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Re: the Fiend

One positive Fiend comment.

I was after the Korg DL8000R and AM8000R, and MF had supposedly 
it. On my second call, the sales guy muttered something about being able to
check stock and found 10 of the DL's hiding there... No mention in the
catalog or on the website anymore, and he was confused as to why. Anyway,
they matched some ridiculously low price I quoted. I got the AM from
Audiomidi.com for around $250.00 and I think I got my DL for closer to $200
from MF! (I'm old so my memory is failing... )

I think at least trying to have a short, calm discussion with *whoever*
you're dealing with can sometimes produce great results regardless of the
vendor. When you expect the worst, you sometimes get it.

Caveat Emptor!

----- Original Message -----
From: <ArsOcarina@aol.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 7:23 PM
Subject: Re: the Fiend

> I recently broke down and ordered a special patch cable
> that I was in need of from MF. It would've fit easily in a
> 9x12 padded envelope and (I'd wager) it would've been
> nearly impossible to damage shipped that way.
> Instead, they shipped it in a box the size of a very large
> microwave oven (no joke) with 4 or 5 cubic feet of
> foam "peanuts." I had a hard time actually finding my
> purchase amongst all the padding.
> Maybe I should've looked through the packaging a little
> more thoroughly though. Coulda been a couple of FCB1010s
> hiding in there maybe. Heheh.
> Their incompetence general cluelessness is legendary. Too
> bad they don't try a little harder to live up to their name.
> They're certainly no friends of mine.
> tEd  kiLLiAn
> http://www.mp3s.com/tedkillian
> http://www.pfmentum.com/flux.html
> http://www.CDbaby.com/cd/tedkillian
> http://www.guitar9.com/fluxaeterna.html