Re: [OM] Focusing screen disappointment

Subject: Re: [OM] Focusing screen disappointment
From: ZuikoholicRI@xxxxxxx
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2000 14:54:44 EST
In a message dated 11/03/2000 2:43:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
James.Kiker@xxxxxxxx writes:

> I recently bought a 2-4 screen off eBay, from Canada ($40 U.S. dollars + $10
>  insured shipping), represented as new in box.  It finally arrived today, 
>  I was very disappointed to find that it was a 1-13 in a 2-4 box.  Very
>  frustrating, since I was trying to replace my 1-13 in my OM-4Ti.  We've had
>  discussions in the past about buying and selling off eBay from other than
>  one's native country (U.S.A. in my case).  In this particular instance, 
>  probably get burned.  How can I prove, besides having good feedback, that I
>  didn't switch the screens myself?  If the seller agrees to allow me to
>  return it for a refund, I'll probably be stuck with $5-$10 more in shipping
>  costs.  Any thoughts on this?  This is my very 1st international deal out 
>  about 75-80 eBay deals.  Also, does anyone out there want to sell me a real
>  2-4, new or used?

Ugh, I hate to hear stories like this. I hope you get at least some of your 
money back.

You can order 2-x screens new, from camtech, for $39.95. I think they are 
frequently on backorder though.

Good luck,

Paul Schings

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