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post #111 of 144
did he offer free candy too?
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post #112 of 144
When I was in highschool a buddy of mine worked for these scammers. In the PA area. He used to make GOOD money at least a grand a week. Its works like this, warehouse has speakers boss wants X amount anything extra you keep. So he would read people and charge them what he thought he could get out of you. Oh and the company takes care of the fines, thats why they are fearless.
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post #113 of 144
Its porbably crap but it sure as hell looks nice LOL..

http://kineticloudspeaker.com/speakers/KA-5500.html

Ill buy it for $10
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post #114 of 144
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I live on long island and got the ka-4210 from a van a couple of weeks ago . 3 years ago I got speakers from the same van type deal and they still work great .. as for the ka-4210 , it is awsome...I have had bose and every other stereo you can think of , for 300 bucks the ka-4210 is a steal ....no its not top shelf , but it works and sounds fine...

http://www.brighthub.com/electronics...les/50513.aspx

LOLOL!!!
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post #115 of 144
Uh, time warp? 1989?! I remember "Coustic Reseach" [brand] in dem dare vans you speak of ...
    
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How exactly is this a scam? You paid for something and thats what you got.

I believe this is called "aggressive sales".
post #117 of 144
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How exactly is this a scam? You paid for something and thats what you got.

I believe this is called "aggressive sales".
Ohh gawd..

Do you sell them?
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post #118 of 144
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How exactly is this a scam? You paid for something and thats what you got.

I believe this is called "aggressive sales".
It's a scam because it does not deliver what they promise. The system cannot deliver the wattage that they claim it can. That right there is false advertising.

Besides soliciting, and false claims about the performance of their system, nothing else is really illegal about it. Although I doubt they pay taxes on their scammed income...

If you could find out who they are and actually test the wattage output of the system you could probably successfully sue them. Although all that trouble wouldn't be worth $200...

And who knows, maybe the system can put out 1000 watts of power. It may sound like total crap and just be noise but it might be 1000W of energy. That's all they really claim. Then it wouldn't even be false advertising.
    
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It's a scam because it does not deliver what they promise. The system cannot deliver the wattage that they claim it can. That right there is false advertising.

Besides soliciting, and false claims about the performance of their system, nothing else is really illegal about it. Although I doubt they pay taxes on their scammed income...

If you could find out who they are and actually test the wattage output of the system you could probably successfully sue them. Although all that trouble wouldn't be worth $200...

And who knows, maybe the system can put out 1000 watts of power. It may sound like total crap and just be noise but it might be 1000W of energy. That's all they really claim. Then it wouldn't even be false advertising.
Get real, it's called sales.

It's no different than buying a no-name brand PSU from newegg that can't even deliver 60% of the advertised wattage.
post #120 of 144
Got stopped by these guys, looked at their speakers, saw all the invoices etc. and didnt have any money on me so i never intended to purchase in the first place. Very convincing individuals, i could see how some people would get conned into this act.

I never wouldve bought something from a manufacturer i didnt recognize(or any for that matter) out of the back of someone's truck (i hope) and certainly never will now.
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