[QUOTE=miller tyme;12980272]OR if they were Made in The USA
We would love to have all our parts made in the USA if we could find a reliable, affordable, high quality shop that would be willing to do RC MOQ Size production runs. Unfortunately that has yet to be the case. Our best bet has been to source the material here and get it cut by our manufacturer in China. Even after shipping cost is lower and quality higher. Lead times are typically much lower as well.
While we do get some items made here, this is a compound product that will have carbon and aluminum pieces as well. Aluminum is completely out of the question to get made in the USA and keeping a decent price point. Being in a large city that has a ton of Machine shops (Houston) I can tell you, they are not interested in our peanut sized jobs. If your project is not 6 figures, they usually won't give you the time of day. It is all oil field related around here.