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Old 01 February 2011, 10:09   #11
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I have had good and bad responses from B&O about reports to adverts. Got so fed up with one seller with a website also registered in the cocos islands that I hounded out all of his B&O adverts and reported each and every one of them. Then I ran a whois and reported the domain to the domain registrar and his website was shutdown within 4 hours or so....... Little effect but kept me amused for a few hours.
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Old 01 February 2011, 10:12   #12
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If you need any more proof, look at the Willard jet rib that's for sale in the rib section of the Ocean Access site.

Then go here:
http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?...ht=willard+jet
Regarding Sunrider's Willard that he sold 3 years ago being advertised on Ocean Access now:

http://www.oceanaccess.co.cc/rib9.html

I emailed them asking what engine was fitted to this INBOARD powered JET rib.The response:
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The rib has a 150 Hp Yamaha outboard 2006 with 28 hours made and full service history.

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I might have some fun with this later when I've got time
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JK - is it worth a *.co.cc sticky? I don't think anyone has actually been stung but it has come up several times?

The Boats and Outboards guy's username is "boats" I think. I'll PM him, but whilst he might take action on these posts they are clearly not that bothered about fixing the underlying problem (presumably scams still bring the advertising revenue!).
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I had occasion to report a dodgy outboad ad to the team at B&O, they emailed back promptly, confirming a scam and removed the ad. I was quite impressed.
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Old 01 February 2011, 17:15   #15
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these are the ones i have had a reply from (the same words in each responce)
http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/PAA19887
http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/PAA19828
http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/PAA19838
http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/PAA19434
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Old 01 February 2011, 17:27   #16
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I just got this from them:

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We will deliver the product directly from our US supplier. That's why you have the testing period. You can test it and if you don't like it you can ask for a full refund. Please place your order on our website and the sales department will email you the invoice.

Thank you for your interest.

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I can ask for a refund...
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Friday-Ad Fail again, idiots.
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Old 01 February 2011, 17:34   #18
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this is the reply i keep getting:-

Hello,

The outboard is still for sale. Has no problems or defects. Will come with complete package: cables,wires,controls and prop.
The delivery will take max 3-5 working days and it is set at 100.
If you want to buy this outboard please place your order on our website: http://ocean-access-ltd.co.cc/. In 24 hours our sales department will contact you with the pro-forma invoice.

The engine has 30 day Money Back Guarantee. You can test it and inspect it for 30 days.After this 30 days if the engine is not as you expected you can return it on our cost and we will send you the money back in full.

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Refund yehh right,
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After this 30 days if the engine is not as you expected you can return it
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JK - is it worth a *.co.cc sticky? I don't think anyone has actually been stung but it has come up several times?
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