Looks like Orange Country Choppers is now gone forever


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Looks like Orange Country Choppers is now gone forever

Post by AZgl1800 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:43 pm



http://www.recordonline.com/news/201803 ... bankruptcy


Paul Teutul filed for bankruptcy March 2nd, 2018 in New York District Court


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Re: Looks like Orange Country Choppers is now gone forever

Post by minimac » Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:04 pm

Who and why should I care?

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Re: Looks like Orange Country Choppers is now gone forever

Post by Mag » Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:26 pm

minimac wrote:
Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:04 pm
Who and why should I care?
You may not, but other may.....I watched the show....loved the creative juices flowing on their bikes, not the arguing and such....amazing what happens when fame and fortune takes hold.

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Post by dingdong » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:48 am

Yeah I read that.
The Turtles have been irrelevant in the motorcycle build community for years. When is the last time anyone has seen a hardtail chopper on the streets? I'm not surprised or dissapointed. This is just my humble opinion of them personally. Neanderthals.

I attended a well advertised motorcycle show in Galveston, Tx many years ago. The day of the show the two Turtles didn't even make an appearance until around 6pm the day of the show. Sleeping in I guess. They only had two or three bikes there. The fire department bike and a couple others. Stacks and stacks of t shirts and other nicknacks however. Very dissapointing.

We did get to see the Dodge Tomahawk however. Awsome bike.
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Post by DaveO430 » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:00 am

minimac wrote:
Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:04 pm
Who and why should I care?
That's my thought. The only thing I have ever seen on a chopper that I liked was the paint job, what little of it there is to paint.

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Post by Mag » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:47 pm

As I kept watching, I could tell it was a "train crash" waiting to happen, and by George it was. The creativity was cool in the beginning and then seemed repeatable. What I did like was seeing semi-easy it was to put a bike together.....though I would not trust myself doing that, lol.

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Post by thrasherg » Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:06 pm

I feel sorry for all the creditors, Paul Sr has filed for bankruptcy before and bankrupted several small local companies and sounds like he is doing it again. Enjoyed the TV series but they didn’t seem to understand how to successfully run a business, and has harmed a lot of small local businesses with his bankruptcies.. they also brought a lot of business to the area so maybe it balances out in the end? But I still feel sorry for the creditors.

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Post by eklimek » Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:16 pm

“The ORNGE Chopper is one of two motorcycles custom built for the air ambulance service by Orange County Choppers in New York State. According to ORNGE, the $150,000 cost of the two motorcycles (the second bike is worth $100,000) was paid for as a gift by Italian helicopter company AgustaWestland.”

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Post by AZgl1800 » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:16 pm

When I read about this, I thought a 1.8 million dollar home?

who in their right mind would waste that kind of money for a place to sleep and maybe heat up your breakfast oatmeal?

Mismanagement of funds in a lot of ways is what brought them to this point...
an ego that can't be stroked...

I feel sorry for all of the creditors also, they are the ones who are really going to be hurt.
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Post by DaveO430 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:04 am

AZgl1800 wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:16 pm


Mismanagement of funds in a lot of ways is what brought them to this point...
an ego that can't be stroked...
I know nothing about them, I have heard of them but DGAF, didn't read the article but I could have guessed what the problem was.

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Post by brianinpa » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:30 am

I lost interest when it became a drama series.
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Post by llenryb » Tue May 01, 2018 11:18 am

Was a pretty good TV show for a while but boring and too much family drama for me to keep watching

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Re: Looks like Orange Country Choppers is now gone forever

Post by Mh434 » Tue May 01, 2018 3:26 pm

AZgl1800 wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:16 pm
When I read about this, I thought a 1.8 million dollar home?

who in their right mind would waste that kind of money for a place to sleep and maybe heat up your breakfast oatmeal?

Sorry, I had to laugh at that. Around these parts, a bachelor condo costs $500K and, in the Vancouver area, a 1-bedroom, "fixer-upper" on a postage stamp lot, in a crappy area of town (where you wouldn't let your kids outside without an armed escort, and you have to shoo the IV drug users off your porch before you go outside) starts at about $1.25 million.

'Course, as of this week, we now have the highest gasoline prices in North America - the highest in history. Try $6 per US gallon!! :o

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Post by AZgl1800 » Tue May 01, 2018 3:33 pm

Mh434 wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 3:26 pm

'Course, as of this week, we now have the highest gasoline prices in North America - the highest in history. Try $6 per US gallon!! :o
holy crap!
we are just now nudging close to the $3/gallon mark hovering at $2.54 and inching up every other day.

https://www.gasbuddy.com/home?search=74053&fuel=1

the last time this happened, 3 or 4 years ago, we hit $4.25/gal
that made mowing my 6 acres of grass cost me $50 every time I had to fill up three 5 gallon cans.

I assume that GasBuddy is showing Per Liter fuel prices?
I see 153c/unit of measure

https://www.gasbuddy.com/home?search=Vi ... ada&fuel=1


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