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"Steve to the RESCUE"

shipping from Palmetto, Florida Clovis, New Mexico for $750.00

Palmetto, Florida
Clovis, New Mexico
1583 mi.

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I purchased a 2001 American Iron Horse Tejas motorcycle through E-bay. I purchased it after it the auction ended, as I had copied the seller's contact information just before the item closed, and I could not bid. I contacted the seller to let him know that I wanted the motorcycle in early March 2008. I paid for the bike using a credit card. The seller informed me that he had a friend named "Sonny" who could deliver the bike to me, which would cost less than driving from New Mexico to South Florida to pick it up. I contacted "Sonny" and he informed me that he was once a driver for Harley-Davidson, and that he could deliver the bike to me without as much as a scratch for $700. I thought that was a bit high at first, as I expected a better deal, but I figured I would go with the sellers recommendation. I also enjoyed the conversation with "Sonny". I told "Sonny" that I would get the money to him within 30 minutes, using Wal-Mart money gram service. So, $700 was actually $750, but I got it to him in the hopes that my speedy payment would ensure a speedy delivery. However, "Sonny" would not answer my calls after I paid him. I was forced to leave voicemails, and contact the seller to get messages to "Sonny". I do not know why he stopped communicating after I paid him, but I was not too happy with that. This all started in March, lets move on to May. Two months of excuses passed, and I informed "Sonny" on May 1st, that he had to either take the motorcycle back to the seller, or pay me the $12,000 I was out of. This was all communicated through the seller, as "Sonny' would not answer my calls. I contacted Steve of Papo's shipping in June, as his feedbacks are 100% Positive., to contract a pick-up and delivery. Unfortunately, "Sonny" never returned the motorcycle to the pick-up location. Steve worked an alternate pick-up site, and made things happen, even though this delayed his schedule a full-day. Steve keep me informed, and just did the right thing. A++

- Darrell W.
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