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racketsupply.com

Discussion in 'Market Place' started by smashfanatic, Feb 4, 2006.

  1. smashfanatic

    smashfanatic Regular Member

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    Help Please!

    Just yesterday I bought an MP 77 on this website http://www.racketsupply.com/ which was on the US list on the 1st page. I checked the website again today and it said that the account was suspended. What does that mean? Did they rip me off, $154. Did anyone else buy anything from them?
     
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    They're a legitimate store. This is probably the first time I've ever seen their website down like that. Just try to send them an email to see what's going on.
     
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    thanks, i will email them.
     
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    Maybe someone forgot to pay their bills.
    Maybe in the middle of switching website hosts.
    ????


     
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    i bought a cab 30 ms from them. good store:)
     
  6. smashfanatic

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    ok this makes me feel better. :) Thanks guys!
     
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    you paid $154 USD for a mp-77? you could have gotten a nanospeed 8000 or armortec 800 of/de for less than that.
     
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    If you are going to get your money back, perhaps check out http://www.yumaoclub.com in China. The quoted me an MP77 3U for US$85 and US$20 for shipping between 3 to 10days.
     
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    Buying from Asia is usually cheaper on the 1st shot. However, consider the following, u might think twice:

    1. Shipping risk: The longer the trip, the more "hands" touch the package, the more risk involved.

    2. Possible duty tax: So, now, u have to pay more than u thought.

    3. Warranty: Many regions do NOT honor warranty if being purchased oversea.

    4. Return / Exchange: If u have to return / exchange due to shipping damage or warranty issues, good luck with the communication / time and $$$.

    So, sometimes, it's not just as simple as a store quote. There are might be many more factors hidding here and there, and might hunt us down in the near future. :(
     
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    Consider MP77 is harder to find, it's fair that u have to pay extra, if u really need it. And again, the newer model might not be the top choice for everyone. ;)
     
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    The website is up and running now. fyi.
     
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    Thanks and yes, I'm aware of that. Since the MP77 is hard to find, I don't mind taking the risk. As for warranty, I don't think Yonex will warranty a racket if it clashed with another racket. Considering Racketsupply sells the MP77 for C$160 without shipping, and Yumauclub sells for C$122 including shipping, I would like to try the latter. Unfortunately, I rather have the 2U version which RacketSupply sells.
     
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    When I refer to warranty, i was talking about things like manufacture defects (covered by yonex), or shipping damage (hopefully covered by the store / carrier). ;)
     
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    I think I will ask for insurance for shipping. It is not expensive to add insurance for a badminton racket. I had to ship a racket to the USA recently and the insurance was only $2 extra. As for warranty, I understand. However, with the years of purchasing Yonex products, I have never encounter a defective items from them. Their quality control is very good just like other major brand name products.
     
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    Yeah, I was thinking of getting it from Phillipines but it always takes longer and the shipping generally costs more. Plus, the MP 77 is harder to find and I really fell in love with that racket. The price wasnt too bad.
     
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    I just fount out today that RacketSupply doesn't have the MP77 anymore. They sold the last one.
     
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    Yeah they just informed me about that today. I'm basically screwed, so I just told them to refund my money. Any suggestions on where to buy rackets for cheaper my budget is like up to $160
     
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    P.S. I need a racket in 2 weeks, the sooner the better. I'm playing in the Northeast Badminton Regionals. Thanx
     

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