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I'm looking for a distributor related to a kids' (grandchildren) Firefly Scooter. The rear axle is missing. Here's some info lifted from the Scooter itself: Designer: G. Meads Distributor (seemingly out-of-business): G.A. Mordo & Son Ltd., Vancouver Canada Designer: A.R. Mani Customer Service (no longer correct): 1-800-463-8356 Alternate (No longer in service): 1-800-795-8135 RST = Rapid Suspension Technology Thanks for your help with this. Warm wishes, Darryl Ruff

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    Not a bit. Just threw away 6 bucks! :-((

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