bottom line

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by john turner, Jan 1, 2003.


  1. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    this letter from david nordschow was posted on the bottom line. the source is believable, at least in my opinion.

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    From: Jim Williams Sent: Sunday, December 29, 2002 4:02 PM
    To: 'bass@magpie.com'
    Subject: Eden - Don't Weep!! - Message from David Nordschow


    As one who has served several roles with Eden Electronics and
    continues to be a friend of the company, I was contacted by Dave
    Nordschow who asked me to post the following note on behalf of him and
    Eden. Please be aware that, despite the absence of direct mention in
    the post on the Washburn site, the entire professional line will
    continue along with the Nemesis and CXC series.

    Jim Williams


    To the bass community:

    First of all I would like to thank every one for all the deep, genuine
    concern for the future of Eden Electronics and for your continued
    support of us and our products. I would also like to apologize for
    being difficult to get a hold of for the last few weeks. The
    complexities of completing the sale of the company as well as the need
    for us to maintain privacy during the process prevented us from being
    as open and accessible as we would have liked to be.

    I am very pleased to announce the sale of the firm to the Washburn
    company. I will be staying on with the company as director of research
    and development. We will be exhibiting at the NAMM show as usual,
    just in a new location. We should have our staff back on the phones
    in about a week and have the email and other correspondence caught up
    in a couple weeks. We will not be taking in service and repairs for a
    week or two while we complete some initial reorganization. For the
    time being, please email us with any problems or questions and we will
    get back to you as soon as we can. Please understand that, while it
    may take a few days for us to get back to you, we are working as fast
    as we can to get things back to normal.

    As soon as some initial changes are made to our organizational
    structure, you can expect continued production of our entire product
    line as well as continued warranty and service support.

    Again, many thanks for your patience, understanding, and support.

    David Nordschow
     
  2. Phat Ham

    Phat Ham

    Feb 13, 2000
    DC
    It's nice to hear that the David series cabs and WT amps will still be in production. But then again I guess that also means that my D410XLT isn't gonna be worth craploads of money now. oh well.
     
  3. seamus

    seamus

    Feb 8, 2001
    Jersey
    Thanks for the FYI JT.
     
  4. gfab333

    gfab333

    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Good News.
     
  5. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    I think the same a similar message was posted here last week, but either way, thanks for the info.

    Peace
    Nick
     
  6. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    I still think it's a shame that Nordschow went into business with a company that was fined $1 million for fraud. Which is worse--having to close up shop, or being associated with admitted criminals?

    http://www.customs.ustreas.gov/custoday/nov2000/tye2.htm

    Not that I was actively in the market for an Eden, but you can bet there's no way I'd ever buy one now.

    Probably explains why they've changed the name of the parent company from Washburn to US Music, too (kinda ironic, considering, don't ya think?).
     
  7. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    PDX
    Hmm... wonder if my Washburn was actually made in Korea? I doubt it considering the neckplate is engraved with "Washburn USA... handcrafted in Chicago since 1876" and it has a Washburn USA bridge but still, that's a pretty lousy thing to do.
     
  8. That US Customs article is like over 2 years old. Wonder why nobody has said anything before ... or maybe they have ... I'm not a Washburn owner.
     
  9. Hey let's face it, David now works for Washburn. What do you expect him to say "everythings gonna suck from here on out"????? He is being paid to instill confidence in the consumer. All we can do is wait and see.:(