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A sudden thought...We usually use this kind of rope to pull cattle in the countryside.
I like the look of it, with its wild style, but it's an unreasonable idea.
Because it may absorb water and cause abrasions to passengers' arms, and in summer, the sweat on passengers' arms and armpits emits a charming smell...:angel:
Whatever, now we can put all kinds of materials on it, just for fun.
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My arm is itchy just looking at that. At least use 550 cord or another synthetic so the dark metal won't burn my hand/arm in the desert sun.
 
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My arm is itchy just looking at that. At least use 550 cord or another synthetic so the dark metal won't burn my hand/arm in the desert sun.
Lol, yeah don't worry about that, we won't be using this rope...
We place PU on the armrest to solve the problem of arm burns.
I searched for the cord you mentioned, and it does seem much more comfortable, but I think it may not solve the problem of sweat absorption?
 

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The bulging V shape looked great
but eliminating it is probably a wise decision.
My concern was snagging branches
in the crotch of the V.

Good news, bad news.
First the bad news.
Pennsylvania is the only state that forbids "naked" jeeps
and requires tube doors.

Now for the good news, maybe.
Federal regulations here now require
a rear view mirror and a driver side mirror.
Passenger side also required if rear view not available.

Consider welding a small threaded sleeve to your frame
to accept scooter or motorcycle mirrors.
Offer an inexpensive mirror for one stop shopping.
I do not think any competitors are doing that.

Tube doors for Gladiators is a thin market slice
that is thickly crowded with established competition.
At least with a name like Exceed Fabrication
opportunities are wide open for additional products.
Play to your strength.

Western Plateau is a great video.
Thanks for taking us along for the ride
to see the other side of the world.

International relations and political hegemony aside,
best wishes for success, one enthusiast to another.
 
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The bulging V shape looked great
but eliminating it is probably a wise decision.
My concern was snagging branches
in the crotch of the V.

Good news, bad news.
First the bad news.
Pennsylvania is the only state that forbids "naked" jeeps
and requires tube doors.

Now for the good news, maybe.
Federal regulations here now require
a rear view mirror and a driver side mirror.
Passenger side also required if rear view not available.

Consider welding a small threaded sleeve to your frame
to accept scooter or motorcycle mirrors.
Offer an inexpensive mirror for one stop shopping.
I do not think any competitors are doing that.

Tube doors for Gladiators is a thin market slice
that is thickly crowded with established competition.
At least with a name like Exceed Fabrication
opportunities are wide open for additional products.
Play to your strength.

Western Plateau is a great video.
Thanks for taking us along for the ride
to see the other side of the world.

International relations and political hegemony aside,
best wishes for success, one enthusiast to another.
Hi Mac, I'm glad we followed everyone's advice too.
To be honest, I feel like I didn't fully understand what you meant. Are you saying we can make some other products, like cheap rearview mirror solutions?
As far as I know, there are already many similar products on Amazon, only selling for about $30.
But if these products have shortcomings that everyone is complaining about, we can also solve them.
If you mean that our tube doors should be equipped with rearview mirrors, please rest assured that our price includes rearview mirrors on both sides.
Even if the law does not require me to have rearview mirrors on the road, I will definitely install them because I cannot accept driving without rearview mirrors and it makes me feel unsafe.
People on this forum really do a lot of research, and I feel like people here are more mature, with higher levels of education and income.
At the beginning, I was also worried about whether I would be ostracized because of my nationality. In the dispute between red and blue, the media always used extreme words to exaggerate the behavior of the other party.
For me, any information circulated on the Internet may not represent reality. I only believe in my eyes and my personal experience.
If you come to China in the future, you can also contact me. Maybe after we explore together, you will have a different feeling about our place.
I think it’s interesting that enthusiastic people are like magnets, attracting equally enthusiastic people wherever they go.
Everyone gave me unexpected and sincere communication, and I felt very happy. I like this pure environment. We are just discussing how to make better products together, rather than talking about other controversial things.
Thank you for your opinions and encouragement, it helps us a lot : )
 

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Glad to hear your tube doors are equipped with mirrors.

What I meant was your strength is metal fabrication.
Your future is not limited to merely tube doors for one model of Jeep.
You can offer metal fabrication solutions for many applications
and appeal to additional markets.

