im not going to respond to the rediculous comments, such as "i heard he got his ass kicked by 9thward" ect..because thats just retarded
a) Emperorryder was sold a pair of JP vs. Juliens. Unfortunately, in shipping, aparently one ski was banged up upon arrival. They had been ridden about 6 days. The damage in the picture send to me was like the tip had been "sanded" off...or dragged till it wore, on the tip. I advise everyone who buys anything that insurance is available to purchase through UPS. Im not a store, and I dont have a BACKSTOCK of skis to replace with, if something goes wrong. I advised him that insurance to cover the 550 USD the skis were worth new, would be about 10 bucks. So now he doesnt want the insurance, I ship the skis, and they get damaged in transit. THATS WHY I OFFER INSURANCE. So that if something goes wrong, nobody gets hung out to dry. If I offer insurance, and its denied, I dont feel its my ultimate responsibility to reimburse the purchase price. If i do, then I lose out totally. Stores dont do this, ebay doesnt do this, and I do not do this.
I tried to locate a 2nd ski for him, and on one occasion I thought I had found one. Unfortnately obtaining a new ski for him was not possible.
So why dont you ask him the full details? He recieved the JP
's, w/ bindings. I waited on him to get the money together patiently, and talked with him and answered all his questions before he purchased them.
But I let everyone know...BUY INSURANCE, because im not going to get hung if and when something gets dinged up.
b) Im going to ask the people before I list their names, but in the last 3-4 months, Ive sold things to at least 10 diff. people, all who have recieved their gear. I sold a 400 dollar jacket and 200 dollar matching pant combo, that was worn about 10 days, for about 250 bucks. I sold someone goggles and glasses for about 110 bucks. EVERYONE RECIEVED IT
thats all im defending, is my decision to not reimburse someone for something that was damaged during shipping, since insurance wasnt purchased. If you buy a tv and drop it in the parking lot, you sure as hell cant go back inside and get your money back or a new tv. If you buy a shirt and stain it, the store wont take it back. If you buy something over ebay, dont accept insurance, and it arrived damaged, they dont replace it. So therefor, If i offer insurance to a buyer, and they refuse, they were given the oppertunity.
Its regretful that the ski was damaged, but it WAS NOT impact damage, neglect damage, or a ski sold DELAMED. The photo sent to me showed distinct damage, as if the tip of one ski had been literally sanded down with a belt sander (and I AM NOT implying it was done by the buyer). The other ski, as well as the bindings attached, were in the exact shape as described.
Short of that, tons of people have purchased my shit, and recieved exactly what they purchased, at some damn good deals. Ive been selling crap for over 4 years on this site. Unfortunately you dont hear those who got their stuff, only the 1-2 unhappy people, just like those who dont get their skis warranty'd..its all "FUCK THIS, FUCK THAT"