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Old 06-10-2011, 03:45 PM   #1
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Well it looks like the mint driver-side HD headlight in the classified turned out to be not so mint. I bought it and first off noticed a very pronounce and visible scratch just over the reflector. After making a closer inspection I found the top mounting flange has a 2" crack in it.

I was a little suspicious at first because he used a TASCA photo but after he finally posted a real picture of the headlight in a box I thought it was ok. Especially when he said it was mint.

Member dykzeulb is a very dishonest person and I don't mind to tell him so. I was going to refrain from posting this after only finding the scratch but now with the crack this take the cake.

He has not answered my PM's to so I guess I can write this off to experience. There went $135 down the toilet.

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Im sure some epoxy could fix the crack. No?
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Sorry to hear about your misfortune Shortride. I just want to punch people like that in the face!
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I will say he did not use the term "mint" he said good... Your version of good and his apparently differ... I do agree with you that a crack makes it not good and then his discription makes him dishonest. It is sad a fellow forum member uses the forum as a way to cheat people... Sorry for your loss....
We all need to band together to encourage a refund... dykzeulb pay back the money...

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Im sure some epoxy could fix the crack. No?
Yeah the epoxy probably will fix it but it just pisses me off when people do things like that.
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People, a seller should disclose any defects and do so accurately. Doing so brings even the seller even more trust and builds a positive reputation.
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I will say he did not use the term "mint" he said good...
He used the term mint in the title of his for sale thread LH (Driver) Harley Davidson Headlight MINT . Either way it was misleading and dishonest.
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shortride, that really sucks. I was looking at that thread too and was going to jump on it. I didn't like that he didn't post close up pics. Was it packaged well?
dykzeulb you need to pay the man back since you didn't accurately describe defects on that light.
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shortride, that really sucks. I was looking at that thread too and was going to jump on it. I didn't like that he didn't post close up pics. Was it packaged well?
dykzeulb you need to pay the man back since you didn't accurately describe defects on that light.
It was packaged very well. If anything better than usual. It was in a box with peanuts and then packed inside of another box. There was no obvious damage to the inner box or the outer box during shipping. I even commented to him about the scratch couldn’t have happen in shipping because of how well he had packaged it.

What grips me is, I'm a disabled vet and an extra $135 is bit hard to come by for me.

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He used the term mint in the title of his for sale thread LH (Driver) Harley Davidson Headlight MINT . Either way it was misleading and dishonest.
I was trying to givem the benefit of teh doubt, but ok you win... He needs to pay back the money.... Lets organize a posse..... dykzeulb PAY BACK THE MONEY ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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He replied and he seems to be somewhat upset with my post. He said he didn't package the headlight. He also said the headlight was not damaged.

I will apologize to him and everyone here if my post was not actuate as long as there is some sort of satisfaction offered.

I included a picture of the crack.
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Well I have to ask if he didnt package it, who did?... Second where did he get the picture he sent you if he didnt open it? Third, and most of all he needs to refund the money and take back the "MINT" condition light. If my truck came with a headlight like that you can dam well bet the dealers going to fix it for free...
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Well I have to ask if he didn't package it, who did?... Second where did he get the picture he sent you if he didnt open it? Third, and most of all he needs to refund the money and take back the "MINT" condition light. If my truck came with a headlight like that you can dam well bet the dealers going to fix it for free...
I don't know the answer to your questions and I'm really not interested in know all of the details about what happen and when and by whom. That should be something he might want to address.

dykzeulb seems to be a straight up guy that was concerned that I may have made premature un-warranted claims. I have no motive for doing that. The fact still remains that I got the headlight with damage. Anyone in that position would be a bit upset if someone else made claims that were not true to the best of his knowledge.

I apologize if I over reacted as far as he is concerned and to everyone else. I don't know him and he does know me. We both came to a resolve about the matter and that's the end of that.

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I don't know the answer to your questions and I'm really not interested in know all of the details about what happen and when and by whom. That should be something he might want to address.

dykzeulb seems to be a straight up guy that was concerned that I may have made premature un-warranted claims. I have no motive for doing that. The fact still remains that I got the headlight with damage. Anyone in that position would be a bit upset if someone else made claims that were not true to the best of his knowledge.

I apologize if I over reacted as far as he is concerned and to everyone else. I don't know him and he does know me. We both came to a resolve about the matter and that's the end of that.
IMO you had no overreaction.
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for future reference these types of threads belong in the "purchase experience" section. good luck sorting this out.
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The seller should have filed a claim with whomever did the packaging and shipping. He should have refunded the buyer as well. I packaged then shipped a set of headlights to a buyer through this forum. The buyer upon receiving the lights, discovered damage. I immediately refunded the seller through Pay Pal. The buyer provided me with pictures of the damaged headlight that I took to UPS and used to file a claim with their shipping, as the seller also said the box was damaged. I received my money back from UPS: both the shipping costs and the price I was selling the headlights for. This happened to me twice with UPS, and both times I've refunded the seller immediately and filed a claim (and received) my money from the shipper.

Bottom line: the buyer deserves his money back from the seller, and the seller can file a claim with the shipper if they were responsible for the damages due to packaging/shipping. May be too late now to file a claim with the shipper though.
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Hope you used Paypal... Time to make a Paypal claim.
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