Online Buying – Shipping Advice

Purchasing online is a huge risk when dealing with expensive items such as ham radio gear. I have a simple bit of advice that has served me well over the years that I’d like to pass on.

I’ve been into computer technology for years. When I first started buying through Ebay and other classifieds services I would occasionally get a dud. Either something was damaged, parts missing, what ever, which caused a debate with the seller who was always ready to blame the shipper. Or, a seller that drags their feet shipping the item or blames the shipper for losing the item. I quickly discovered an easy way to get a leg up in the argument. Continue reading