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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 1:24 am 
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I thought the mods could be kind enough to make this a sticky.

Post positive feedback here for thinkpads.com forum members. This will help new members find a fair trader and also give new members an easier time being known for fair trading.


Kudos go out to Brainpicker (Yak/John) as a fair trader. You can feel free to mail to him first as he will follow through with the deal.
AlphaKilo was a good square trader too, safe to do business with this gentleman.
Kyocera - Got a good deal on some restore disks, completely trustworthy!
Brainpicker - again for another fair and straight dealer.
bontistic - Gave me the benefit of honest and delivered as promised!


Admin edit: OK, lets see how this works.. :)

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 11:29 am 
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This is a great idea!!

Here are the sellers that I have dealt with in this forum, all of which have been great:

dorronto - X20, R40, T23, X2 base
no_man - T30, T21
underclocker - T41, 30gb hard drive, T4x bases, and other items
ricehero - T23
basscleff - A20M, T23 (both parts machines)
AlphaKilo470 - 570, 760ED, 750P, Misc Ram and MUCH more
jimmyD - 770X
rringis - 365X, A21m, A21e, 560, misc 600 series parts/bases
schwaz80 - T41
virge - Z50, plus extra parts machines
HarryC - PC HDs and DVDRW drive
brentpresley - 80gb drive, 2 512mb ram sticks
DNA_DAN - TP600 Base
Kyocera - Wireless Router
Carbon_Unit - T23 Recovery Disks
Captain_Ron - T22 and 600 Recovery CDs.
dschovak - UltraBay 2000 DVD drive
coolname1 - 512mb PC133 stick ram
aweingrad - TP600 2nd HD adapter
Deb_Suran - Misc parts & an A31
tselling - Misc parts

If I have forgotten someone, I will "edit" and add them.

EDIT: I know that I deserve 50 lashes for leaving so many people out, but I have done SOOOO many transactions on here that I can't remember everyone, or everything...

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 12:17 pm 
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So far, I'm still yet to have a bad experience with a buyer or seller on this messageboard so you can assume that everyone listed is a great person to work with and very trustworthy. Items following "Bought from:" are items that I bought and items following "Sold to:" are items that I sold to the person.

***Special mention goes to mysbca and scosgt1 for being extremely patient during months that have been much busier than expected for me...

*smugiri: Bought From: Mitsubishi Amity VP
*rkawakami: Bought From: ThinkPad T21, T23 (note: this guy really bent over backwards to make sure I got a great system!)
*scosgt1: Bought From: ThinkPad 770ED
*glenn778: Traded to: ThinkPad A21e and ThinkPad 385CD, Traded for: ThinkPad 390X and ThinkPad 360Cs
*mysbca: Bought From: Sony Clie PEG-SJ20
*ckaufman: Sold to: 600/570 Hard Drive Caddies
*rfcroc: Bought from: ThinkPad 600
*Kaervak: Bought from: AC Adaptor
*Draco2527: Bought from: ThinkPad T21
*BillMorrow: AC adaptor
*Dsigma6: Traded 600E parts for a ThinkPad 765D
*turbovend: Bought from: ThinkPad 560Z and ThinkPad 750P
*a31pguy: Bought from: 850mhz Sony Vaio Laptop
*Quattro: Sold to: 1st-gen 5gb iPod
*rkevans: Sold to: ThinkPad 760ED
*wogeboy: Sold to: ThinkPad 380ED, Bought from: PC100 SODIMMs
*majinwu: Sold to: IBM Model M 84-key Keyboard
*Jason986: Bought from: Epson ActionNote 4SLC2-50
*schen: Sold to: PowerBook G3 Wallstreet, Bought from: 760 bottom half, 6gb HD, 15gb HD, 10gb HD, UltraBay 2000 DVD drive
*AssPenny: Bought from: 40gb Hitachi 5k80 and 80GB Western Digital WD800
*Dorronto: Bought from: ThinkPad 560X
*Orevin: Bought from: Two ThinkPad A21ms
*dsvochak: Bought from: ThinkPad AC adaptor, Sold to: hard drive
*tfflivemb2: Bought from: ThinkPad 600E, Toshiba hard drive, DVD drive, Sold to: ThinkPad 760ED, RAM chips, TP750/360 Battery
*leoblob: Sold to: Desktop motherboard w/ 2 CPU chips
*MadeInJapan: Bought a ThinkPad 385D for parts from him last year.
*Deb Suran: Bought from: ThinkPad 760ED
*toddyjoe: Sold to: IDT Winchip CPU
*therigwelder: Bought from: Several 760E parts and one complete 760E, Sold to: ThinkPad 600E and ThinkPad 755CD; both parts units

I might have forgot a few people just because my memory isn't the best in the world. If you are someone that I forgot, let me know and I'll update this post.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 12:36 pm 
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I have had positive experiences buying from:

BillMorrow
AbsoluteRaleigh
AssPenny
rvehock
K.Eng
Mgbrown

And probably others, Sorry if I missed anyone.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 1:26 pm 
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I have had positive experiences from:

tfflivemb2-numerous times
brainpicker-numerous times
aphex
Zedicus
Orevin
CyberDuc748
dementedlemur
brentpresley-numerous times
AlphaKilo470
JHEM
mysbca
Rosannafe
rosemarycane
dsiqma6
tonepaq
cmarti
The Spirit of X21
Nolonemo
underclocker



Thanks and great idea!!!!!!! To be updated.....
Ron

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I bought a very nice X32 from ASIAFISH which came as described and well packed. A very successful purchase, from my vantage.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:02 pm 
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I have had extremely positive experiences from:

AlphaKilo470

Top notch!


