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by W4AS
Mon Feb 22, 2010 4:09 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: R&L Electronics
Replies: 15
Views: 8484

I have also dealt with R&L a number of times and have never had a bad experience with them.
by W4AS
Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:36 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: What's the deal with buying EMPTY BOXES?
Replies: 4
Views: 3560

I thought of that, but at the rate these empty boxes are selling for, it's a lot cheaper to take the equipment to a shipping location, and have them worry about it. As far as making the sale more attractive, most if not all the boxes for transceivers have the serial number on the box, so that wouldn...
by W4AS
Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: What's the deal with buying EMPTY BOXES?
Replies: 4
Views: 3560

What's the deal with buying EMPTY BOXES?

I see just about one ad per day for someone looking for an empty box (the one the gear originally came in) for transceivers, amps, etc. I've also seen a couple of ads selling empty boxes for what I think are very high prices. :roll: So what am I missing? Why all the interest in original boxes? Shoul...
by W4AS
Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: I just saw another "Pity me..sell it to me cheap"
Replies: 25
Views: 17260

There's also the ads from some who say "I know what it's worth and I'm not going to give it away", and "Don't bother calling me with stupid offers", etc.

Personal feelings don't belong in an ad.
by W4AS
Tue Jan 05, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Always use PayPal
Replies: 26
Views: 33820

Re: Always use PayPal

Let's say you sell a few ham items on ePay for a couple of thousand dollars. You receive the payment and ship out the items. The buyer receives the items, and a couple of weeks later, they put in a claim with PayPal saying the item "was not as advertised". In the meantime, you now have similar items...
by W4AS
Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:36 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: WZ4I - excellent!
Replies: 0
Views: 1088

WZ4I - excellent!

I purchased a Yaesu FT-847 from Mark. I was a bit concerned about sending so much money to someone I didn't know; so I asked him to send me close-up pictures of the radio, and the serial number. I also asked him if he would take a picture of his amateur license, next to the radio, and he did so with...