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PostSubject: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 09, 2016 6:18 pm

Has anyone ordered a Kappa AF214 from "garage1926" on ebay?  I ordered one on March 24th and paid thru paypal and i have not received it yet.  When i tried to check on it ebay said to wait until April 14th before going to resolution.  Anyone ever had this problem before?
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 12:09 am

mike712 wrote:
Has anyone ordered a Kappa AF214 from "garage1926" on ebay?  I ordered one on March 24th and paid thru paypal and i have not received it yet.  When i tried to check on it ebay said to wait until April 14th before going to resolution.  Anyone ever had this problem before?

Hi, Mike.

I ordered the shield from them about 3 weeks ago and they sent it to me by DHL. I got it in 2 or 3 days. What did the seller say?

Cheers,
Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 11:11 am

I ordered mine on March 24th and I have heard nothing. If I don't have it by the 14th I plan on disputing the charge on my CC.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 2:56 pm

For all that it's worth; there was a post here awhile back where someone had ordered a Kappa from an Italian source where it took many weeks to arrive. Maybe it had been shipped on the spaghetti boat from Sicily. Lots of anxiety but eventually everything played out.

I fully expect that I'll end up with that 90-day shipping when I order my Kappa screen.

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 5:08 pm

I ordered one from Italy and it took a couple of weeks before the seller dispatched it and I had to contact him to get him to get a move on. They promised they had sent it but DHL sent tracking details that showed they picked it up three days later from Milan. Then DHL lost it! I made a big fuss and threatened posting on several big biking forums if they didn't sort it out quickly. They got me a new Givi one within 3 dayselivered to my door!
I suggest contacting the seller and making a fuss if they don't get it sorted quickly!
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeThu Apr 14, 2016 6:59 pm

e-mailed them and just got an answer. They were sorry and said they would ship it DHL Friday or Monday. CC was charged 3/24. We will see.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 18, 2016 3:58 pm

I just ordered the second one from them. Am planning to cut down the remaining ear on my broken Airflow and make it look nice, even and pretty so that I can try to sell it on Ebay.

Cheers,
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 18, 2016 4:08 pm

Keep me posted.....
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 22, 2016 12:08 am

mike712 wrote:
Keep me posted.....

Not good. Wrote twice to them, haven't heard anything back yet. The last time I ordered from the guy, I had the shield delivered by now.

Cheers,
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 22, 2016 9:56 am

Still have not received mine. Ordered it on 3/24. If i don't get it by next week i am going to cancel and ask paypal for a refund.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 22, 2016 2:50 pm

I went to check out the seller's reviews on Ebay and freaked out a bit for like an hour. He has 60 bad reviews just in a matter of one month. Something must have happened, because it was not like that before. And the funny part I got mine right before that month started. And now the seller is not responding to my e-mails either. Interestingly there is another seller from Italy that sells the same shield for about 10 bucks less. I asked the seller for refund if they cannot send it out next week.

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Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 22, 2016 4:43 pm

If they've suddenly got a lot of bad feedback when they were fine up until a month ago it could be that they have been taken ill or are in hospital or something resulting in no orders being sent out and no communication.

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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 23, 2016 11:11 am

the_mad_rshn wrote:
I went to check out the seller's reviews on Ebay <> He has 60 bad reviews just in a matter of one month.

So which seller has the 60 bad reviews? I'd sure like to avoid dealing with that source.

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 23, 2016 2:55 pm

I ordered a Kappa from MotoStorm.it.  Took a good thirty days to get to my front door. Well worth the hundred dollars savings.  

J.R.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 23, 2016 3:52 pm

Cosmic_Jumper wrote:


So which seller has the 60 bad reviews? I'd sure like to avoid dealing with that source.

Tim


   Reading back through the posts, I think the seller was "garage1926".  Maybe someone can post further information.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 23, 2016 5:38 pm

The seller was "garage1926" I just disputed the charge with my CC. It was charged to my card 3/24/2016.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 23, 2016 6:21 pm

Keep us informed please how you go with your charge back. Here in Australia Mastercard will not "charge back" under those circumstances. Only if you never authorised the charge in the first place will they claw back your money. If you authorised and the seller did not deliver, they basically say: it's a dispute between buyer and seller and they wash there hands of it. Unfortunately I found out the hard way and will now only pay by Paypal, or not at all.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 23, 2016 7:10 pm

I paid by paypal. I am going to them next.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 23, 2016 7:45 pm

Hi Yo wrote:
Reading back through the posts, I think the seller was "garage1926".

Thanks Lewis. I don't know why I didn't think of doing that scratch

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeSun Apr 24, 2016 8:21 am

Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
Hi Yo wrote:
Reading back through the posts, I think the seller was "garage1926".

Thanks Lewis. I don't know why I didn't think of doing that scratch

Tim

It was the seller. It's unfortunate. I will have to wait for almost two weekes before I can request money-back, according to Ebay. Maybe he will ship by then.

Cheers,
Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeTue Apr 26, 2016 12:46 pm

My CC company just credited my account for the disputed amount. I also filed a complaint with e-bay (paypal) but the process takes longer. I contacted another seller in Italy and they charge 42 euros to ship to the US. I think that would be $50 to $55. Not sure what I will do now.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeTue Apr 26, 2016 1:15 pm

€42 is about $47, if you're paying that for shipping on top of the Italian Euro price for a Kappa it may be more cost effective to buy the Givi version from a US seller like Twisted Throttle.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeTue Apr 26, 2016 3:46 pm

I would remove the other side tab, sand the edges smooth. Get either heated grips and/or heated gloves. The tabs never kept my hands dry in a heavy rain storm. That's my 2¢.
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeTue Apr 26, 2016 3:50 pm

There are a number of sellers from Italy that have them and they all charge shipping. Looked at a few and even including shipping the total is only about $150.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/PARABREZZA-SCREEN-GIVI-KAPPA-AIRFLOW-HONDA-SILVER-WING-600-01-10-AF214-SPOILER-/262383901460

http://www.ebay.com/itm/PARABREZZA-PARAVENTO-KAPPA-GIVI-AIRFLOW-HONDA-SILVER-WING-600-01-10-COD-AF214-/262387251020

But I do see that someone from Ohio has it for $188 including shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Givi-AF214-adjustable-windscreen-for-the-Honda-Silverwing-for-2001-2013-/191849880345
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PostSubject: Re: Kappa KAF214 from ebay   Kappa KAF214 from ebay I_icon_minitimeTue Apr 26, 2016 4:22 pm

I've made two eBay purchases (top box and lock set) from the seller outlet_ricambi (Napoli, Italy) with good results.  Nice price and quick shipping. He has a listing for one of these screens--at current exchange rates about $155 including shipping.

It's on my watch list for a possible future purchase but so far the stock screen works well for me.
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