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post #1 of 7 Old 11-08-2009, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
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Please avoid!

Just a warning to your all!

I ordered a Kyosho 1/18 Ferrari model at La Passione( in UK. After a while I recieved a model that was completly beaten up (possible because of a transportdamage). Because they could not send another one with the ordered colour I asked for a money return. - That was many weeks ago! - Since then I have heard nothing from them! I have written many e-mails but they never answers or simply send the money back!

Just a warning.....

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post #2 of 7 Old 11-20-2009, 09:01 PM
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post #3 of 7 Old 11-21-2009, 09:50 AM
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Sorry to hear that, looks a nice website, which is a shame. Hope you get this sorted, nothing more annoying than being ripped off via the web.
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post #4 of 7 Old 02-18-2013, 12:44 AM
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I know how that fells I ordered a book from them which took 2 months to arrive and by then I know longer needed it. So I sent it back and they told me were to go about getting a refund.
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post #5 of 7 Old 02-18-2013, 03:07 AM
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This has been quite a few years now, but I ordered a product from them.After waiting a month I received an email stating the product was no longer available. Nothing else, no suggested replacement and no mention of a refund since my CC had already been charged. When I enquired about an alternative product I was told a number of weeks later that it too was no longer available.

What I took away from the experience...
  • Customer service is zero which as foreign customer is a must
  • Seems that they don't really have the inventory. They simply try to source it after someone orders it.
  • If they do carry the inventory, the web site is very poorly maintained in term of product availability which is inline with their customer service.

Prior to that I had ordered a few items from them and was satisfied. Seems that if the product is available and arrives undamaged everything is ok. If you need to resolve a non-standard experience you may be in for a bit of trouble. I've never even looked at their website since then. Not worth the gamble.

Sorry to see you've had a bad experience with them and also sorry to see that it's still the same over there after so many years
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post #6 of 7 Old 02-18-2013, 04:42 AM
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sorry to hear everyone had such a bad experience. hope you guys bought it with a credit/debit card. its much easier to get your money refunded if so, because you can explain the situation with the credit card company and they will usually refund your money

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post #7 of 7 Old 02-18-2013, 10:55 PM
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No-one will be surprised to know that the website no longer operates and the business has folded, I think 2-3 years ago - about the time you guys were using it.
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