[Top] [All Lists]

[TenTec] Is this how it is done today?

To: tentec@contesting.com
Subject: [TenTec] Is this how it is done today?
From: Don Rasmussen <wb8yqj@yahoo.com>
Reply-to: tentec@contesting.com
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 22:08:21 -0700 (PDT)
List-post: <mailto:tentec@contesting.com>

I cannot comment on your specific instance, but I can
tell you that I was sold an IC735 earlier this year
that was intentionally misrepresented by the seller
(who happens to be a car insurance salesman in Santa
Barbara and an advanced class ham). I lost $200 on the
deal. After so many "shame on you's", he finally
offered to send a partial payment towards repairs and
of course never did.   

Then, about a month ago, I read a post for an
"excellent" OMNI C with remote VFO offered by a list
member. He accepted a personal check and sent me the
most beautiful gear that I have ever owned, in carton
with manual. 

Things have changed and I think that the online
auctions are largely responsible. Anymore, if you can
walk away from the "stinkers" without losing actual
money - consider yourself *ahead*. 

There are still plenty of the great old guys in the
hobby too. Caveat emptor, ymmv, etc. hi. 

de Don WB8YQJ/6 
Carlsbad, Ca.

Chip wrote:

I have been a licensed ham since 1959 and after twenty
years of inactivity I have gotten the bug again. 

Do you Yahoo!?
Yahoo! SiteBuilder - Free, easy-to-use web site design software
TenTec mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>