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b2rtch

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268 days ago

Those of you who are not familiar with this story read my previous post at:
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/53937.

Marc and Alibaba made good on their promises of protecting the buyers and this morning I had a full refund of the purchase price in my bank account.

Of course buying equipment direct from China with out any intermediary is a little risque but Alibaba’s buyer protection certainly makes it much less so.
My experience prove it.
I recommend that you visit Alibaba woodworking machine tool section.
If you are willing to take a chance, the prices are incredible.

http://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?SearchText=woodworking&catId=0&initiative_id=AS_20131015065533

http://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale/wholesale-band-saw.html?SearchText=band%2Bsaw&CatId=143101&initiative_id=SB_20131015065741&isrefine=y

I know that I shall buy from Alibaba again.(Since birth,I am risk taker at the core)
Thank you for reading.
Bertrand

-- Bert


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waho6o9

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#1 posted 268 days ago

Way to go Marc and Alibaba and I’m glad things turned

out the best for you Bert. That’s some good news.

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#2 posted 268 days ago

Amen.

-- Bert

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#3 posted 268 days ago

I have looked at the site several times and am turned off by the risk each time. Money is tight, and I have been burnt a few times taking risks. It is one thing to get the glare, from the wife, for spending money on something you can use. It is a whole different experience to tell her you got screwed.

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C_PLUS_Woodworker

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#4 posted 268 days ago

Truly…..........I am AMAZED…........regarding how this thing was resolved !!

Glad for ya.

-- We must all walk our own green mile

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woodbutcherbynight

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#5 posted 268 days ago

Squeaky wheel gets the grease, glad to see the issue was resolved.

Nice work Mark!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#6 posted 268 days ago

Amen

-- Bert

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#7 posted 268 days ago

I noticed many times in the past that it pays to raise our voices.
We have to be polite and courteous but firm.
I noticed that in the USA much more than in Europe people hesitate to raise their voice and to be heard.
I know that my wife very rarely says anything (read complain).
She now has some issues with Verizon, I am the one who goes to “complain” (negotiate ) for her.
In the past, several times I had to use Better Business Bureau, I had full satisfaction every time.
I do not encourage anyone to complain just to complain but if you know that you are in your right, say something.
I fully realize that in this case Marc made the difference, yet if I had no posted something about my problem on LJs nothing would have happen (by the way thank you also to Google alerts)

-- Bert

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