RIP CaseLabs :(

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RIP CaseLabs :(

Post by xeromist » Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:49 pm

I just noticed this so for anyone that hasn't heard, CaseLabs is bankrupt. :cry:

https://www.facebook.com/CaseLabsUSA/po ... 3763453620
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Re: RIP CaseLabs :(

Post by Govtman » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:24 pm

And those that think the tariffs were not the reason rush to the defense of those tariffs:

https://www.pcper.com/news/Cases-and-Co ... iquidating

See the comments. I have none, except that I'm sorry to see that CaseLabs is gone.
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Re: RIP CaseLabs :(

Post by pure » Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:49 pm

Just the final push, but definitly not the cause. All they offered was a niche product, that while nice, was out of reach for most DIY PC builders. www.mountainmods.com is still open for business....

A comment that's eye opening from the pcper posting.

Just an excuse. Let's not forget that CaseLabs has had supply issues for nearly 3 years now. They FINALLY resumed taking custom orders back on 10/20/2016 (they shut them down months before that) ... even before Trump was elected.

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Re: RIP CaseLabs :(

Post by Drunk Mexican » Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:07 pm

pure wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:49 pm
www.mountainmods.com is still open for business....
My recent personal experience with them:

I recently used their web form to inquire about the dimensions of one of their custom-made products, to make sure it would fit in the custom mod I'm working on, and never heard back. This coupled with their website looking very dated, made me wonder if it was safe to place an order with them. Because of this I purchased a similar part from Performance PCs instead.

When I buy something, I want to feel like their customer service will be there if something goes wrong. I did not get this feeling from Mountain Mods.
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Re: RIP CaseLabs :(

Post by xeromist » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:06 am

Regardless of the reason it's sad to see a choice disappear from the enthusiast market, especially a US company. I have always wanted a CaseLabs case but I kept putting it off because of the cost. I guess I waited too long.
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Post by thetruejaster » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:35 pm

Secondary market on their cases is going to be interesting. They are a high quality product that was not inexpensive. I see them maintaining value very well.

Very sad to see them go for various reasons. No one knows the truth but them so I have no judgement.
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