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When you sell something how long should you wait for them to pick it up?

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by albee, Aug 27, 2006.

  1. albee

    albee

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    I sold a roll cage to someone on this board almost six months ago. He sent me cash in the mail, and has never picked it up. I have left phone messages, P.M. here on mud, and e-mail. I sold it because I wanted it out of my work space. How long would you keep something before you dropped it off at the junk yard for scrap? Thanks
     
  2. projektdotnet

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    Contact the buyer and inform him that items left for more than 60 days are liable to be removed as abandoned property. I know it's harsh but I've done it once or twice to get crap off my property that belonged to a friend. Just remember to give him an extra chance and/or work with him to arrange transportation to him. Makes ya look better ;)
     
  3. Jetboy

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    cut a piece of tube and mail it to him with a note that the rest will continue in pieces until he picks it up.

    It sounds like you have tried to keep in touch with him. I guess give him an ultimatum and see what happens. You could post it for sale again for the same price. If someone else buys it, send him the $ and get it out of your yard.
     
  4. brian

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    ok, that's pretty funny.
     
  5. dfmorse

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    Use a registered return receipt letter in the mail.

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  6. waskillywabbit

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    Yes, cover your arse legally. Then if he doesn't come get it...SELL it again! :D

    :smokin:
     
  7. 619TOY

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    Just think about how bad you're gonna feel if you later find out he's been hospitalized or something.
     
  8. cruiser88

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    i like the idea of sending him a piece of it:D
     
  9. crushers

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    send him his money back and sell it to someone else, 6 months is WAY too long without prior agreement in place...
     
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