Payment Thread for C-10 BLF (Refunds sent because FT didn't honor their price)

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Got my refund - thanks, 18sixfifty.

 

We're all sorry it went south like this, but it's not going to keep any of us from playing with toys.

 

Thanks for all your work.

 

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Got my refund with a quickness. Thanks 18sixfifty! & of course thanks for all the footwork u did for us…

Now FT -> needless to say they are proving what a joke they are… :Sp

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koyotee wrote:
Oh, i guess you never heared some1 swearing, i do appologise, but they sure deserve all the bad words you coul ever imagine.

After this crap they definitely do deserve it, but we’ve still got rules/guidelines to follow.

Just a heads up it’s still showing in the comment subject line.

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Got my refund. Thanks 18sixfifty for your effort.

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Got refunded Smile 

Thanks for handling all the trouble so gracefully 18sixfifty! Groupbuys are usually not trouble-free, but this one went really unfortunate!  Great effort!

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I got my refund 18650. It sucks that you went all this effort for nothing. They really dropped it this time.

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Well, hate to say this, but I have/had a cart full of stuff 16 items, over $127 worth of junk. I was waiting to see how this buy went before I pulled the trigger. So….I just went ahead and ordered it from different vendor for a few dollars more. Just cause. I hope they read this and understand what kinda of Public Relations message this sends to folks.

186fitty, Thanks for the hard work attempting to put this one GB together. You are a true paragon.

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I got my refund too.. thank, but I still miffed they don’t want to honor their words.. maybe it’s time to boycott them, just buy the driver and LED from your local vendors.. screw them, we gave them a lot of business in the past because their stellar customer service.
These days.. heck even Wallbuys doing a lot better than them in term of customer service and shipping time( not to mention sometimes in prices too) :Sp

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I must of missed something here. Sorry guys. Did we pull the pin or did Farttech? There is a refund in my PayPal thanks.

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

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MRsDNF wrote:

I must of missed something here. Sorry guys. Did we pull the pin or did Farttech? There is a refund in my PayPal thanks.


Best I can tell, they altered the price, so quite rightly 6fitty pulled the pin.
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I must of missed something here. Sorry guys. Did we pull the pin or did Farttech? There is a refund in my PayPal thanks.

I did, because after I placed the order, they decided that each shipping address was it’s own order and therefore they wouldn’t give the “wholesale” price on those orders. So the only order that would get the price they quoted me was the one for the mods I was doing. There were 12 people who wanted me to mod them for them. Because they were all shipping to one address they gave me the quoted price for that. Although they haven’t actually given me the refund on that either. So as of now I have still paid full price for that order as well.

I had to pay for the entire order at full price and then they were going to refund the difference. But they decided that they wouldn’t do the quoted price for the individual shipping address which was everyone but the mods. So I canceled the entire order and re-ordered just the stuff for the mods that I was having shipped to me. At least that way the people who wanted me to do a mod for them got that part.

Right bunch of blighters they are.

I’m a junky, I mod lights so I can sell lights so I can buy more light to mod so I can sell lights to buy more lights to mod.

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I believe that you are being exceedingly polite with your wording. FT has made mistake after mistake here at your expense. lt has not gone unnoticed. If you can be honest in this public forum, apart from everything else, how much money are you out of pocket with this fiasco? One way or another FT has not heard the last of this. I feel for you and applaud your efforts and professionalism you have handled yourself during this debacle. Thanks.

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

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Shall we all sign a petiton and share it on all forums we participate?

Finaly, proud owner of a Powerex Maha mh c-9000 for my Eneloops:)

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MRsDNF wrote:

I believe that you are being exceedingly polite with your wording. FT has made mistake after mistake here at your expense. lt has not gone unnoticed. If you can be honest in this public forum, apart from everything else, how much money are you out of pocket with this fiasco? One way or another FT has not heard the last of this. I feel for you and applaud your efforts and professionalism you have handled yourself during this debacle. Thanks.

Thanks, I’m not sure what I’m out total. But there were a few things, some of the paypal stuff depending on what country and also some from exchange rate things. But not a big deal compared with the time and aggravation. A few nice people kicked in money the first time to handle the paypal stuff, but I gave that money back with the refunds. I thought that was only fair, they didn’t kick in that money expecting it to not even go through at all.

