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El Cartero

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  1. Dobermans here don’t seem to enjoy the popularity they do in the States. American preferred is somewhat ambiguous. If your referring to style they, the Doberman, are pretty much the same all over north and south America. You can go to the FCM website (Mexican Kennel Club) and click on eventos. To my knowledge most of the shows have been cancelled. But a dog show is the best place to go to see what’s available in terms of a breeder. i would be very surprised if a reputable breeder would sell you both a male and a female as the implication that you want to breed them is something a good breeder would avoid.
  2. Some may have had a good deal on their solo search but more haven’t. It’s a crap shoot. I’d go with S&S because of their experience and reputation in the business as well as exhibiting honesty and integrity through the years.
  3. Like Curmudgeon I’ve used S&S Auto for years. Tried Parker and Bellon previously but found S&S far more helpful when the chips were down
  4. Dagotee - I try to see if I can find what I want from .com.mx first and check to see its not noted as an importation. Then I compare with amazon US and buy on US credit card. I also check mercadolibre mexico, also set up with us card, as they have some great items and opening the account was easy. I prefer shipping by DHL but Fedex good too. My least favorite is shipping via USPS as they currently can’t track in Mexico.
  5. I have been a Merc driver for years. To me the feel of the the Merc, the BMW and Audi can’t be replicated in the Toyotas and Hondas. Mazdas etc. I don’t like run flats, no spare and if you put one in no trunk space. BMW has more gadgets, more than I can figure out. I did see thar S&S has a top of the line 2018 Audi Q2 with like 8000 km and still under warranty. That might be worth checking out MC and Traderspoc.
  6. Yes. Tried Bancomer for a year - same thing plus more screw ups. That was 12 or 13 years ago. More confident to pay myself.
  7. What is it, a reverse osmosis system? I scanned the website and thought they Just went on and on and on so maybe I missed it. Couldn’t see the cost except it was free if 6 persons were brought into the fold.
  8. Check out the Trouper store in Ajijic alongside of OXXO and Intercam. Great selection in Guadalajara in fact one large store carries only handles. Any of the drivers should know.
  9. Have lived in Colima for about 7 years. This time of year there are delightful morning temperatures unlike lakeside. Hotter in summer but not nearly as hot as Las Vegas or Dallas or Tucson etc. Runs about 10 degrees f higher than Ajijic. As the elevation climbs cooler temperatures prevail so in summer if too hot take a little trip up to Suchitlan. Humidity in lakeside usually too dry for me so prefer here. Best appreciated if you can converse in Spanish at least somewhat. You do not have the safety net lakeside provides. i would suggest you make a few trips out this way and lineup a tour company, kind of fun to google all the attractions Colima has to offer. As to the comments on Volcano I have not found this to be an issue. In fact prevailing winds blow towards Guadalajara and not found here. I could paint a pretty picture however don’t want to encourage the development of another Gringolandia!
  10. Have always stayed at the hotel on Hillside Drive. Beside a great burger joint, think its called Fudruckers. Otherside of the hotel is the mall. Sketchers, Bed Bath Beyond just up the street from the mall, close tomDMV. Sorry can’t recall the name
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