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"1996 GMC G - 3500 Series Cutaway Box truck"

shipping from Morrow, Georgia to Lithonia, Georgia for $100.00

12/6/2006
$100.00
Morrow, Georgia
Lithonia, Georgia
21 mi.

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First I won an auction from a salvage vehicle website>

I didn't see the fine print ; the vehicle had to be removed within 4 days.

<P>So I called a tow company in Atlanta that quoted me a price to tow it to a repair shop.

<P>When I called back they dodged my calls (I found out later that this particular tow company Was the cause of the original accident with the vehicle and was still bitter over it as they had to pay the previous owner for a new vehicle - sorry but that bitterness shouldn't stay on to a future owner = thats not a way to do a sucessful business)

So I scurried around to find another tow company>

2 - calls to disconnected numbers>

1 - call to a company that could do it in a week ( I needed it the following day)

>1 - call to a tow company that was ready to go and get it; until they learned that it was a box &nbsp; ; &nbsp; &nbsp; ;  truck; sorry its too big we can't do it.

my last option ( which should have been my first) was Uship

<P>I have been part of the U-Ship Community for a few years and have had some intriguing if not interesting offers made to me;  so I listed my

1996 GMC G - Series 3500 Cutaway Box Truck

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and looked for shippers in the Atlanta area for the tow

I was quickly within an hour matched with ONG>ecmulljr> ;who after I accepted called mein like 15 minutesPAN>

>After explaining to him that I was in Rhode Island and needed the truck towed 30 miles through >

the state of Georgia before he got paid, I was expecting him to laugh and hang up on me, </SPAN>

&nbsp;He didn't.&nbsp; he said "No Problem" and agreed to pick it up on time and deliver it on time.N>

<SPAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">SPAN> ;

PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">The next day came and he called me early to let me know that he'd be there on time (I like that)N>

<SPAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">The next call 2 hours later (I was racing through my mind ; it's delivered or there is a problem)SPAN>

<P>There was a problem Verastar The Auto Placement center in Georgia that had posesion of the truckN>

<SPAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">would not release it to him; because another tow company was listed on the way-billSPAN>

<P>(I originally told Verastar the name of the first company that quioted me a price; not knowing that they would be so childish about the tow)>

PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">I had to tell them that it was OK for ONG>ecmulljr> ;to tow the vehicle.SPAN>N>

<SPAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">If I was ONG>ecmulljr> ;I would have driven away from Verastar and told me to find another tow company;&nbsp; I don't have time to play games with a blind tow from someone who is 1,000 miles away>SPAN>

<P>PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">having me tow a vehicle to a destination unknown.SPAN>N></P>

N style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">SPAN> ;

I like the secure feeling of dealing with Verastar now; my first experience with their services.</P>

N style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">ONG>ecmulljr> ;had his driver waiting for confirmation; and the vehicle was released. and towed without a problem.SPAN>

<P>I received a call when the job was completed Very professional  I would recommend ONG>ecmulljr> ;to anyone who requires their servicesSPAN>N>

<SPAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">I would definately use ONG>ecmulljr> ;and Uship againN></SPAN>

PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">SPAN>N></P>

N style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">Update...................................</SPAN>AN>

AN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">the frame has been weldedAN>>

PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">new windshield is being installed tomorrow (tuesday the 12th)N></SPAN>

PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">I will be travelling to Georgia to pick up the truck Thursday.....PAN>

>PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">A little about the damage to the vehicle;SPAN>N></P>

N style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">Police report shows that it hit a parked VehiclePAN>>P>

PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">I spoke with the original owner;&nbsp; it actually got clotheslined by a tow trucks cableN></SPAN>

PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">the tow truck (Company who gave first price quote) was pulling a vehicle out of a ditch and the van drove into the cable.AN>>

PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">PAN style="WHITE-SPACE: nowrap">The tow truck driver was cited and made restitution to the original owner.AN>

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