Now two people have kicked in and that was very nice of them, but I’m not asking anyone to help.

I should have handled this better myself and ended this when the logo fell through. I should have known then that they wouldn’t get their act together. Although I was really surprised by the last nonsense. If people wanted to order these at full price they could do that without me as a middle man. What exactly would be the point to having a group buy at FULL PRICE!! Which is what they tried to do, they used me as a middle man to sell their stuff at full price. I would like to think it wasn’t intentional and just them not communicating. But considering that there were dozens of communications back and forth I don’t know how. I think they really just tried to low ball me and everyone else, thinking that after it was all ordered I wouldn’t back out. I’m glad they didn’t get the logo done now, because if they had I know I would have footed the bill for it and let it slide just so everyone could have a cool light.

I’m a junky, I mod lights so I can sell lights so I can buy more light to mod so I can sell lights to buy more lights to mod.

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koyotee wrote:
Shall we all sign a petiton and share it on all forums we participate?

Well I think that is for everyone to decide on their own. For many Fast Tech is kind of the least of many evils. They simply have some things that you can’t get anyplace else at their prices. I will be looking for someone else to do business with that is for sure. I couldn’t stand Wallbuys at first because of the nonsense they pulled with me and others. Now I wish they were around more on here and would just figure out that they can’t spam people or set up shills.

I know I’ll be tossing more business to the people who are more reliable like RMM’s store and a few others. What I would like is one stop shopping for drivers and emitters. The lights I can almost always find deals on.

I’m a junky, I mod lights so I can sell lights so I can buy more light to mod so I can sell lights to buy more lights to mod.

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Got a Refund. Thanks for Time, Effort, Hassle, + Loss of $. FT has Shot themselves in the Foot on this GB .How can we Contact FT Owners + Top Managment ? They need to know the Price they will Pay for this Screw Up.
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No harm no foul.

All the vape stuff featured on the FT site…seriously…how many different products can there be? They all look like bongs…seriously. Perhaps a name change is in order. I suggest BongTech.

It was nice while it lasted. Most Chinese vendors suck. Some just suck less.

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Thanks for the effort, got my refund. I primarily jumped in for the BLF engraving. Oh well.

Another one bites the dust, hey hey….

I’ve been doing most of my business with RMM, he even suspended my account for 3 days once to let me regroup. Smile lol Seems like everytime I order something, he stocks something else I find myself needing and have to order again. Maybe I should start an RMM shopping list and “go to town” once a month…

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DBCstm wrote:
Thanks for the effort, got my refund. I primarily jumped in for the BLF engraving. Oh well.

Another one bites the dust, hey hey….

I’ve been doing most of my business with RMM, he even suspended my account for 3 days once to let me regroup. Smile lol Seems like everytime I order something, he stocks something else I find myself needing and have to order again. Maybe I should start an RMM shopping list and “go to town” once a month…


It’s all his fault, riigght. Wink I had already ordered a C8 from him so when the logo thing fell through it was more of a let down than just the good deal. Is there a corollary to buyers remorse when you find you didn’t spend money?

Three Tanna leaves to give him life, nine to give him movement. But what if he eats the whole bag?

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DBCstm wrote:
Thanks for the effort, got my refund. I primarily jumped in for the BLF engraving. Oh well.

Another one bites the dust, hey hey….

I’ve been doing most of my business with RMM, he even suspended my account for 3 days once to let me regroup. Smile lol Seems like everytime I order something, he stocks something else I find myself needing and have to order again. Maybe I should start an RMM shopping list and “go to town” once a month…


Mountain Electronics has been quite the blessing for us. I just placed another order with RMM myself. Since the group buy fell through, I needed new parts for my son to build his first flashlight. As a budding flashaholic with a little bit of prior soldering experience, he’s very excited to build a flashlight. He even asked me to let him know when the order ships so he can watch the mail. I figure a Convoy C8 will be a nice substitute for the BLF C-10 he was originally going to build.
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Bad scene at fattteck.
They are filthy dogs.
I don’t want the group buy price anymore.
After you mod my lights, add the extra price back on to my modding charge.
I also got 2 SK 98s and one C 8X to be modded.
I am not sure what LEDs to put in them.

