Ray, KC9DZ. A HUGE disappointment

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wb0mmz1
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Ray, KC9DZ. A HUGE disappointment

Post by wb0mmz1 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:24 pm

First of all, let me say that I've done business with Ray numerous times over the years and have always been extremely satisfied. I've even given his contract information to folks looking for custom power cords. He sells alot of items and I've never heard a complaint
At the beginning of this month, I purchased a "working" Yaesu FT-100 from Ray. A friend of mine, who knows Ray personally paid for it and had it shipped directly to me. Keep in mind that I have to pay my friend back. It was not a gift. Once I received the radio and hooked it up, there was no transmit. My friend told Ray and he responded that I don't know radios. I've been licensed 44 years, repair radios and have had this model before. Ray never did contact me. Just a few emails to my friend about my ineptness. They were forwarded to me.
Now, I'm stuck with a $400 receiver.
I couldn't be more disappointed. I've bought and sold quite a bit over the years. A few times, the buyer was dissatisfied. I promptly returned their money and they returned my item. I've also purchased a few items that were not as described. The sellers did the same. Ham radio is a hobby and supposed to be fun. We are all supposed to be gentlemen and ladies. Unfortunately, there are a few out there like Ray.
Thanks for taking the time to read my review.
Joe
WB0MMZ

kc9dz
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Re: Ray, KC9DZ. A HUGE disappointment

Post by kc9dz » Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:58 pm

I sold radio to Charlie strollings KD8PSW
not wbommz
he asked me to ship it to wbommz which I did insured for 400.00
here are some of our email exchanges

hi charlie
I deleted the add
not going to wait on those guys if they wanted radio they would have purchased it
radio is yours I will see you at the same meeting place in Hicksville on the 3rd
ray
kc9dz

On January 25, 2018 at 10:19 AM Charlie Stollings Jr <cdsjr65@yahoo.com> wrote:
Ray,..
Not sure if you got my email??
Thanks for waiting til the 3rd..I WILL TAKE IT..Mark it "Sold".
Do you have any interest in meeting in hicksville like we did when i sold you the 100D?
After its paid for of course..

Charlie KD8PSW


On Thursday, January 25, 2018 9:15 AM, RAYMOND TACKETT <r_tackett@comcast.net> wrote:

thanks charlie
I got two guys interested in radio they supposed to get back to me today if they don't we got a deal I can wait until 3rd.
I will remove add and radio is yours
ray
kc9dz

On January 24, 2018 at 9:28 PM Charlie Stollings Jr <cdsjr65@yahoo.com> wrote:
Ray,.Are you in a big hurry or need to sell it fast?
If not & you can wait until the 3rd, a week from this saturday I can send you the $400 via paypal..
I am a man of my word & I think we have both shown trust in each other..
If you need the money sooner I completely understand & NO hard feelings. I SURE know how money issues can come up.
Just throwing that option out there for you to consider..
I appreciate your time & hope you & the mrs are doing real good..

Charlie kd8psw


On Wednesday, January 24, 2018 9:13 PM, RAYMOND TACKETT <r_tackett@comcast.net> wrote:

not yet Charlie
this is one of the best ft 100 I have owned
I think it has ssb or cw filter, didn't want to take it apart to find out which one
thanks Charlie
ray
kc9dz

> On January 24, 2018 at 8:29 PM Charlie Stollings Jr KD8PSW <no-reply@qth.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> Dear ray tackett KC9DZ,
>
> You have received a response to your ad, titled "FOR SALE YAESU FT 100", that you have running on the QTH Free Ham Radio Classified Ads.
>
> BEFORE GOING ANY FURTHER, you are highly encouraged to:
> 1) Read our VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE about avoiding scams and ripoffs at https://tips.qth.com.
> 2) Use our Feedback Forum to see if the person you are about to deal with has any good or bad feedback from previous dealings. See https://feedback.qth.com
>
> The response is from:
>
> Name: Charlie Stollings Jr
> Callsign: KD8PSW
> E-mail: cdsjr65@yahoo.com
> IP Address: 65.254.158.4 -- (Check IP at https://whatismyipaddress.com/ip/65.254.158.4)
>
> The response is:
>
> Hi Mr Ray,..
>
> Has the ft-100 sold yet??
>
> 73
> Charlie KD8PSW
>
> --------------------------------------------------------
> For your reference, here is a copy of the ad you are responding to:
>
> Listing Number: 1365250
> Date Ad was Placed: 01/23/18
> Name: ray tackett
> Phone Number: 2604173708
> Callsign: KC9DZ
> Category: RADIOHF
> Heading: FOR SALE YAESU FT 100
> Ad Message:
> FOR SALE GREAT WORKING GOOD CONDITION YAESU FT 100
> COMES WITH ORIGNAL MIC AND POWER CORD, NO MOUNT, I HAVE USED AS A BASE RADIO WITH NO PROBLEMS EVERYTHING FUNCTIONS AS IT SHOULD
> 400.00 SHIPPED PAYPAL
> contact me at r_tackett at comcast.net or 2604173708 if you have any questions
> DONT MISS THIS GREAT BUY ON A GREAT LITTLE RADIO
>
>
> --------------------------------------------------------
> If you wish to delete or edit your ad, please see https://swap.qth.com.
>
> If you complete this buy/sell/trade, please leave feedback for each other in the Feedback Forum, located in the QTH Swap Chat bulletin board, at https://feedback.qth.com.
>
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>
> Scott Neader, KA9FOX
> N1774 Meadow Ridge Rd
> La Crosse, WI 54601-2589
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...On January 24, 2018 at 9:28 PM Charlie Stollings Jr <cdsjr65@yahoo.com> wrote: Ray,.Are you in a big hurry or need to sell it fast? If not & you can wait until the 3rd, a week from this saturday I can send you the $400 via paypal.. I am a man of my word & I think we have both shown trust in each o…

