Re: [CR] Group wisdom requested - eBay ethics


Example: Production Builders:Tonard
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Date: Sun, 17 May 2009 16:21:14 -0400
From: "Ken Freeman" <kenfreeman096@gmail.com>
To: Emilio Bozzi <emiliobozzi@hotmail.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, jb@velostuf.com
Subject: Re: [CR] Group wisdom requested - eBay ethics


I might add, take it back if there is no damage to anything, not just the ears. Still the question of how anyone determined there are balls missing, and if it was restored correctly.

On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 4:14 PM, Emilio Bozzi <emiliobozzi@hotmail.com>wrote:
>
> John-
>
> I am impressed by your wisdom...seriously. I think you also saw this
> situation as product of buyers remorse as I do.
>
> The real problem is with the buyer's internal discussion as opposed the
> item itself.
>
> I also agree with your opinion regarding the amount paid for the item, (my
> idea of desireable cog range is 12-21).
> Your ability to still be accomodating is very admirable as well.
>
> I will be looking to you to make my next purchase.
>
> Best Regards-
> Nels Cone
> Seattle WA
>
> > From: jb@velostuf.com
> > To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> > Date: Sun, 17 May 2009 09:33:47 -0500
> > Subject: Re: [CR] Group wisdom requested - eBay ethics
> >
> > In my many-year experience on eBay, it is rare that someone wants a
> refund
> > for any reason. I have no doubt whatsoever that the buyer realized that
> he
> > paid way too much (in my opinion) for that freewheel. His saying "I don't
> > like the sound" is BS and that makes him a putz.
> >
> > Honestly, I really appreciate retail stores offering very generous return
> > policies- I have taken advantage of them many times. And, even though
> eBay
> > auctions aren't equal to retail stores, I always conduct my sales with
> the
> > attitude that if both parties aren't happy, then it was a bad deal.
> >
> > I'd accept the return- some deals work out fine, and some don't, that's
> the
> > way the cookie crumbles for me.
> >
> > I would clearly warn him, though, that if there is ANY damage to the
> removal
> > notches, the deal is OFF. He has to take the good with the bad too.
> >
> > John Barron
> > Minneapolis MN USA