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Old 10-10-2004, 03:09 AM   #1
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Default Acer or Boca?

I am looking to buy Ceramic bearings?
Seems like these two companies are the only ones that make them.
Which one is better?
Any feedback will be appreciated.
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Old 10-10-2004, 08:12 AM   #2
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I`ve been real happy with both the product and service from Boca.
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Old 10-10-2004, 09:55 AM   #3
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Acer has much cooler ads. There models are HOT!
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Old 10-10-2004, 10:57 AM   #4
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i haven't used either but i have heard that acer have a really crap customer service once it comes to problems with their products.

but i have heard boca are the totally opposite..great customer service and great products, so imo i would go for boca
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i live in florida by boca, and i get great service. I say BOCA all the way
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Old 10-10-2004, 06:57 PM   #6
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Default acer vs boca

i don't know about the acer product but i just got a set of boca yellow sealed ceramics for my tc-3 and they are worth every penny.
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Old 10-10-2004, 08:17 PM   #7
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Definetly BOCA Great Product.

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Old 10-11-2004, 11:52 AM   #8
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Originally posted by duneland
Acer has much cooler ads. There models are HOT!
Good ad, crappy bearing IMO.
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Old 10-11-2004, 11:55 AM   #9
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acer talks a good game...

Boca delivers it....
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Old 10-11-2004, 01:22 PM   #10
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I use Boca's in all my cars. Met the guys too. Great to do business with A+++
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Old 10-11-2004, 05:25 PM   #11
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I have ordered from both. I order a ceramic bearing kit for my Novarossi .12 from Boca and a Team Magic G4 ceramic bearing kit from Acer. The front bearing from my .12 lost the seal the first weekend of racing - go figure. Boca shipped me one out a replacement USPS Priority. I was able to reach them using both phone and emails (even when they had hurricanes in Florida). So far no problems with my Acer bearings. The Acer customer support was slower, but I only tried emails (as per their web site). I asked alot of questions before I ordered from Acer, just to be on the safe side. They were very helpful, but not as fast and professional as Boca.

Also, the Acer shipping was very slow, it took at least a week to get my stuff.

You get what you pay for!
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Old 10-12-2004, 09:55 PM   #12
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Default I emailed Acer and...

they still have yet to get back to me. I'm going with Boca.
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Old 10-13-2004, 06:28 AM   #13
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Wow, It seems like the choice is Clear....
thanks for all the inputs...
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Old 10-14-2004, 02:21 PM   #14
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BOCA's service is definitely up there

ordered last night, shipped today. I'll see if the bearings are up there as well
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