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Honest people on the HAMB

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Tony Martino, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. Just a quick note:
    There is a guy on here, "elcamino65" that just sent me a PM.
    I sold him an axle one year ago and he never got it. I sent him his money back and he said he would let me know if it showed up.
    Well it just did and he is sending me back the money!
    I just think it's a good idea to let people know there are plenty of good, honest people left in the world, an many are on here!
    The best to all,
    Tony
     
  2. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,792

    tfeverfred
    Member

    He's a HAMBer. I'd expect nothing less.
     
  3. 1950-mercury
    Joined: Mar 20, 2011
    Posts: 534

    1950-mercury
    Member

    I think the best people are right here on the HAMB!!!! Glad to hear it worked out for both of you.
     
  4. Von Rigg Fink
    Joined: Jun 11, 2007
    Posts: 13,426

    Von Rigg Fink
    Member
    from Garage

    well thats great, wow a freakin year to get an axle sent? who was the carrier?
     

  5. Larry T
    Joined: Nov 24, 2004
    Posts: 7,661

    Larry T
    Member

    Yea, maybe 99% of the folks on the HAMB are honest. So, (if I'm reading things right) there are 141,000 people here. That means you only have to watch out for 1400 folks that could screw you around.
    Larry T
     
  6. Don's Hot Rods
    Joined: Oct 7, 2005
    Posts: 8,319

    Don's Hot Rods
    Member
    from florida

    Pat yourself on the back too, because you were honest enough to send him his money back in the first place. :) There ARE good people in this world, regardless of what we see on the news every night.

    Don
     
  7. MikeRose
    Joined: Oct 7, 2004
    Posts: 1,577

    MikeRose
    Member
    from Yuma, AZ

    Haha good point. I have only come across a couple of those 1400 but definitely for the most part HAMBers are great people.

    I love the block feature, because my memory isn't that great. I blocked the couple of people that screwed me on deals or were just jerks, and I never have to deal with them again. :D
     
  8. FoMoCoPower
    Joined: Feb 2, 2007
    Posts: 2,490

    FoMoCoPower
    Member

    I beg to differ,was recently screwed out of $500 by a HAMB member. Trying to resolve it the right way before I start throwing out names,but I have a feeling I am going to end up eating the full amount.
     
  9. dvzdeathtrap
    Joined: Nov 30, 2010
    Posts: 125

    dvzdeathtrap
    Member
    from austin, tx

    That's awesome. -DVZ
     
  10. Slick Willy
    Joined: Aug 3, 2008
    Posts: 3,012

    Slick Willy
    Member

    this guy...

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Von Rigg Fink
    Joined: Jun 11, 2007
    Posts: 13,426

    Von Rigg Fink
    Member
    from Garage

    Hhahahah, no doubt
     
  12. Rod and Wheeler
    Joined: Mar 19, 2008
    Posts: 199

    Rod and Wheeler
    Member
    from NOR CAL

    yea but lot faster than the post office
     
  13. metalix_421
    Joined: Mar 24, 2010
    Posts: 890

    metalix_421
    Member

    wow that is good to hear. I know that myself not having paypal think a little before sending money but to the few people that I have sent cash to I have always gotten the stuff that I paid for. I do love the HAMB and that is a big reason why. we are all car guys and its nice to have the respect and get it back from people you have never even met.
     
  14. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 19,654

    Ryan
    ADMINISTRATOR
    from Austin, TX
    Staff Member

    How bout this? This place has been in business 16 years... I've never gotten a bounced check. Not once.
     
  15. tommyd
    Joined: Dec 10, 2010
    Posts: 11,328

    tommyd
    Member
    from South Indy

    Then I would say he was a poser and not a Hamber. Wolf and Sheep you know? Hope it goes your way on this deal.
     
  16. 92GTA
    Joined: Oct 19, 2010
    Posts: 99

    92GTA
    Member

    Wow, that's freakin awesome!

