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Re: Purchase From List Member ;(

To: Larry Macy <>
Subject: Re: Purchase From List Member ;(
From: Susan and John Roper <>
Date: Thu, 27 May 1999 11:30:37 -0500
A little more on John and Linda Peters that deal in NOS AMCO stuff on eBay.
In going through 2 days mail I just found a note from a Bill Borton who also
bought from them and has heard nothing for 6 weeks.  That makes 4 that I know
of.  Be careful.  John Roper

Larry Macy wrote:

> I had been hesitant to get involved in this discussion. But here is my
> experience. Last fall I moved to a new apt and found out that I would
> have to use the Midget as a daily driver. I needed 2 things in the worst
> way to make sure I had a reliable car. 1) a new tranny (mine's synchros
> are going - going - gone) 2) A good set of wheels. I bought both from
> list members. The tranny showed up in reasonable time and condition.
> Thank you very much! I still need to rebuild it, but I knew that when I
> bought it.
> The wheels I got fom a lister on the westcoast of Canada. I sent a couple
> of checks (split the total so I wouldn't break myself at the holidays).
> As well as expensive shipping charges.  They arrived at my home while on
> my self imposed exile at the end of Feb. I got home and to much
> anticipation opened the boxes only to find that three of the wheels had
> buggered up hubs. (and they are Spit wheels - which will not fit a Midget
> - but that is irrelevant to this discussion). I emailed the party in
> question and received an immediate response that he was out of town and I
> could expect a reply on Wed. That was on March 6. (and most of you also
> know what happened to me on that day). I have been too wrapped in other
> details of my life to get too concerned. Well I hadn't heard anything so
> after I got back from Carlisle, with a new set of wheels, I sent another
> email asking what was up and could I get my money back or whatever we
> could do to make this right. I still have yet to hear back from them. I
> am a little hesitant to "out" them on this list until I get a reply. But
> if I do not hear soon I will let all know whom this is and go from there.
> Thanks for listening.
> Larry
> PS I am Blind copying (BCC) this to the party in question. I added this
> note to let them know I have not added their email address to the general
> population.
> Larry Macy
> 78 Midget
> Keep your top down and your chin up
> Larry B. Macy, Ph.D.
> System Administrator/Manager
> Neuropsychiatry Section
> Department of Psychiatry
> University of Pennsylvania
> 3400 Spruce St. - 1015 Gates
> Philadelphia, PA 19104

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