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    Default Waiting on the MAC

    I thought I would run a little mini-blog here about my experiences with the McIntosh amp that I have coming, starting with the most anxious wait I have ever experienced. I don't think I have felt like this even on a first date. The Amp's previous owner was/is an engineer on the F-22 Raptor project, and seems the sort that has cared for his gear. So much so that he does not want to ship it just yet as he cannot locate the original shipping cartons and instructions. Prior to my placing the buy it now on Ebay, he had already ordered the manuals and boxes from Mac and they should be recieved by him early next week... I agreed that it would be best if we wait for the packaging to arrive before it is shipped, so now all I can do is wait:(... and post here. He is also going to send a factory flight demonstration blu-ray of the F-22 going through it's paces at the hands of the companie's test pilots... He is the guy responsible for certifying that each new bird is ready to spread her wings and fly.... wish I had a job like that!

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    I hope you win the "most posts per day" award in Club Polk because that is what it seems like every time I check the "New Posts" section.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ender View Post
    I hope you win the "most posts per day" award in Club Polk because that is what it seems like every time I check the "New Posts" section.
    lol... I am bored out of my skull here in Indiana... what else can I do
    btw... Curt holds that title... he is Da KING of the post!!!

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    nooshinjohn - you lucky dog you. I LOVE that fighter. If things went differently for yours truly, I'd probably know her a whole hell of a lot better today. Enjoy the dialogue... and enjoy the new MAC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zero View Post
    nooshinjohn - you lucky dog you. I LOVE that fighter. If things went differently for yours truly, I'd probably know her a whole hell of a lot better today. Enjoy the dialogue... and enjoy the new MAC.
    same here! a long story but lets just say that were it not for a twist of fate and an ******* Illinois cop I might be flying jets too...

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    Smart move on the sellers part. Having the factory boxes, which are huge, will provide the best protection for the piece. Normally the piece is screwed to a board, placed in a box, then suspended by foam in the corners inside another box. The factory provided white gloves with my pre amp. I thought it was a little over the top and could not bring myself to putting them on for the install!

    Congrats on the purchase. What did you get, or have you posted that elsewhere?

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    If things fall through there is a similar model buried in the flea market.
    "He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you." Friedrich Nietzsche

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye View Post
    Smart move on the sellers part. Having the factory boxes, which are huge, will provide the best protection for the piece. Normally the piece is screwed to a board, placed in a box, then suspended by foam in the corners inside another box. The factory provided white gloves with my pre amp. I thought it was a little over the top and could not bring myself to putting them on for the install!

    Congrats on the purchase. What did you get, or have you posted that elsewhere?

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    Default And another one bites tha DUST!

    I found out that the seller of my Mcintosh will not be able to ship it for another two weeks as the boxes for the amp have not been received yet and he will be out of town for two weeks. I have reluctantly agreed to accept a refund. as I do not want to take the interest on my credit card for something I have not received yet... Personally I thing he now knows how much coin he left on the table and wants to resell fore more when he returns...:(

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    Quote Originally Posted by nooshinjohn View Post
    I found out that the seller of my Mcintosh will not be able to ship it for another two weeks as the boxes for the amp have not been received yet and he will be out of town for two weeks. I have reluctantly agreed to accept a refund. as I do not want to take the interest on my credit card for something I have not received yet... Personally I thing he now knows how much coin he left on the table and wants to resell fore more when he returns...:(
    Sorry I am going to be straight forward.Do yourself a favour and look at how many posts you have posted saying ""I am buying this and have ordered that" and at the end it always falls throughYou are well on your way for a reputation here...the deal fell through because you are not prepared to pay 2 weeks interest!!WHATEVER.including the fighter jet pilot part hmmmm yes right if it wasnt for me living outside the USA I would have should have been an astronaut:p Oh yes and I have just ordered a 30000 usd amp from OBAMA
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ender View Post
    I hope you win the "most posts per day" award in Club Polk because that is what it seems like every time I check the "New Posts" section.
    See what I mean Nooshin......

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    Quote Originally Posted by seafire View Post
    Sorry I am going to be straight forward.Do yourself a favour and look at how many posts you have posted saying ""I am buying this and have ordered that" and at the end it always falls throughYou are well on your way for a reputation here...the deal fell through because you are not prepared to pay 2 weeks interest!!WHATEVER.including the fighter jet pilot part hmmmm yes right if it wasnt for me living outside the USA I would have should have been an astronaut:p Oh yes and I have just ordered a 30000 usd amp from OBAMA
    Is it possible that he's just having a streak of bad luck? That has been known to happen from time to time. I kind of doubt that he's intentionally getting screwed on all these deals.
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    I love it, newbs vs. newbs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seafire View Post
    Sorry I am going to be straight forward.Do yourself a favour and look at how many posts you have posted saying ""I am buying this and have ordered that" and at the end it always falls throughYou are well on your way for a reputation here...the deal fell through because you are not prepared to pay 2 weeks interest!!WHATEVER.including the fighter jet pilot part hmmmm yes right if it wasnt for me living outside the USA I would have should have been an astronaut:p Oh yes and I have just ordered a 30000 usd amp from OBAMA

    bottom line here is I dont pay 2k for something and wait a month and a half to get it... If you read the rest of the post I said he found out he could get much more for it and seemed to be looking for an excuse to back out of the deal. I was paying 700 bucks less than the amp was worth here... as far as his job is concerned, his email comes from Lockheed Martin's corporate site and identifies his position as what I stated it is, but I have nothing to prove to you here or anyone else for that matter. As far as your reputaion with me, you are fast approaching oblivion...

    As far as luck goes Curt, every deal not posted here before it is completed... 100% and those after talking here first? ZERO. I have learned my lesson on that and wont post again until its installed in my RIG!!!:o

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