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Old September 11th 2009, 03:37
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Anyone heard from Carbon Joe lately?

I ordered carbon fiber running boards from the guy in March this year and like an idiot paypal'd him the $275. I haven't heard from his since. I get no responses via e-mail...
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Old September 11th 2009, 08:10
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he was doing a carbon fiber dtm for me, the last time i heard from him was october of last year. he said then it was finished and would ship the next week. last time i heard from him. that being said ,Joe always comes through. sometimes it takes a little while but he has never let me down. carbon joe is not his only gig. he has a day job that is very demanding. give a little more time i can say with some certainty you will get what you paid for. just relax a little. is this your first purchase from joe?
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Old September 11th 2009, 13:00
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I'm with Lazaus
I have Order many parts and have always gotten them.. yes they may have Been abit late
but like lazaus said you get what you pay for, the Stuff is TOP NOTCH.
So all I can Say is Keep Emailing him and they will Come

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Old September 11th 2009, 16:43
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I've got an order in to him for a couple of roof lips, havn't heard from him in awhile, but if you just check in now and again you'll get your stuff and you won't be disappointed with the quality. It's frustrating, but it's just a sort of sidejob/hobby for him so it's just not a priority.

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Old September 11th 2009, 23:26
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Yes, this is my first purchase. I felt comfortable sending him money because of the feedback from all the folks on german look. I'm also sure that the parts he makes are quality and that this is a side job for him.

Side job or not, you don't take my money in March to do a job and then not contact me for 7 months. That is just unacceptable. I have a project to complete and I would appreciate some communication. If there are any issues we can work it out and re-schedule without a problem. I really would appreciate him contacting me and letting me know what is going on.

The e-mail i have for him is carbonjoe@ca.rr.com. If this is not correct, please let me know. Thanks guys.
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Old September 12th 2009, 15:06
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if you are working on a project that has taken any amount of time then you should know by now there is no such thing as a time table. you are constantly at someones elses mercy. my next question is are you just starting or near the end? joe is slow but very good and i have learned (as will you) to just leave him alone and let him work and you will get your stuff. Joe has alot of followers on this forum and im sure someone will probably bend his ear about this post and you will hear from him. thats all ive got on this. be patient and let a master work.
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Old September 18th 2009, 16:15
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I've got lots of cf parts from carbon joe and am very pleased with quality and delivery time. He might just be busy or sick or something, these kind of things happen. My advice, be patient and things will turn out allright.
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Old December 30th 2009, 16:58
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Let's see... Dec. 30th 2009, I have not heard from Joe once since we exchanged money via paypal in March of this year.

That is 10 months without a single word regarding my parts or our transaction. No time table for projects? My career revolves around projects and you bet your behind there is a strict time table for all of them.

Anyway, if Joe doesn't want me to feel like I got scammed, he should contact me and just let me know what is going on. What I should have done was get the seller's address and phone # so at least I'd have a way to follow up.

Joe if you see this, please e-mail me or send me a PM and let's talk.
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I agree. Some form of communication would be nice.
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Let's see... Dec. 30th 2009, I have not heard from Joe once since we exchanged money via paypal in March of this year.

That is 10 months without a single word regarding my parts or our transaction. No time table for projects? My career revolves around projects and you bet your behind there is a strict time table for all of them.

Anyway, if Joe doesn't want me to feel like I got scammed, he should contact me and just let me know what is going on. What I should have done was get the seller's address and phone # so at least I'd have a way to follow up.

Joe if you see this, please e-mail me or send me a PM and let's talk.

I had the same issues with him. I received my pieces and they are beautiful, but his communication and customer service is horrible. Busy work/life/family or not, there is absolutely no excuse for this degree of lack of communication.
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Yep, that's just nuts now. I have sent off a few emails myself and have heard nothing, but I dont have any money out there like you do. I wish I had a suggestion for you, but I have no idea where he even lives or what he does.

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I think someone on SBO knows him personally and is close by to him.
If you post a "Where is he?" on there maybe he will pipe in and check in on him for you guys.
I know he does good work and takes a long time..but emails should be answered.
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Old January 2nd 2010, 06:52
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I had the same issues with carbon joe about 4 years ago and I had to wait almost a year for my parts.We got it all sorted out though.Evidently,this seems to have not gotten any better.I thought he gave up his business in 2006 due to health problems or whatever.I didn´t know that he is still in business.To be honest,he´s a real nice guy,but I was not really impressed with his work and it was not worth waiting a year for.The stuff I ordered was ok,but like I said, not really impressive.There are better carbon fiber people out there.
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Hey Mark,

Didn't Christian Stelzer make some real nice carbon parts lately?
Saw some adverts from him (in german though) on Boxergasse.de the other day iirc

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Wally,

Any chance you mind looking for that? I'm looking for Carbon headlight rims.

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