...On January 25, 2018 at 10:19 AM Charlie Stollings Jr <cdsjr65@yahoo.com> wrote: Ray,.. Not sure if you got my email?? Thanks for waiting til the 3rd..I WILL TAKE IT..Mark it "Sold". Do you have any interest in meeting in hicksville like we did when i sold you the 100D? After its paid for of course…
not yet Charlie
this is one of the best ft 100 I have owned
I think it has ssb or cw filter, didn't want to take it apart to find out which one
thanks Charlie
ray
kc9dz


On January 24, 2018 at 8:29 PM Charlie Stollings Jr KD8PSW <no-reply@qth.com> wrote:



Dear ray tackett KC9DZ,

You have received a response to your ad, titled "FOR SALE YAESU FT 100", that you have running on the QTH Free Ham Radio Classified Ads.

BEFORE GOING ANY FURTHER, you are highly encouraged to:
1) Read our VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE about avoiding scams and ripoffs at https://tips.qth.com.
2) Use our Feedback Forum to see if the person you are about to deal with has any good or bad feedback from previous dealings. See https://feedback.qth.com

The response is from:

Name: Charlie Stollings Jr
Callsign: KD8PSW
E-mail: cdsjr65@yahoo.com
IP Address: 65.254.158.4 -- (Check IP at https://whatismyipaddress.com/ip/65.254.158.4)

The response is:

Hi Mr Ray,..

Has the ft-100 sold yet??

73
Charlie KD8PSW

--------------------------------------------------------
For your reference, here is a copy of the ad you are responding to:

Listing Number: 1365250
Date Ad was Placed: 01/23/18
Name: ray tackett
Phone Number: 2604173708
Callsign: KC9DZ
Category: RADIOHF
Heading: FOR SALE YAESU FT 100
Ad Message:
FOR SALE GREAT WORKING GOOD CONDITION YAESU FT 100
COMES WITH ORIGNAL MIC AND POWER CORD, NO MOUNT, I HAVE USED AS A BASE RADIO WITH NO PROBLEMS EVERYTHING FUNCTIONS AS IT SHOULD
400.00 SHIPPED PAYPAL
contact me at r_tackett at comcast.net or 2604173708 if you have any questions
DONT MISS THIS GREAT BUY ON A GREAT LITTLE RADIO


--------------------------------------------------------
If you wish to delete or edit your ad, please see https://swap.qth.com.

If you complete this buy/sell/trade, please leave feedback for each other in the Feedback Forum, located in the QTH Swap Chat bulletin board, at https://feedback.qth.com.

If you like the way the QTH Free Ham Radio Classifieds have worked for you, please consider a small donation. If you've sold an item, we suggest giving 2% of the sale price of your item (minimum $5.00). Of course, if you just want to help out, any amount would be appreciated!

To make a secure donation using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or PayPal see https://swap.qth.com/donation. Otherwise, send a check or money order to:

Scott Neader, KA9FOX
N1774 Meadow Ridge Rd
La Crosse, WI 54601-2589

Remember, this is optional... I am committed to keeping the QTH Ham Radio Classifieds FREE!

LINKS TO QTH:

Please consider adding a link to the QTH Classifieds on your web site. A simple text link is great, or how about adding one of our cool, interactive Search Boxes to your site? See our Linking Page at https://swap.qth.com/linking.php for the easy instructions.

73 - Scott KA9FOX
ka9fox@qth.com

Free Ham Radio Classified Ads: https://swap.QTH.com

In case this form is being abused, the IP address of the person submitting this form is: 65.254.158.4
...On January 24, 2018 at 8:29 PM Charlie Stollings Jr KD8PSW <no-reply@qth.com> wrote: Dear ray tackett KC9DZ, You have received a response to your ad, titled "FOR SALE YAESU FT 100", that you have running on the QTH Free Ham Radio Classified Ads. BEFORE GOING ANY FURTHER, you are highly encouraged
ray tackett
kc9dz

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Re: Ray, KC9DZ. A HUGE disappointment

Post by cstb6868 » Mon May 28, 2018 6:16 pm

I feel it necessary that I put this post out there for all to read!
I did pay for the radio that Ray sold,- however I did NOT see/receive/operate the ft-100!!
The radio went straight to Joe,..I loaned Joe the money to get the radio. Joe paid me back in full for the non transmitting ft-100.
Upon arrival to Joe the radio did NOT transmit. Joe sold the radio for parts & the new owner repaired the radio,-it had a bad ribbon cord inside of the radio. I will let you readers be the jury & settle the verdict...
I have since sold Joe a 100% working ft-100D. In which I loaned him the money again & he repaid in full.
In the feedback it sounds like I am the bad guy,..I am hoping all HAMS that read this agree that I am not!
Trying to help a friend out is all I have done & NOTHING else!!
I am an HONEST seller & trader..!!
73`s Charlie Stollings Jr KD8PSW

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