KA3UNB, Allen Prindle, A bad Experience

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N8PQB
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KA3UNB, Allen Prindle, A bad Experience

Post by N8PQB » Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:16 pm

Your all on your own. I hear he has more gear to sell, why don't you'all buy some.
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N8PQB trashes KA3UNB

Post by k8cix » Thu Aug 05, 2010 11:52 pm

Tom Johnson must be lacking in something to do. To trash a fellow ham and spend that much time taking up space on several ham sites reciting a Long, Boring story after you received a refund is not only "amateurish" (no pun intended) but just plain stupid. Things like this can happen. Maybe damaged in transit, maybe you did it when you screwed with it. Why not simply take off the cover and fix it. Repairing an SWR circuit is not rocket science. I would much prefer dealing with Mr. Prindle then with you Tom. You are what we refer to as a "Buyer from Hell"

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Refund received, not happy

Post by W1JCW » Fri Aug 06, 2010 6:40 pm

Wow a refund was received yet you feel the guy sold you something already damaged ?? That is very difficult to prove.

I would at least give the seller the benefit of doubt that the meter was good when shipped, specially when something like a meter can be damaged in shipping very easily.

I put insurance if it's paid for by the buyer, if it's damaged then I file a claim.

If the buyer is to cheap to purchase insurance then it's his boat anchor.

Such a long negative post when a refund was issued.
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Re: Refund received, not happy

Post by K9XR » Fri Aug 06, 2010 7:24 pm

Yep and on all three major forums. Can't risk missing someone, you know.

Such a long negative post when a refund was issued.[/quote]

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Post by N8PQB » Fri Aug 06, 2010 11:38 pm

check QRZ
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Re: And now again

Post by W1JCW » Fri Aug 06, 2010 11:47 pm

N8PQB wrote:You guys have been flaming me for pointing out this guy, meanwhile, he has AGAIN done the same thing, selling defective gear, check QRZ
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Post the ad here, it doesn't matter where it happened.

I wasn't flaming you. I thought you reacted harshly after you received a refund
that's all.
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One last post

Post by N8PQB » Sat Aug 07, 2010 12:04 pm

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End of subject,
nuff said.
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Post by lhk0pd » Sat Aug 07, 2010 12:17 pm

N8PQB What exactly did you expect to happen when you post on a open forum. Right or wrong and whether you like it or not they were entitled to their opinion's from what you posted. If i do not want others commenting on my business i keep quiet about it and certainly would not post it on a open forum. I might make note that you continued to leave the impression that Prindle was a less than honest person with statements like the following and your angry at those who commented.

(You guys have been flaming me for pointing out this guy, meanwhile, he has AGAIN done the same thing, selling defective gear, check QRZ)
Larry Huff K0pd

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Re: One last post

Post by K9XR » Sat Aug 07, 2010 2:45 pm

DUH! Obviously I am not as smart as you are.


N8PQB wrote:I don't normally sit and respond to "opinions", however, I will make an exception this time, then delete this mess.
You guys have missed the point........Its not about a damaged item....DUH
Its about how it was handled after I received it. Yes, he refunded the original amount of the item, yes, he refunded PART OF the cost to return the item to him, but he DID NOT refund the ORIGINAL shipping cost.
Like I said, its not a bunch of money, but rather the princple. I can say after 20 years of ham radio, I had an item get damaged in shipment. When the ham notified me, I instructed him to return it to me, and I immediately went to the post office, got a money order for the full amount he had spent, and sent it NEXT DAY AIR. Did it cost me to do that? of course, but its just the right thing to do.
I have received an email from another ham that had a similar experience with Mr. Prindle, except he didn't want to return the damaged item, he wanted it fixed. That situation is still pending.
I don't believe Mr. Prindle is a "bad guy" but Good People make BAD Decisions, and we are held accountable for our decisions. Its part of being an adult.

So this is closed....I never asked for opinions on this matter, I believe Mr. Prindle should have refunded ALL funds I spent, he refused, so I reported to the amateur community the incident. If you guys want to do business with Mr. Prindle, be my guest, I will spend my money elsewhere.
End of subject,
nuff said.

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