Futaba 18MZ -Possible Fraud

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  1. Jun 22, 2011 #1

    Silent-AV8R

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    Just a heads up. There is a guy on FG, username "Dietpepsi" in Sarasota, Florida selling what he says is a Futaba 18MZ that was a gift from a friend in Japan.

    There is an extremely strong possibility that this is a fraud. Hobbico is looking into the situation, but any potential buyers should proceed with extreme caution.

    Bill
     
  2. Jun 22, 2011 #2

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    I saw that. Made me wonder too.
     
  3. Jun 22, 2011 #3

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    Steve Kaluf just posted in the for sale thread:

    Settles it for me!!
     
  4. Jun 22, 2011 #4

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    That the clown with the 7FAST add too? Looked like a Hobbico A$$ kissing festival in the picture. Judge, that you?!?
     
  5. Jun 22, 2011 #5

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    None other.
     
  6. Jun 22, 2011 #6

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    This guy is playing some silly, childish games. He offered me money for my engine for sale and said he would send it by money gram, I go get the money from money gram, then for me to give the money gram people the engine to send to him. Not a smart con man. The guy is playing some weirdo game and is nowhere near smart about it. Now this sh!t with a Futaba radio. Must be one of them "smooth" criminal foreigners who thinks all Americans are stupid.


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  8. Jun 22, 2011 #8

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    Also looks like he's got his sidekick clown to chime in that he's seen it and can vouche for him. Typical methods.



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  9. Jun 22, 2011 #9

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    LMFAO, what a stupid weenie..... I guess he has no clue who Steve is. Sounds like a stupid N i g e rian scam artist to me.
     
  10. Jun 22, 2011 #10

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    FG took the ad down. The guy is delusional. His last comments were about the TOC and TAS being nothing compared to Europe where the "real" 3D is. Even I know that is BS :prrr:
     
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    Now the guy posts another ad for Futaba 46mz, seems to type better english and says it comes with a sense of humor, bullsh!t meter and is $1mil. What an idiot!


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    I want that one on Easy-Pay... :rolleyes2:
     
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    a dead hooker is a better deal
     
  14. Jun 22, 2011 #14

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    the guy is full of crap glad you posted it here judge thanks marty
     
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    His buddy that claims to have seen the radio sent me this:

    Odd how much the two of them sound!! I cannot wait for the video. Never seen the Fuji 20-channel!!
     
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    Dimes to dog nutz both are the same IP address
     
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    i was thinkin the same thing
     
  18. Jun 23, 2011 #18

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    WOW! That was alot! I would LOVE to play that kind of game on a scammer! Funny stuff!
     
  20. Jun 24, 2011 #20

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    SOB suckered me three times already.....I hope they catchum.... before he suckers me again..... :eek:
     
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