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10 -- SOLE SOURCE ANNOUNCEMENT Furnish all-metal display cannon carriages to National Military Park.

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Solicitation Notice
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SER - Great Smoky Mountains National Park Administration 107 Park Headquarters Road Gatlinburg TN 37738
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The National Park Service contemplates issuing a sole source purchase order for the purchase of thirteen (13) all-metal display cannon carriages. The carriage displays must conform in all respects with specifications listed in The Ordnance Manual For The Use Of The Officers of The United States Army (1861). The carriages are to be delivered to the Shiloh National Military Park, Shiloh, Tn. This notice of intent is not a Request For Quotation. However, interested firms or persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement or submit proposals. All proposals received within twenty-one (21) days after publication of this announcement will be considered by the Government. A determination by the Government not to compete this purchase order based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. See below for a complete description of the requirement for this procurement. The work of this project shall consist of the manufacture of an all-metal display cannon carriage. The all-metal display carriage shall conform in all respects with specifications listed in The Ordnance Manual For The Use Of The Officers of The United States Army (1861) and be dimensionally correct to original design unless otherwise stated in the following scope of work: The contractor shall cast the carriage from ductile iron. Only iron, steel, or brass components and parts will be used on the carriage. No makers, manufacturers, vendors or contractors, etc. stamps, medallions, markings, or engravings shall be placed or affixed to the carriage. The contractor shall ensure the carriage is ground and sanded so that no seams from the casting method are present on any component or part of the carriage. Carriages will be painted with a 5 mill thickness rust inhibitive paint and two coats of alkyd oil base enamel in olive drab (representing what would have been wood components) and gloss black paint (on parts which would have been iron on original gun carriages). The finished carriage shall be capable of supporting the weight and size of the specific tube it is designed for. No substitution of materials and/or design shall be made without the prior approval of the contracting officer. The government (United States National Park Service) shall have up to seven days to perform a final inspection upon delivery of the carriage to the site (Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee). Any carriage not meeting specifications will be rejected. The contractor shall warrant all parts and labor for a period of two years from the date of acceptance of delivery of the carriage. The contractor shall replace without cost to the government any part of the carriage which fails due to manufacturing or material defect during the warranty period. All costs of transportation of the carriage for repair covered by the warranty will be at the expense of the contractor. NOTE: Sole Source Procurement: FAR Clause 6.302 and 6.302-1 apply. Estimated Price Range: Less Than $100,000 The point of contact for this procurement is David Clark, Contracting Officer, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 107 Park Headquarters Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. E-mail David_V_Clark@nps.gov Telephone 865-436-1217 FAX 865-436-1220.
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Address: Shiloh National Military Park Shiloh, TN
Zip Code: 38376
Country: USA
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