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Re: Markets, was Re: [SLUG] Tekram SCSI Cards
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- Subject: Re: Markets, was Re: [SLUG] Tekram SCSI Cards
- From: Stephen Robert Norris <srn@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Feb 15 21:58:01 2001
- Organisation: Farrow Norris Pty Ltd
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On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 09:25:16PM +1100, Heracles wrote:
> So yes, Terry, there may be a few dodgy dealers at some of the
> markets, but the majority of them are as legitimate as any other
> business people. I deal almost exclusively with the people I know
> well and have only ever bought one item, a hard drive, from a
> dealer who I did not know and when it failed the waranty was
> honoured by Seagate with no questions asked.
And this is the real point; the manufacturer's waranty is honoured by them.
I've dealt with about 4 different computer resellers who have gone out
of business. Two had 1 shop each, one had two and one had 3. 3 of them
were large, well appointed shops, not dodgy backroom things.
It's a tough business - companies fold. Live with it.
Stephen Norris srn@xxxxxxxxx
Farrow Norris Pty Ltd +61 417 243 239