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Old 28 February 2010, 17:52   #1
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Anyone ever bought from "Waterware"?

http://www.waterware.co.uk/Default.aspx

They seem to have the Garmin GPSMAP 556 at the lowest price I can see within the UK.

Anyone got any experiences?
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Old 01 March 2010, 03:26   #2
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An 020 number and no physical address would alert me, but they do have a Google pay system and credit cards so might be OK? Pay by credit card and be protected!
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We're perfectly genuine. Happy to provide references from customers.

You can also find us listed on the main UK distributor's website -

http://www.smgeurope.com/dealersList.cfm?Dc_id=18
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An 020 number and no physical address would alert me,
What's wrong with an 020 number?

The area code for most of London and surrounding areas is 020.
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An 020 number and no physical address would alert me, but they do have a Google pay system and credit cards so might be OK? Pay by credit card and be protected!
Cookee seems genuine enough to me (there is a physical address on the sites contact us and returns pages [not sure if this has just been added] but it matches this) :

http://www.192.com/atoz/business/row...a77b3aee2/web/

The only thing that is missing is proper T&Cs of sale (they may be on the checkout page though) which state who you are actually transacting with e.g. WW Ltd or Mr XYZ trading as Waterware....

Oh and it looks like someones been asking same question over at YBW (which unusually is working for me tonight!) http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread...41#post2430441
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Take it all back - it seems they are a proper job after all - there are so many scams around I am probably a bit over cautious!

(I'm sure the actual address was added after I looked, but maybe I'm getting a bit senile!)
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nothing wrong with being cautious

scams are often very good, which is why they catch people.

its like the nigerian who emailled me with a deal, it took several emails for me to check he was a prince, and he did have 35,000 000 to put ino UK banks.
nice guy
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Take it all back - it seems they are a proper job after all - there are so many scams around I am probably a bit over cautious!

(I'm sure the actual address was added after I looked, but maybe I'm getting a bit senile!)
You're not getting senile. The address on the Contact Us page was added following your comment.
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You're not getting senile. The address on the Contact Us page was added following your comment.
Thanks for that - It's the first thing I look for - I can't understand why someone wouldn't put a physical address on a website when you can find it out so many other ways ......... other than if you don't want to be found! Sorry for doubting you, we are also with SMG as an OEM dealer.
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, we are also with SMG as an OEM dealer.
Aren't we all!
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