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Gainesville Coins Dealer Rating

Discussion in 'PM Dealer Feedback' started by Scorpio, Mar 30, 2010.



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How do you rate this dealer?

  1. * One Star

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    11.7%
  2. ** Two Star

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  4. **** Four Star

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  5. ***** Five Star

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  1. WreckingKrewe

    WreckingKrewe New Member

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    Re: BEWARE OF CROOKED SPOT PRICES

    That's the one.
     
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  2. HistoryStudent

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    Two thumbs down on this ONE.:thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown::thumpdown:

    Sorry I got carried away because they screwed me ONCE too many times...

    ONCE! :damnmate:
     
  3. VTEEZER

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    You don't have -stars as an option so I'll just give them a ONE FINGER (the middle one) award for my one transaction with them!
     
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    Re: BEWARE OF CROOKED SPOT PRICES

    Can you give some details?
     
  5. joe_momma

    joe_momma Silver Member Silver Miner

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    My most recent experience with Gainesville

    - Jan 5 - Ordered some corona's (in stock according to their website) - they were running a sale on them
    - Jan 5 - Transaction cleared my bank (money transfered)
    - Jan 6 - Gainesville confirms payment has cleared
    - Jan 7 - Gainesville calls me to confirm shipping address
    - Jan 12 - Gainesville sends out USPS tracking number (registered) - oddly they are sending my order multiple packages
    - Jan 18 - Still no corona's (granted today is a postal holiday in the US)

    Net net, looks to be about 2 weeks to get a small order filled by them. Pricewise they are about middle of the road, shipping is noticeable but posted clearly and not out of line with competition (perhaps I've been spoiled by Tulving), haven't contacted them yet so cannot rate the customer service.

    Mixed review 2 1/2 stars?

    - reasonable prices and swift transaction are positives
    - slow processing and shipping are negatives

    Not thrilled, but not dissatisfied, - may use them again - YMMV -
     
  6. ccjoe

    ccjoe Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    They are the ONLY ones to have mboxes of silver pandas.
     
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    prophet Silver Member Silver Miner

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    Bought some gold coins few weeks back....prices are lower than most........pretty good service.........will buy from them again
     
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    Called in and ordered Mbox of eagles, received quote. Computer down and was asked to call next day to complete order. Next day call "quote lost" and was asked, by different individual, for amount quoted. Without a question the amount I stated was amount the order cost. Received Mbox on time, USPS registered. Pleasant phone interaction and "word" kept. Would order from again. Would also as before, ask name and for same individual when buying. Quoting the quoter, was all that was needed.
    I'd buy three if I could use that quote again, lol.
     
  9. ccjoe

    ccjoe Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    It's interesting that the same people here with no people skills prove that when they go out in public without the computer to hide behind and bully others.
    That does not play well with anyone let alone quality people like hannes, the good people at Gainesville, APMEX, and everyone that I do so well with.
    These sites really give cover to buffoons who cannot deal with the real world.
    I guess that's why they thank each other and kiss each others asses and brag how they have cred and are so popular HERE on a website. Funny as hell.
     
  10. jogslvr

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    The last dealings I had with them was $1300 for 100 Ag 999 rounds and $1000 for ten 1/10th oz maples. That's how long its been. Everything went smooth. But, they lost face with me when I found out they sold ATB's at a coin show for big bucks on the sly and I asked what they were paying for them? They quoted me $1700 but when I said I would ship the next day, they dropped the offer to $1300. So in essence I called their bluff and they reneged.

    I haven't had the need or desire to deal with any of the online dealers in over a year as many more better deals could be found on ebay and elsewhere.
     
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    EDITED: Removing source material that has not been approved by the GIM2 staff as concession to our advertisers.
     
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  12. ccjoe

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    Just had a great deal with them today with a swap and a sell.
    I met one of their reps at the Bay State Coin Show last month and what a difference it makes to have a close by contact> he operates in N.H.
     
  13. Chester-Copperpot

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    Anyone bought from Gainesville recently? Bought some bars and rounds on 5/7/2011 and they still have not been shipped. I know it states 10-13 business days, I just didn't think they would hold the order right until the last day (That's if they ship them this week)
     
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    I have bought from them several times. I have never had a bad experience. Their represenitives were very nice and to the point. I have not sold anything to them. I would certiantly recommend them to anyone. My last order was delayed about three weeks, however they did advise me that it would be as such.
     
  15. ccjoe

    ccjoe Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Just did another deal with them on Friday and got my check Monday> yesterday before they got my 80ozs of silver because the rep and I trust each other> all verbal nothing in writing.
     
  16. Chester-Copperpot

    Chester-Copperpot Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter Platinum Bling

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    Ordered a bunch of silver on 5/7 and the 13 business day wait has come and gone with still no delivery. States estimated delivery 5/26 and still nothing. Did another trade with them on 5/17 for the two ATB coins and they were both shipped out within 10 days. They must be very short for it to take this long.
    If they don't have it on hand they should not be selling it.
     
  17. ccjoe

    ccjoe Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    I just did another deal on a voice mail with my local Gainesville rep. I should have my check in 1 or 2 days as always.
    I told him what I thought was fair and to call me if he didn't agree. We both are ethical business people and this is how we do business.
     