Thank you for the invitation. If you or yours ever make it to Texas,
many of your countrymen seem to be arriving at the border,
I will be happy to put you up and show you around.
 
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Glad to hear your tube doors are equipped with mirrors.

What I meant was your strength is metal fabrication.
Your future is not limited to merely tube doors for one model of Jeep.
You can offer metal fabrication solutions for many applications
and appeal to additional markets.

Thank you for the invitation. If you or yours ever make it to Texas,
many of your countrymen seem to be arriving at the border,
I will be happy to put you up and show you around.
Thank you, we will work hard to develop more valuable products
Yeah...I know what you're talking about...
Because of the rules, I can't discuss this issue with you too much on the forum. All I can say is that I don't understand why these people choose to enter the US in this way... I don't think that going anywhere will change their lack of money-making skills.
In fact, a certain province is so notorious for this problem that visa officers often refuse visas as soon as they see people from this place.
 

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That is very interesting.

To get back on topic, where on the Internet
would a person purchase your tube doors?
I'm still building our own website, which is based on Shopify. We will also find some other websites to cooperate with to distribute products.
 

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I’ve owned my gladiator a week, and never had it off road, so take this suggestion as you will.

add a small hinge style hole on the door to mount a side mirror. Your doors won’t be used just off road. Could be a simple 25$ or something add on/option when ordering a door from you. It also opens the door(lol) for you to sell a mirror with your door that fits.
 
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I’ve owned my gladiator a week, and never had it off road, so take this suggestion as you will.

add a small hinge style hole on the door to mount a side mirror. Your doors won’t be used just off road. Could be a simple 25$ or something add on/option when ordering a door from you. It also opens the door(lol) for you to sell a mirror with your door that fits.
Hello, we take every member's opinion seriously, no matter how long they have owned the Gladiator.
Regarding your thoughts, I have a few points to explain to you.
1. Our tube doors are equipped with a rearview mirror as standard. This is a rearview mirror you can buy on Amazon. I saw someone else selling it. It has a wide field of view, a stable structure, and a little convex lens effect.
We tested it many times in a variety of environments, and we thought it was adequate for off-road needs, so we didn't bother designing another rearview mirror.
After all, all development costs will be grafted on consumers, and we don’t want to ‘reinvent the wheel’
Maybe we will sell this rearview mirror separately on the website as a replacement accessory, but this is not our main source of profit, it is just for the convenience of customers.
2. We do not think that any tube door can be used on the road. I know that some states have regulations and restrictions on this. If you install a tube door on the road, you may be stopped by the traffic police.
In addition to this, even the tube doors of Mopar and many big brands will indicate on the official website that 'for off-road use only, everyone must wear seat belts'
Because the original door fits closely with the body frame, it can remain stable in an accident. At least it has been rigorously tested by Jeep. Even if some people say that the safety rating of the Gladiator is not high, I think no door is safer than the original door.
All tube doors you can buy are only connected to the truck body by two hinges and a latch, and can become dangerous projectiles in any high-speed crash on the road, no matter what brand it is from.
The reason we equip our tube doors with mirror is because we think mirrors can also be helpful off-road, but we do not intend to lead any customers into using tubedoors on public roads, especially motorways.
3. No matter which brand you choose in the end, Tube doors are just a toy used to add off-road fun and give your wife a little sense of security when riding doorless.
I believe that the structural solidity of our tube doors is no less than that of other brands.
But like I said at the beginning, the way it is fixed is not very strong, don't abuse it
 
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Our tube door is still modifying the last details. We got the laser-engraved stainless steel logo, which will be screwed on the inside of the tube door with the rearview mirror screws.
Of course, you can also choose not to install it, which will not affect the use of the tube door, and there will not be any logo on the door.
As we promised at the beginning, our logo will be placed in a hidden position, install it or not, rather than trying to turn any jt into our billboard
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If you want to see the details, we took some photos, but the PU armrest needs the mold to be completed before it can produce a smooth ending. For now, it is just a temporary piece of PU pipe.
These photos are not final, but the general shape has been confirmed, and the details of the final product may differ somewhat.
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