Beware of buying from KB3SQW (Todd Burnham)

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NB9M
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Beware of buying from KB3SQW (Todd Burnham)

Post by NB9M » Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:48 pm

*** 8/11/2019 Update: a quick check reveals the power transformer had smoked long ago. I'm still out $105. ***

I've learned my lessons: check the forum before buying, and do not use the "Friends and Family" PayPal feature.

On June 16, 2019 I paid $105 via PayPal's "Friends and Family" - as the seller requested for a Swan Swan 117XC power supply. What followed was the stuff of nightmares. For example:

>> No it's yours I had family issues and it was shipped usps. I'll have tracking tomorrow. Todd (Sunday, July 7, 2019 5:37 PM)
>> My daughter did I had some issues. You should have it in hand tyesday. (Sunday, July 7, 2019 6:09 PM)
>> Yes you have it usps sent (Wed 7/17/2019 7:38 AM)
>> I did ship it out last week and updated the PayPal with tracking . Todd (7/29/2019 1:05 PM)

There were several unanswered emails. I never received any tracking information. I made it clear that I will use every avenue at my disposal to recover my loss (even if it costs me far more, trips to Pennsylvania, etc.) Zero tolerance. I was ready to lock horns with the PA Attorney General, civil suit, etc. and I think this knuckle-dragger knew I meant it.

I finally received the item, poorly packed in a simple USPS Priority box, 8/5/2019.

In addition to being a liar, this loser appears to be unable to write coherently, using complete sentences with punctuation, which from now on I'll pay attention to. Never, ever again.

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