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Bad scene at fattteck.
They are filthy dogs.
I don’t want the group buy price anymore.
After you mod my lights, add the extra price back on to my modding charge.
I also got 2 SK 98s and one C 8X to be modded.
I am not sure what LEDs to put in them.

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LOL Fast Tech is such a joke. They even overcharged me on the lights I ordered to get modded. I’m not asking for any money just pointing out what a messed up bunch they are. The original price was 50 but that was for the Logo. Ten was all that was needed for the “wholesale” price. But hey they did charge me 2 cents less for the emitters. I’m expecting them to fix it. So again don’t send me any money for this, I got it.

I’m just posting this so people will know what to expect if they try to order in bulk from them.

This was the original price quote.

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posted Feb 20
by Noel Staff

Meanwhile, the bulk prices are as below:

1562702 $8.56
1311501 $1.89
1122302 $2.35

And this was what they ended up charging me.

[quote]Thanks for your reply.
>
> Here is the quotation for the 3 items: 1122302 $2.50
> 1311501 $1.87
> 1562702 $9.56
>

I’m a junky, I mod lights so I can sell lights so I can buy more light to mod so I can sell lights to buy more lights to mod.

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cat eyes evil twin wrote:
Bad scene at fattteck. They are filthy dogs. I don’t want the group buy price anymore. After you mod my lights, add the extra price back on to my modding charge. I also got 2 SK 98s and one C 8X to be modded. I am not sure what LEDs to put in them.

I’ll talk at you later and figure out exactly how you want them modded. They are on the way with the rest of the lights. Once they show up we can figure out what to do with them to get them set up good. Sometimes I will do a mod and then see the beam profile and change my mind and go with a different emitter. So I can send you picks and if you don’t like it I can just put in a different one. I kind of like doing that anyway that way I know for the future what to do with one if I decide to buy one and mod it for myself.

I’m a junky, I mod lights so I can sell lights so I can buy more light to mod so I can sell lights to buy more lights to mod.

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Got muy refund.

Thanks

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Hi 18sixfifty, I got the refund. I hope you didn’t lose any money in the process.

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Hi 18sixfifty.

We apologize for the staff Noel’s mistake for overlooking your require on customized logo and many different shipping address due to the nature of group buy. We have warned him for his mistake and will prevent this from happening again.

The remaining price difference refund was issued on 1st April to your PayPal account based on our original quotation:

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posted Feb 20
by Noel Staff
Meanwhile, the bulk prices are as below:

1562702 $8.56
1311501 $1.89
1122302 $2.35

To express our apology for the inconvenience caused, we would like to offer 10% discount for your next order. You simply need to open a ticket and let us know your order number for this. You may add “Sufie promised this discount” in the ticket message along with this link to facilitate the processing.

We apologize for the trouble again and will certainly improve on customer service communication.
Thank you for your understanding.

FASTTECH - LED Flashlights, Lasers and Electronics

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fasttech wrote:
Hi 18sixfifty.

We apologize for the staff Noel’s mistake for overlooking your require on customized logo and many different shipping address due to the nature of group buy. We have warned him for his mistake and will prevent this from happening again.

The remaining price difference refund was issued on 1st April to your PayPal account based on our original quotation:

Quote:
#4.
posted Feb 20
by Noel Staff
Meanwhile, the bulk prices are as below:

1562702 $8.56
1311501 $1.89
1122302 $2.35

To express our apology for the inconvenience caused, we would like to offer 10% discount for your next order. You simply need to open a ticket and let us know your order number for this. You may add “Sufie promised this discount” in the ticket message along with this link to facilitate the processing.

We apologize for the trouble again and will certainly improve on customer service communication.
Thank you for your understanding.

So you guys are going to honor the above prices?

I paid $40 for a mixture of the above items…then you pulled the rug out from under 18sixfifty, not cool…the guy tried to save face but you guys threw him under the bus…NOT COOL fasttech

10% discount on top of the BLF discount MIGHT make up for your disservice to your loyal customers…

Not cool fasttech…not cool at all

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and that’s it. noel, naughty boy…. just blaming a “specific staff” does not exculpate a company, a good company would honor the deal, even loosing money (and of course, you need to take care of your employees)
18650 has probably lost money trying to make a deal in behalf of many of us, dissapointed users who will probably discard your shop for future needs…

Mooooooo

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