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PostSubject: Mailing out Items   Thu Nov 03, 2016 8:40 pm

Well had this for a long time tried to do my best putting it together and paint it
sent it out on the 21st the guy i did it for gets it sends me pics saying it was destroyed ....................What the HELL

i bet he wasn't happy i know i'm not






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PostSubject: Re: Mailing out Items   Thu Nov 03, 2016 8:42 pm

Holy crap! That was certainly kicked around a bit...!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Mailing out Items   Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:16 pm

Wow ! And that's metal , how was it sent thru , I can see canada post doing something like that , they done it to me over the years shipping bike and car parts , somebody had to have literally jumped on it , that's insane
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PostSubject: Re: Mailing out Items   Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:43 pm

Hope you shipped it insured. Make the claim and bleed useless Canada Post for full value. I hate CP with a passion. Thieves and thugs it seems.
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PostSubject: Re: Mailing out Items   Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:03 pm

thats just FUBAR.

if it was me i would still try to use the damage tracks as mine damage but still that didn't drop off the back of a truck. something hit it hard

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PostSubject: Re: Mailing out Items   Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:34 pm

As an owner of the same Asiatam metal elephant, I can tell you that just moving it around would cause some of the same damages. It was extremely fragile even when it was shipped in pieces. I can't imagine shipping the one I built now. 

I think I broke two swing arms putting it together, and Dean broke one just from painting (i.e. moving it around).

It was like it is made out of clay.
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PostSubject: Re: Mailing out Items   Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:07 pm

Is the metal they used that poor of quality? I assume a lot of it is zinc pot metal casting then? I've seen many instances of castings being porous and mechanically brittle.
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PostSubject: Re: Mailing out Items   Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:01 pm

Jarlath wrote:
Is the metal they used that poor of quality? I assume a lot of it is zinc pot metal casting then? I've seen many instances of castings being porous and mechanically brittle.
i would never buy one having to deal with putting it together it was Canada Post waiting to hear on the claimthe customer is looking at fixing ithe is tracking parts for it he has fix some already he said the busted up tracks were taken apart and he said they actually looks good hanging from the Elefant like it was he by a shell

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