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 5:24 pm 
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I am another pleased buyer from brainpicker (yak).

Last month I rec'd a nice R52 that meets my needs and have been happy w/ it. He was very patient in explaining the T'pads that he had for sale at the time and in arranging for shipping. I cannot recall having rec'd an item packed so well.

This thread is a great idea by assembling positive reviews in one place. It is helpful to me and others who want a non-Ebay alternative to buying. Before contacting brainpicker, I had seen positive references about him from others in the forum, but they were scattered about.

Henry


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I bought a hd caddy from floyyed on the boards and all went well. Quick shipping and item as promised. :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2006 5:16 pm 
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Smooth transaction with:

- brettgri
- Boricua65
- sunkssss
- AlphaKilo470
- dorronto
- andrey
- jwarren879
- draco2527
- JHEM
- ricehero
- Nolonemo
- brentpresley
- tfflivemb2
- basscleff
- side_kick
- epbrown
- RRHODY
- nedserb
- rkevans
- sugo
- NutttSo
- bill bolton
- tom lightbody
- Silvas
- asiafish
- RUSH2112
- dsigma6
- underclocker

to be continued...


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I just received 512mb of memory from orevin.
he was a pleasure to do business with.


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Location: North Carolina, ...in my mind I'm going to Carolina.....
excellent deal from tfflivemb2 on two thinkpads and some ram, thanks a lot :) what a guy :)
2 7200rpmHDs and RAM from Brent Presley- good deal
Len AbsoluteRaleigh got a wireless card and another T30 for our company.

Need to update: bought a SATA drive for my t60 from brent, works fine.
Bought two 600's from skygodtj, got the package and they were both fine.
Traded straight across to AssPenny my 9cell for his 6cell T60 battery.
And I need to mention JHEM has squared me away on a couple of things at a great price FREE!
Bought a nice 600e from dsigma6, excellent deal, excellent shape, excellent seller
Just received another 600e from pianowizard, beautiful shape, no, make that unbelieveable condition
Just received an excellent R52 from coolname1, the whole deal was text book..great shape, and even threw in a case.
Purchased a Pentium 1.6Ghz processor from underclocker, great seller, worked perfectly in my R52.

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I have sold to Toine via ebay - received an immediate payment via PayPal and also great communication during the transaction. Recommend to sellers.


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I got the ibm sealed package from morgie very fast, excellent transaction.
Good email contact and response.


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I have had excellent experiences dealing with:

Orevin
carbon_unit

Thanks guys!

Brett


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Positive feedback

ibmexpert ... bought a Z60T battery... works great..
Would definitely recommend.


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I have had a very positive dealing experience with with morgie!

Cheers,

Bill


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Thanks Bill - I can also say I've had a positive dealing selling to Bill Bolton.


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Worked out a 3 way deal with brainpicker and carbon_unit where I shipped a 40gb drive to carbon_unit who paid brainpicker to send me 512MB of RAM for a T40.

Good communication all round and brainpicker actually sent the RAM Global Priority meaning that I had it in a day. He also threw in a free set of T40 recovery disks to boot.

carbon_unit also very graciously sent me recovery disks for a T42 and a T22 via express mail late last year when I was between a rock and a hard place. Thanks once again.

Great people.

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I am also pleased with the 3 way deal. These are some fine people to deal with.
Last week I bought some memory from Brentpresley and had a good experience there also. Recommended!

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Bought a dual-battery charger from morgie and it arrived quickly and just as described, along with a nice note. Paid with Paypal Thursday night, morgie had it in the mail Friday, and it arrived at my office in California today. Good service from the UK.

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Glad you've got and are happy Bral. From a sellers point of view this was also an excellent transaction, immediate payment via PayPal for this ThinkPad multiple battery charger (more available, email me if you're interested - thanks).


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Just got an X22 to replace my wife's R31 from asiafish, It looks like it left the IBM's plant yesterday. Absolutely no marks of any kind on it, no blemishes, nothing but a cosmetically perfect and funtionally maxed out X22. It looks even prettier than the new HPs/Acers/Compaqs/Dells that I have seen in the store.

Great purchase at a great price from a very honest dealer who went the extra mile to make sure that the deal went through. I am very happy with the machine that he sent me.

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Yet another positive feedback for brainpicker

Bought a T4x 9 cell off him and it works like a dream


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Bought a custom T40 from brentpresley

laptop came yesterday -Everything is in incredible condition! I mean really really incredible condition - I have a T41p that looks older than this T40.Also Amazingly we worked out an evil scheme to avoid customs duty (he was shipping internationally from The United States to Dublin, Ireland)which i won't go into here but it involved shipping the hard drive seperately (among other things) lol!!!

Brent was extremely timely with messages, very flexible, and really i must say it couldn't have been smoother.

Thanks.


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Bought a used T40 battery from brentpresley and it came in just as described, good transaction.

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Bought a used 80GB HD from brentpresley. Arrived today safe and sound, exactly as advertised.

Regards,

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tfflivemb2 wrote:
Here are the sellers that I have dealt with in this forum, all of which have been great:

tselling - Misc parts

No one here should worry in the least about purchasing something from Teresa.

Over the years I've purchased many things from her and witnessed many other of her sales, never heard anything but praise for the sale process.

All proceeds go to her 1YO's college fund! :twisted:

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I've got three HD's from brent presley, he actually put the HD in my hand! Well i did have to drive to his house and get it :) I may be putting his kids through college. :shock:

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Kyocera wrote:
Well i did have to drive to his house and get it :)

Brent!

You let Mike know where you LIVE!!! :shock:

Oh [censored]! Next thing you know he'll have your kids jumping out of perfectly good airplanes!

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