- Report: #664790
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Complaint Review: Ab Coaster
Ab CoasterInternet United States of America
Ab Coaster Ab Coaster scam ripoff warning New Jersey, Internet
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A few months ago, the gym got rid of the Ab Coasters and my girlfriend was disappointed that they were no longer going to have them. Being the awesome guy I am, as an early Christmas gift, I purchased her one from http://www.AbCoaster.ca where I originally purchased mine and, once again, opted for the Pro version, paying the $80 upcharge.
It arrived but while I was setting it up at her place, I was thinking, This doesnt seem the same, but I didnt have mine right there to compare. When I got to the seat, it was obviously not the quality of the one I had. [continued below]....
I took a look at the box it arrived in. Where it says Ab Coaster, someone applied a sticker to add the word Pro, and where the model number is, someone put a sticker over the last 4 numbers to change the model number. Essentially, I paid $80 more for the Pro version but then was knowingly sent the Standard version for the price of the Pro. I can only hasten a guess that the Ab Coaster company ran out of the Pro version and figured customers are only going to buy one, so how would a customer actually know they were receiving a Pro version or not. However, I had purchased more than one, so I knew I was being scammed.
I called the company and said they sent the wrong unit. They wondered why I suspected that. I said because of the half stickers on the box. They replied that was just because they had run out of the boxes and in order not to hold up shipping, they placed them in the Standard version box and just altered the box. I said for them to look at my purchase history and take note that I purchased a Pro version a year prior and was able to compare the two.
They said, Oh. We will refund the $80 upcharge.
It has been well over a month and I have yet to receive the refund.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 11/22/2010 09:09 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Ab-Coaster/internet/Ab-Coaster-Ab-Coaster-scam-ripoff-warning-New-Jersey-Internet-664790. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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