KA1MYO Mike Nelles sold me a NIB Icom IC-706MKIIG

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josv
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KA1MYO Mike Nelles sold me a NIB Icom IC-706MKIIG

Post by josv » Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:27 pm

Mike offered me a pretty good deal on a NIB Icom IC-706MKIIG. It was almost to good to be true, but I had the radio in my hands in 2 days. I am truly impressed with the radio, and Mike!

73,
W4JOS

N2ZD
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Re: KA1MYO Mike Nelles sold me a NIB Icom IC-706MKIIG

Post by N2ZD » Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:13 pm

I also had a great dealing with Mike this week. A stand up guy!!

mmaseda
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Re: KA1MYO Mike Nelles sold me a NIB Icom IC-706MKIIG

Post by mmaseda » Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:41 pm

I also bought a new in the box IC-7800 from Mike. Just one correction. Mike is not a ham. KA1MYO is his mother’s call. The radios he is selling are from his fathers estate. Don’t hesitate to buy from Mike.

AceHigh
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Re: KA1MYO Mike Nelles sold me a NIB Icom IC-706MKIIG

Post by AceHigh » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:01 pm

Yesterday I was interested in buying the Vibroplex bug he was selling and exchanged a couple of emails on it. The ad reads " Vibroplex Key serial number 106156 very minimal use. In like new condition. Asking $80 shipped PayPal friends Venmo or US postal mo accepted.
Listing #1462008 - Submitted on 10/24/19 by Callsign KA1MYO, Modified on 11/06/19".

However, I was not familiar with Paypal Friends. It seems that using this payment method instead of a regular Paypal buy-sell transaction could be used by scammers to collect money fairly easily as there would be no recourse to get money back using this payment method if the item was never shipped etc.

Wonder if this ad is genuine or just a scam. Seems like he has had a couple of good responses.

mmaseda
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Re: KA1MYO Mike Nelles sold me a NIB Icom IC-706MKIIG

Post by mmaseda » Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:29 pm

Using PayPal friends and family saves him about 3% in fees but you loose your buyer protection.

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