Thanks very much for this warning. Same guy was trying to sell
me filters for my Omni, but not at much of a discount to new
price. Now I will definitely steer clear if there is no positive
resolution of your situation.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David H. Hammond [SMTP:DHHDEH@concentric.net]
> Sent: Sunday, May 31, 1998 6:45 PM
> To: tentec reflector
> Subject: [TenTec] Caveat Emptor--It Only Takes One
> Hi Everyone,
> Sorry to use up bandwidth on this but I need to vent about a sour
> experience in buying an item over the TT Reflector.
> Over the past 2 1/2 years I have bought and sold quite a few things
> over the TT Reflector and its been a great experience. All of you have
> been great to deal with. A real pleasure. Those of you who have done
> business with me know that I am a straight arrow in either the purchase
> or sale of gear. I have shipped several large items before receipt of
> payment to insure prompt receipt by the buyer. Several of you have done
> the same for me.
> Three weeks ago a ham from Hollywood FLA responded to my WTB for a #282
> filter. We agreed on terms and I sent him a postal money order. Now 3
> weeks later no filter and in response to my two phone calls he
> acknkowledges receipt of the check but will not promise when he will
> ship the filter. Excuses range from inability to get to UPS or USPS to
> emergency surgery scheduled on the next day (on 2 occassions!).
> Meanwhile his e-mail was disconnected. After my second phone call last
> Wednesday he accused me of "putting pressure on him" and hung up when I
> asked for my money back. Who's kidding who here? Like you told me Jon,
> "I'm only human."
> So gang if you're going to deal with a ham named Jon from Hollywood FLA
> be VERY CAREFUL.
> And if by chance you're reading this Jon how about doing the right thing
> and living up to your end of our deal. I'm an easy going guy but really
> don't like to be taken. And Jon I'm not a fool. Then maybe you really
> need the money more than me.
> If anyone wants more info send me an e-mail.
> Just thought you'd like to know.
> 73 fer nw de N1LQ-Dave
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