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Internet Shopping
« on: December 04, 2019, 09:34:19 AM »

Hi,


I have finally found a place in the UK that sells Norfolk Wherry hulls, I live in Australia.
Trying to get information from the seller is slow at best.


I sent an email mentioning MBM asking if they made the hull. Answer yes
Second email I sent was about the size. A few days later I got the size.
Third email I sent was about the cost and postage. Reply came back with the price but no postage.
Some time went by and an email arrived asking if I was still interested. Replied yes but what is the postage
Fifth email came with the postage.
Another email arrived asking if I was still interested and the hull would be sent as soon as payment is sent.
Am I game enough to email back asking how do I pay?
Do I forget the whole deal and try to find the hull elsewhere?

Regards

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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2019, 09:38:46 AM »

They have answered your questions.
Why not ask about all of that in your first email, or did you.
Who is the seller.
I agree they could have thought ahead and given you the info but did you ask.

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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2019, 09:47:53 AM »

Like getting blood out off stone!!!!

Lovely spot Port Macquarie !!!

Cheers

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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2019, 10:07:03 AM »

Might be prudent to search the seller - the suspicious part of me is thinking they are researching the hull and the costs you asked about, it maybe they are not actually in possession of a hull and can make one - but they are trying to ascertain whether its worth doing or know where to get one from.
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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2019, 10:18:24 AM »

From your comments, there are certainly some communication issues  :o


There is little point in Name + Shame, as our WEB owner Martin cannot accept one sided and unfounded arguments



If you believe you are correct, why trust that supplier after the electronic transfer of your hard earner $ occurs  <*<

Only one of my many small value overseas e-purchases [UK, Germany, France, Japan, China] ever deteriorated ...I think the manufacturer decided to cook & eat Garlic Snails + consumed red wine from Bordeaux instead of answering his e-mails

I believe this supplier considers himself to be above, beyond and not answerable to such mere mortals as we members ....enough said

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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2019, 11:29:53 AM »

Hi all,


As I usually do when I plan to buy is to ask all those questions and up till now the shops concerned quote a price and postage along with the information on the product.


Postage to this part of Australia is expensive so I like to know as soon as possible.


I am not going to name or shame but adding everything up I might try another type of boat.


Regards
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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2019, 12:30:16 PM »


Don't forget that many of these companies are  'sole traders' .... they are not Amazon.... so sometimes we do have to cut them some slack....

rickles23 - PM me the traders name and I'll see if I can help or know anything.  :-)



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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2019, 04:21:33 PM »

perhaps they are from Norfolk, the pace of life around there is kind of slow
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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2019, 04:24:10 PM »

.......wherry, wherry slow........  %)

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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2019, 04:28:25 PM »

.... Broadly speaking....
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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2019, 04:36:27 PM »

It would be good to find another customer to see if they are satisfied.

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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2019, 09:27:33 PM »

Listed in Mastman's catalogue:   Norfolk Wherry Scale: 1/24 to the foot.

www.mastman.co.uk


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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2019, 12:34:12 PM »

Listed in Mastman's catalogue:   Norfolk Wherry Scale: 1/24 to the foot.

www.mastman.co.uk


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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2019, 12:48:26 PM »

its in the pdf catalogue
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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2019, 03:45:45 PM »

Page 9 in PDF 60
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Re: Internet Shopping
« Reply #15 on: December 05, 2019, 03:56:19 PM »

Is there any way of paying, with insurance?
Do they accept credit card payments? I am not sure of the situation, but I think some CC used to have built in insurance for purchases.
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