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by ah7i
Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: What's Happened to Honesty among us???
Replies: 8
Views: 3966

Re: What's Happened to Honesty among us???

Paypal is winning. They have y'all brainwashed. "Don't trust anyone! We'll do it for you." They get 3% of the money coming and another 3% going! 9/10 scams are not hams. Do not send radio or money to any address other than the address the FCC has listed for the person you are dealing with. Of the 1/...
by ah7i
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Counterfeit Check and Cashier's Check Scams
Replies: 14
Views: 34279

Re: Counterfeit Check and Cashier's Check Scams

Scott- My initial comment was in the context of scam money orders being received by sellers. So, of course I addressed USPS benefits to the person selling. No one is going to send you a USPS money order for $1000 for a $75 item. When you take a USPS money order to the USPS and do your mailing, even ...
by ah7i
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Postal money orders are the way to go
Replies: 14
Views: 22865

Re: Postal money orders are the way to go

I only use paypal as a guest and only for credit card purchases where a postal money order is not practical/possible. For example, I bought a small kit from QRP labs the other day. It was the only way to get them their $55 short of a wire transfer which would have cost me $20. I suppose not being wo...
by ah7i
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Counterfeit Check and Cashier's Check Scams
Replies: 14
Views: 34279

Re: Counterfeit Check and Cashier's Check Scams

Scott- I do not know your experience, but I have had absolutely no problems dealing with hams using USPS money orders. I only send them to the address registered in the FCC database . This way, I know the money is going to a ham's address. Unless you believe scamming is rampant within the ham commun...
by ah7i
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: "my loss, your gain"
Replies: 0
Views: 324

"my loss, your gain"

Can someone please explain "my loss, your gain" and why one would/should be happy dealing under such circumstances.
by ah7i
Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Those that say no paypal no sale.
Replies: 4
Views: 2246

Re: Those that say no paypal no sale.

Who are these "parts swappers"? I see many references but no names. How about doing us all a favor and identifying them!
by ah7i
Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Counterfeit Check and Cashier's Check Scams
Replies: 14
Views: 34279

Re: Counterfeit Check and Cashier's Check Scams

USPS money order is safe if verified and exchanged for cash at the post office. It's also convenient to get cash and send package at the same time.
73, -Bob