  18. Chester-Copperpot

    Chester-Copperpot Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter Platinum Bling

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    I can only talk through first hand experience. My first ever transaction with Gainesville has not been a good one. Ordered $3k worth of silver on 5/7 and as of today no silver. Was told it would be here by the end of the week, we shall see?
     
  19. Chester-Copperpot

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    Just to update, I did get my metals. The order took just a little almost a month to arrive when it stated 10-13 business days. Apart from the delay everything went okay.
     
  20. ccjoe

    ccjoe Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Joe--There is a shortage with most dealerships. Gainesville is great.
     
  21. JElectrum

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    I have ordered at least 10 times in the last couple of years and most of my experiences have been positive. As far as prices are concerned, I always compare "out the door price" that includes shipping, fees, etc. Gainesville routinely has the lowest price. That said, the last few orders have been very slow to ship. I recently tried Provident, even though they were slightly higher in price, I was completely blown away by how fast Prvident got them to me. I will still probably buy from Gainesville, but will use Provident if I'm in a hurry.
     
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    Mike Silver Member Silver Miner

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    Hi,every order I've gotten from them has been slow to ship but have not used them for several years now. When I make a purchase I still check everyones prices. Good reminder from JElectrum,"out the door" price. Regards, Mike
     
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    Yeah, Derek the local gainesville rep is very good. I've bought a dozen or so times from him and sold a few times as well. He's a straight shooter, very honest and upfront...much better prices than the other dealers at the Westford or Nashua shows. I've also ordered online 4 or 5 times and the total cost was always cheaper than apex.
     
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    Never a problem with Gainesville! :bear_thumb:

    And a note regarding USPS Registered Priority Mail - it routinely takes 7-10 days for delivery, because of the USPS, not the shipper, whether Gainesville, APMEX, or whomever. Makes no sense, but it's reality.
     
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    I just talked to Derek today and told him the kind words you have to say about him. We're not sure who you are, but he appreciates it.
     
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    Sounds to me like you were asking your rep to identify another GIM member. Else why would you even bring it up to him?

    That's a huge no-no. If another member wants you to know who they are, they'll tell you themselves. Otherwise, lay off the detective work. It's none of your business.
     
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    WTF!??
    I told Derek "Some member of one of the web sites I go to spoke well of you."
    That's detective work? I think that's being kind to both parties as I think both parties think.
     
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    Nice backpedal, but it doesn't fly. You said, "We're not sure who you are...", plural. How the heck would you kinow whether the rep knows who rbh is unless you asked? Likely he does know, or could figure it out if he looked at his records, but had enough sense to know better than to discuss it with you.
     
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    You and thank you silver buck are just plain nuts. End of story. Don't you have anything better to do. REALLY?
     
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    Yessir, I've been pretty busy lately and haven't had much time for GIM. But, whenever I do make time to jump on and see what's happening I find you running your mouth and revealing more and more of your faulty character. Most folks would take a hike when they realized how roundly disliked they were... but not you.
     
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    I told a rep that someone on line spoke well of him. He thanked me and you jump in for no reason.
    You are crazy and I'm being kind. Drunk or not there is NO excuse for this behavior curm and you should be banned for your personal attack.
     
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    To curm http://www.goldismoney2.com/faq.php
    You cannot continue harrassing me after I compliment another member.
    DO NOT FOLLOW ME AROUND and I promise I will NEVER respond to anything about you again. You are ........I won't say it.
     
  33. curmudgeonista

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    I don't recall ever asking you to respond, Joe. You're the attack master... jumping in threads to call everyone who disagrees with you a fool or a buffoon, and much worse. So, you really want those rules enforced? I think your track record speaks for itself. Strike one... strike two...

    Telling you that other members are entitled to their privacy when you've obviously tried to out them is hardly a personal attack. Consider it a public service announcement.

    Calling me crazy? Calling me drunk? Those can easily be construed as personal attacks. But I don't really care. I wouldn't waste the dime. The longer you stick around before you get yourself banned agian, the worse you make yourself look... and that suits me just fine
     
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    Joe, I saw on another thread that it's not "cricket" to call for the banning of another member.
     
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    Come on, boys - BEHAVE. This is just an Internet forum. No reason to get all worked up, or especially, get in trouble with the management here.
     
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    Speaking of management....

    Please consider this a polite request to KNOCK IT OFF, both of you.

    curmudgeonista, especially, let's tone down the leaps of logic and stop the attacks.

    And gcubed is right, ccjoe, calling for the banning of another member is frowned upon.

    Use the report button if you think a rule has been violated but don't take that to mean that we want to get a flurry of "reported posts" every time you guys get into it.

    It is possible to have a spirited and informative debate without resorting to sophomoric personal attacks. Try it sometime. It takes a little more brain power but you might find out it's fun.

    Agree, disagree, WHATEVER but be civil about it.

    This is not "flamewars.com"
     
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    Great thread great posts I love it :cool:
     
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    You stinkin' troublemaker. :wink:
     
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    More truer words have never been spoken...

    back to the OP thread...I've never used Gainesville, so
    I'm interested in hearing what others have to say...
     
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    ccjoe Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Like I said the local rep is great, and appreciated that I told him that someone from a website thanked him. He thanked me for telling him.
    Very professional company Gold and I get my check within 2 days.
    I apologize for asking for banning as I did not know that was not kosher.
    I'll just speak to the mods if I get personally insulted.
     
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