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Old August 20, 2005, 12:56 AM   #1
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Bushnell 3-9 x 40mm Firefly Reticle Riflescope $19.99 SCAM!!!!!!!!

warning its a scam

http://www.etronics.com/product.asp?...46m&svbname=30

looks like a typo, but i was able to add the item in the cart. maybe they dont know that scope is worth $200 because they're based in newyork?

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Old August 20, 2005, 03:46 AM   #2
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One fell into my cart too. Can't wait to see if it's what they say.
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Old August 21, 2005, 12:08 AM   #3
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Hmmmm, if you Google: "Bushnell 3-9 x 40mm Firefly Reticle Riflescope" the first search result is:

Product search results for Bushnell 3-9 x 40mm Firefly Reticle Riflescope
Bushnell 3-9 x 40mm Firefly Reticle Riflescope (Matte) - $194.99 - Etronics

When you click that link, you get the page referred to at the top of this post, complete with $19.99 price tag. It'll be interesting to see if they actually ship at that price. Even so, I'd do a "save page as" on that link if you expect to get away clear on it.
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Old August 21, 2005, 02:36 AM   #4
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Didn't work........worth a try!
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Old August 21, 2005, 03:35 AM   #5
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yeah its seeming a bit iffy now. i put the order through yesterday and have yet to get an order confirmation ...and then theres all those other people that must have found this on froogle. im sure they'll catch on pretty soon, or they already have. we'll see later this week i guess.
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Old August 21, 2005, 08:53 PM   #6
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Did anyone get their $20 scope yet, is this deal for real???
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Old August 21, 2005, 09:20 PM   #7
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Heck, I didn't need them, but didn't stop me from just purchasing two of them!

$39.98, shipped. Can't beat that sort of pricing...
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Old August 21, 2005, 11:17 PM   #8
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Interesting comments about the vendor at this epinions link .

The transaction may not happen the way you think.

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Old August 22, 2005, 01:54 AM   #9
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from epinions:
"After multiple contradictory and often times redundant emails, WE HAVE NOW REPORTED THIS MATTER TO, AND ARE IN THE PROCESS OF FILING A CLAIM WITH CONSUMER REPAIRS. This has been and continues to be an absolute nightmare! DISHONEST MERCHANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

"I passionately hate them"

"The worst on line shopping experience ever"

"THERE ARE 68 COMPLAINTS AT BBB ABOUT THIS COMPANY."

crap, those are some bad reviews
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Old August 22, 2005, 11:22 AM   #10
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Well I decided to chance it and order 2 myself...interested to see what I get. We'll seeeee....

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Old August 22, 2005, 02:10 PM   #11
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its a scam

email from etronics:
"We regret to inform you that the Bushnell 2-6 x 32mm Long Eye Relief Handgun
(Silver) you ordered has been listed on our site incorrectly,
The price should have been $4,299.99

We have already changed our site at this time to the correct price.
http://www.etronics.com/product.asp?...de=pioprvlx1dd

We will therefore be canceling your order "for this item" immediately."

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Old August 22, 2005, 03:40 PM   #12
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Yeah, I just got the same thing back. Oh well, never hurts to try!

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Old August 22, 2005, 04:47 PM   #13
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my credit card company is getting a call today, i better have that money back
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Old August 22, 2005, 04:53 PM   #14
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I ordered the Bushnell 3-9 x 40mm Firefly Reticle Riflescope (Matte) finish, not the silver.

Let's see......they said: "The price should have been $4,299.99

We will therefore be canceling your order "for this item" immediately.

We have already changed our site at this time to the correct price."


Search of website shows the corrected price now listed at $189.99 not $4,299.99.


The link below is what they sent me as their correction link. (Pioneer.... Not even Close to the right item).

http://www.etronics.com/product.asp?...de=pioprvlx1dd

The above link came back as :

Pioneer PRVLX1DD Dual Drive Professional DVD-Video Recorder, Priced at $5,299.99.

Where did they get this from???



I am sure that when they got orders for 12,584 units within the last 24 hrs, somebody figured it out.

However, based on their above performance, I will still check my mail box for the next few days.


*** I have ordered from them before and got a great price on a GPS and everything was perfect.


OK..That's done, Whats the next big deal of the century up for our taking on
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Old August 22, 2005, 05:34 PM   #15
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However, based on their above performance, I will still check my mail box for the next few days.
fingers crossed
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Old August 22, 2005, 08:26 PM   #16
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Like everyone else, I too got the same email.

As for eopinions, well, you know what they say about opinions.. Heck, they had 1300 opinions with a 4/5 rating. All companies are going to have bad feedback.

I'm not concerned, just a bit sad.
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Old September 6, 2005, 02:25 PM   #17
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I just received a package today with two Bushnell Elite 3200 3-9x40 scopes with the FireFly reticle for a total of $55.78 US (about $90.00 CDN) shipped. I have been doing the dance of joy for the last half an hour! Someone screwed up but you won't hear me complain!!
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