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Echobit Problems?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by headcrash0101, Dec 10, 2003.

  1. headcrash0101

    headcrash0101 Registered Member

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    Has anyone ever bought anything from echobit? I purchased a set of shackle flips about 3 weeks ago. I have only received 1 email from him saying they were backordered. I have emailed him at least 8 times asking about a shipping date, with no response. Has anyone else experienced this?
     
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    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    As of right now I believe he won't be producing shackle flips and some other items through the winter. Wouldn't be the first time I've heard of poor communication.
     
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    I know he has been really busy, you might try shooting him a PM from here. Give him some time to get back with you. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    He has his own forum on his site. Check that out.
     
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    big pappa b 3/4 ton status

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    Definitely go to his board and post on the forum. He said he doesn't / won't be on here.
     
  6. clubba68

    clubba68 1/2 ton status

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    He has his own forum on his site. Check that out.

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    He does? Where is it? I didn't think that he had one, and I just looked and didn't see one either. Am I missing something?
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    big pappa b 3/4 ton status

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    what screen name does he use on his board. i need to pm him as well.
     
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    his screen names are echobit and admin /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I ordered the stepped sliders from him 3 weeks ago and he promised they would be made over thanksgiving hoildays. I have posted in that forum and sent emails and PM's but no reply. Hes a good guy, just be patient (Im trying myself but it aint easy). He told me he has given all the stuff for some other shop to make them...I dunno /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
  11. Mudzer

    Mudzer 1/2 ton status Author

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    I have one question regarding this company and any other company out there who does this (eTechWarehouse.com) etc.. Why take orders, when you know you can't fill them?

    I may be slow witted sometimes, but I sure have enough sense to know this could get you in trouble. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    i pmed mike about my shackle flip kits at the begining
    of october and sent him the money.he pmed me on 10/17
    to let me know he recieved my check. he said he would do
    them as soon as he can.
    you have to give him time. he has good product and he
    has alot of orders to fill. just be patient . /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
    hopefully santa will bring them /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  13. DPI

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    It all depends on if the company is misrepresenting these types of sales. To me, if a company takes an order just to get the revenue in quicker, that's a business ethics issue. As long as the customer knows an item is back ordered before the order is placed, then I see no problems with a company doing this. Because the customer can choose whether to send the money. However, if a customer does not ask about availability that's the customers problem...

    Anyway, if the customer in not voluntarily notified, that a part is not currently available, by the business(that knows the part is not available) before the order is placed, that, IMO, is UNETHICAL! /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
     
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    I am installing the flip right now... easy install...except getting my old bushings out UGGHH... I beleive as he was making these items the internet orders piled up and he got behind... he is a good guy and his product is awesome... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I had nothing but good luck w/ him and love the product. Sorry to hear about your bad luck...
     
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    I purchased the shackle flip and shims. I was kinda in a pinch because a trip to colorado was coming up. I decided to get my 14bff and 8lug front installed before the trip. He got them to me quick so I was able to go. Definatly a great guy. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    He does? Where is it? I didn't think that he had one, and I just looked and didn't see one either. Am I missing something?
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    My bad. I read "his site" as "this site". /forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif
    -Andrew /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif
     
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    It's worth the wait. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif I had the same problem. He means well and I know he wanted to step off of it for a while but I think he's trying to help everyone out as well. Hang in there.
     
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    My bad. I read "his site" as "this site". /forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif
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    I did the exact same thing. I would have never posted about it though until you stepped up to the plate first /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    wouldn't it be easier, cheaper, and faster to just make your own rather than wait months? I'd never wait that long for a prepaid item that I could make at my bench in a couple hours.
     

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