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Offline wabeek

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Pook and Pook July 30
« on: July 14, 2020, 03:02:15 PM »
Some horns and a flint 19th cent. Lehigh pistol scheduled for July 30 auction at pookandpook.com!

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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2020, 05:24:37 PM »
I am very skeptical of that pistol.  The lock plate is from a kit that Dixie Gun Works sold in the 70s and the cock and frizzen spring is wrong.  Beware.

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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2020, 05:28:27 PM »
Also, Pook & Pook does not have in house shipping.  You have to call an outside shipping source and it costs a lot!  I know, I won an auction with them.  It's a real pain and costs way too much.

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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2020, 08:13:25 PM »
Also, Pook & Pook does not have in house shipping.  You have to call an outside shipping source and it costs a lot!  I know, I won an auction with them.  It's a real pain and costs way too much.

I had that experience ..twice !!!    shipping was beyond unreasonable and really was preposterous !!

never again.

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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2020, 08:20:05 PM »
Also, Pook & Pook does not have in house shipping.  You have to call an outside shipping source and it costs a lot!  I know, I won an auction with them.  It's a real pain and costs way too much.

I had that experience ..twice !!!    shipping was beyond unreasonable and really was preposterous !!

never again.

I recently called them and asked if they had an in-house shipping department yet.  They said no and I told them that I will never bid on any of their auctions until they do.

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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2020, 10:46:05 PM »
Also, Pook & Pook does not have in house shipping.  You have to call an outside shipping source and it costs a lot!  I know, I won an auction with them.  It's a real pain and costs way too much.

I had that experience ..twice !!!    shipping was beyond unreasonable and really was preposterous !!

never again.

I recently called them and asked if they had an in-house shipping department yet.  They said no and I told them that I will never bid on any of their auctions until they do.

Yeah, I always like in house shipping..  always kind of stressful getting hold of a shipping company and have them go pick it up. I did that several times, but not real comfortable with it.  Probably will do it again if there is something I can't live without. 

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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2020, 01:51:54 AM »
Also, Pook & Pook does not have in house shipping.  You have to call an outside shipping source and it costs a lot!  I know, I won an auction with them.  It's a real pain and costs way too much.

I had that experience ..twice !!!    shipping was beyond unreasonable and really was preposterous !!

never again.

How much is unreasonable and preposterous, and from where to where?
Just curious.
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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2020, 08:19:36 PM »
Also, Pook & Pook does not have in house shipping.  You have to call an outside shipping source and it costs a lot!  I know, I won an auction with them.  It's a real pain and costs way too much.

I had that experience ..twice !!!    shipping was beyond unreasonable and really was preposterous !!

never again.

How much is unreasonable and preposterous, and from where to where?
Just curious.

a single handgun, shipped via fedex or ups [ they gave me the choice]  from Pennsylvania to anchorage Alaska  ...they initially wanted about 230$  then eventually did it for not quite  100$ less.  the exact fedex cost  for 'overnight'  which is about 2 days really ] was 52.00$  I called and check with fedex.

never again. ! 

in fact, if they had an FFL sending it, it could have come USPS for approximately 35.00$
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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2020, 10:26:31 PM »
Thanks! Agreed, that's ridiculous!  :o
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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2020, 08:13:35 PM »
Kudos to Chris Hirsch for his comments to Pook & Pook.  Seems to me that any outfit who dabbles in selling many, many objects, such as Pook & Pook, would have easily arranged shipping.  I cannot imagine the difficulties that Chris - and others living in Europe and elsewhere - has with international shipping.
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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2020, 11:38:41 PM »
Kudos to Chris Hirsch for his comments to Pook & Pook.  Seems to me that any outfit who dabbles in selling many, many objects, such as Pook & Pook, would have easily arranged shipping.  I cannot imagine the difficulties that Chris - and others living in Europe and elsewhere - has with international shipping.

I often thought about participating  in European auctions, they have some real neat old guns at reasonable prices.   Feared the shipping issues.  I did buy an optic from  a company in Slovenia  a few months back.  From time I placed order until it was sitting on my porch was 64 hours.  That was insane fast IMO.

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Re: Pook and Pook July 30
« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2020, 11:57:58 PM »
Kudos to Chris Hirsch for his comments to Pook & Pook.  Seems to me that any outfit who dabbles in selling many, many objects, such as Pook & Pook, would have easily arranged shipping.  I cannot imagine the difficulties that Chris - and others living in Europe and elsewhere - has with international shipping.

I often thought about participating  in European auctions, they have some real neat old guns at reasonable prices.   Feared the shipping issues.  I did buy an optic from  a company in Slovenia  a few months back.  From time I placed order until it was sitting on my porch was 64 hours.  That was insane fast IMO.

It was ridiculous!