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Old February 23rd, 2016, 11:08 AM
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I agree that Tim is the way to go at Dingocroft.
Marc B just shared an order with me for a few small fragile items that I wouldn't buy from Paddock.
Just couldn't resist the Paddock experiment after seeing David's experience and having had so much damage on past experiences.
Will let you know how it turns out with the replacement parts.

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Old February 23rd, 2016, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by rdavisinva View Post
Did Gavin pack your order?
No idea, I used my box as a oil drip pan while I was working on it haha

Originally Posted by rdavisinva View Post
Well at least you'll get back something, how about a replacement gasket as well?
Make sure your latest order is insured, so when the next round of damaged goods show you can file a legitimate claim.
They're sending 2 packages for a total of 9gpb, insured and tracked
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Old February 23rd, 2016, 04:12 PM
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I'm beginning to believe they don't give a rats ass when they ship to the US.
Back in 1999 I ordered the dies from the 1st guy that made the oval aluminum clock / hazzard switch / outlet facia out of the UK. He was retiring and selling everything. On the phone he sounded "ok" for lack of a better word! He took $600- from me and send a rusty, damaged die, a few wonky blanks and some obscure "computer programme" on a broken floppy disc! No digital pics in thoes days and this guy was using a rotary phone anyway! Lol.. when I called to complain he was up and gone! Ended up throwing the whole thing in the trash a year later!

The second time I ordered 50 LR ID plates from the manufacturer. When they arrived they all still had tye enamel on the back side! Their solution was for me to take a belt sander to them!

I dont care what it is, how much it is or who its from! My days of ordering ANYTHING out tye UK were done 20 years ago!......
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