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Date:         Thu, 29 Nov 2001 19:10:48 -0500
Reply-To:     Arthur Sauerhaft <kivka@EARTHLINK.NET>
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From:         Arthur Sauerhaft <kivka@EARTHLINK.NET>
Subject:      Re: e-bay oil pump dispute
Comments: To: scott_s@DISCOUSA.COM
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I bought a cracked oil filler tube from him, he swore he thought it was good. I believed him then, now I'm not so sure...... ----- Original Message ----- From: "Scott Sullivan" <scott_s@DISCOUSA.COM> To: <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM> Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 7:06 PM Subject: Re: e-bay oil pump dispute

> Hi Ben, > > Well I just got a final e-mail stating that he does not feel responsible > for shipping what he advertised. > The sellers name is Darrel Combs, he is on this site as vwghost. > > > > > > Ben T <BenTbtstr8@AOL.COM> on 11/29/2001 01:10:05 PM > > Please respond to BenTbtstr8@AOL.COM > > To: vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM > cc: (bcc: Scott Sullivan/Disco_Corp) > Subject: Re: e-bay oil pump dispute > > > > > In a message dated 11/29/01 12:35:16 PM Pacific Standard Time, > wolzphoto@WORLDNET.ATT.NET writes: > > << If the pump was incorrectly described (if you feel that you have no > fault > in > this issue), you could leave negative feedback or do anything up to and > including a small-claims court settlement, though it's probably not > worthwhile to do so. Especially if the seller has a good feedback record, > you may find that the threat of negative feedback will bring about a fair > resolution of the situation. >> > > > Hmm..... if the item was inaccurately described, you can ask for a refund > as > Karl suggested. Ebay will not participate in these types of disputes. > Threatening the guy with negative feedback can work but keep in mind that > it > cuts both ways. If you give him/her one. he/she can do the same to you. In > the meantime, nothing gets resolved. BTW, who is the seller? I frequent > ebay > and would be interested on knowing those who are not square-dealers. > Especially since not all bad comments are posted due to the threat of > reciprocal negative feedback. > > I tend to agree with Karl that it may not be worth going to court over. By > the time you pay your gas to the courthouse and pay for parking, it may > have > been cheaper to the buy another correct one. I haven't seen the actual > description of the item so I cannot render my personal opinion on it's > accuracy. That can be disputed as well. If you are suing, IIRC, you have > the > burden of proof. Right, legal beagles? > > Judge Judy > > oops... I meant BenT

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