Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Botach tactical update- NAUGHTY list!

I initiated a chargeback on the 15th after not being able to contact them. Guess what shows up yesterday?
my order...only about a month after I ordered it. From the shipping details they shipped it out the 15th ...curious. And this with no contact like "Hey we are shipping your stuff finally! Please don't hurt us!"

I guess it took sicking the credit card company on them for them to actually ship my order. Not impressed at all. If I was evil I would just let the dispute run it's course. It's doubtful I'll even get an apology.

A pinkie would suffice .....what say you?

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Botach tactical update: It's not looking good for them.

I attempted to contact them. The webchat does not have anyone available and the customer service department line is going to voicemail. I tried again the next day.....same results.

You want me to leave you a message and "get back to me" when you have already failed to do so twice now...I think not...

Hello credit card company, I'd like to dispute a charge please......*fume*

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Botach tacical. Every thumb down.

So I placed an order 10-24 got a "it shipped" notice on 10-26....11-7 nothing. called customer service. "Shipping department isn't responding I'll call you back" No call back....so I called CS again the next day. Shipping department says they didn't ship it. They are waiting on stock. (so they said item shipped but it didn't due to it being out of stock) They are expecting some in a day or two. Item shows as in stock on the website. Filled out customer service form on the site.....

11-13 no response.....

So I recommend not doing business with them at any cost. I'm not looking forward to trying for a refund.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Cubeville computer....

Me:Wow my computer is acting retarded.
C1: Yours and mine must be related.
Me:Yup cousins...by the same parents.
Definitely not made in Malaysia....must have been West Virginia.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Cubeville Pokemon edition!

So several coworkers are into the pokemon GO game. One of which was talking about him playing on breaks and such.

C1: *Comes back from break*
Me: So did you catch any?
C1: Nope
Me: So whats the matter...no balls ?
C2: BURN!

I'm not interested due to privacy issues.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Keep your eyes peeled for the STUPIDS!

So on my way home on the local highway after my night shift. The vehicle in front of me has no lights on...and it's not moving CRAP! *brake test ensues*

I turn on my flashers. And then I notice someone in the vehicle...oh great.

NOTE:
In hindsight I should have grabbed my carry gun from the car lockbox. Bad THOT!

So I grab my new big ass flashlight and find out if anyone is hurt. Looks like he hugged a pole with his truck. And he wants a ride to the next exit. Nope, you can't leave your car in the highway!?! Yup he walks off with a bag of his stuff and another motorist gives him a ride.

So I got to babysit his truck in the rain until the authorities arrived.
The good news is nobody ran into the dumbass's truck (or me) and my new heavy car flashlight works well in the rain.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Death of a flashlight. A cautionary tale.

I had a pretty decent flashlight stashed by the back door. (Fenix E21) This is a convenient spot since it's by the kitchen. Literally I just used it...and now it's not working. WTF batman......

Checked the batteries (Duracell Ultra)...ruptured cell....DAMMIT!!
and it's stuck. This model had a removable head so I was able to pound out the stuck cell. Fresh batteries did not help. It's a paperweight.

Oh leaking batteries are no joke. ACID! take reasonable precautions. Wash/flush your hands throughly.  It did eat into the metal cylinder of the light. That is what I think caused it's untimely demise.

There isn't anything I could have done to prevent the situation. Warranty covers manufacturer's defects and not ruptured cells. At least it wasn't a $300 Streamlight or something! And I have several lights that can easily take it's place.

After some google-fu it appears the light is discontinued...so even if I wanted to fix it somehow it' would be not worth the effort to find the parts.

Hope you learned something!