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racerman  (C 18409)

Jan 3, 2013, 1:26 PM
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Does anyone have an idea on how much of an increase in price on PD canopies? I called PD and the individual I talked to said they had no idea and were'nt being told!


djmarvin  (D 22292)

Jan 3, 2013, 2:19 PM
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In all likelihood, you reached someone in customer service, and since PD doesn't sell parachutes direct to the customer, its not unlikely that they don't know what the price increases are.

PD sells parachutes through their dealer network, and basically every year, as the costs of raw materials go up, so does the cost of parachute equipment, which PD communicates to its dealer network each year. Its like a cost of living increase, your not going to wake up and find a Sabre2 went up $300 overnight, more like maybe $30.

Every parachute manufacturer raises prices, PD just seems to be the one everyone notices because people pay more attention to the guy on top.


racerman  (C 18409)

Jan 3, 2013, 3:13 PM
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So true. I did ask several dealers and they didn't know either. Thanks for the reply!


Skydivesg  (D 10938)

Jan 4, 2013, 5:57 PM
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I am a sub-dealer and talked with them yesterday. No info yet.


racerman  (C 18409)

Jan 5, 2013, 8:38 PM
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Thanks for checking!


faulk04  (D 32457)

Jan 11, 2013, 7:53 AM
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Prices on Performance Designs canopies are increasing in 3 days (5 p.m. on Monday). All PD canopies are going up in price from $20-$90.


According to chutingstar


DocPop  (C License)

Jan 11, 2013, 9:19 AM
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In reply to:
All PD canopies are going up in price from $20-$90.

Still, $90 for a canopy is not bad.


weekender  (C License)

Jan 11, 2013, 11:18 AM
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In reply to:
In reply to:
All PD canopies are going up in price from $20-$90.

Still, $90 for a canopy is not bad.

Best post ever!





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