    Where the heck was the axle for a year though :confused:
     
  17. johnybsic
    Joined: Oct 8, 2009
    Posts: 612

    johnybsic
    Member
    from las vegas

    Jesus! UPS purgatory??? Was the diff packed with Columbian? :p

    Thats cool he got it, and let you know.
    HONEST, Thats what i like about the Hambski's I feel MUCH better buying & selling with other members. Can't stand Ebay or Craigslist :eek:

    Its not fool proof, but Ive never had a bad time :D

    Good to hear
    Damn Ryan, No bounced checks ever??? Awesome.
     
  18. RichFox
    Joined: Dec 3, 2006
    Posts: 10,006

    RichFox
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    I recently saw a posting of a Bantam Pickup which I had been looking for one. The poster mentioned he just bought it. Like a big dumbie I posted for all to see. "I'll buy it from you for more than it's worth" Well I did want the truck. OP came back and said he would sell and came up with a number I didn't need to think about. A very fair and honest deal from a HAMBer
     
  19. this is a great place but their are some shady assholes here and their word is very hollow! had some real great dealings here also but like anywhere cover your ass!
     
  20. Francisco Plumbero
    Joined: May 6, 2010
    Posts: 2,531

    Francisco Plumbero
    Member
    from il.

    Jinx!:D Got to go knock wood now.
     
  21. MEDDLER1
    Joined: Jun 1, 2006
    Posts: 1,590

    MEDDLER1
    Member

    It is very good to hear, I have done a few deals on here too and they have been absolutly perfect each time. Good people are here for sure!
     
  22. For the record guys, It was the good old US Postal service!
    And at least no one there stole it!
     
  23. brad2v
    Joined: Jun 29, 2009
    Posts: 1,648

    brad2v
    Member

    Remarkable. We is good folks, isn't we?
     
  24. slickhale
    Joined: Dec 19, 2010
    Posts: 767

    slickhale
    Member
    from Phoenix

    now thats impressive, even churches get bounced checks.
     
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2011
  25. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 12,804

    3wLarry
    Member Emeritus
    from Owasso, Ok

    group hug
     
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  26. 48FordFanatic
    Joined: Feb 26, 2011
    Posts: 1,335

    48FordFanatic
    Member
    from Maine

    There are a lot of good honest people everywhere. About 10 years ago I was into Farmall Cub tractors. I bought just about everyone I could. I frequented a Tractor Discussion Board and through it started selling parts. The first time I sold a part the fellow asked if I wanted him to send me a check or money order before I sent the part. I thought about that for quite a while. I decided that if I asked for payment up front , then I might as well have said I didn't trust that he was honest. I know this will probably sound stupid to some , but I thought that why should he trust that I would send the part ....what says I'm honest but he isn't.
    I decided that until someone gave me reason to believe otherwise, I was going to believe that the people I was dealing with were just as honest as me. And so my deal was that I sent the part and paid shipping. When they received the part if they were happy with it they sent me a check for the part and shipping. If they weren't happy with it....well, we would cross that bridge later. I know to some that this approach might sound stupid, but I was never once cheated out of a single penny and I sent Cub parts all over the US, some to Canada, and once even to New Zealand.
     
  27. carcrazyjohn
    Joined: Apr 16, 2008
    Posts: 4,844

    carcrazyjohn
    Member
    from trevose pa

    So true ,Just bought a model A tank for 30.00 bucks ,I only needed the front panel,So He cut it perfectly for me and shipped for 20.00 ,So where else can you get a model A tank for 50.00 bucks here on the Hamb.Never have gotten beaten on the Hamb,See the flat firewall,Thats where its going and I just have to build a flat lower panel.The more original the better and its glass with steel wheelwells ,Door handles ,Trunk handle ,Hidden trunk hinges ,And soon to be a firewall with factory ribs................This place is great,And so many good people
     
  28. Mazooma1
    Joined: Jun 5, 2007
    Posts: 13,598

    Mazooma1
    Member

    Not a good idea to bounce a check to the one guy who could embarrass you INTERNATIONALLY......:)
     
  29. HOTRODRUBBER
    Joined: Aug 27, 2005
    Posts: 770

    HOTRODRUBBER
    Member


    Shit Ryan that really is cool!!!!
    That has to say somthing positive about somthing:p
     
  30. pcterm2
    Joined: Aug 25, 2009
    Posts: 551

    pcterm2
    Member

    just totally outstanding,there are a bunch of honest folks here
     

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