• Report: #334093
Complaint Review:

Projector Lamp Center - Sage Ryder Inc.

  • Submitted: Wed, May 21, 2008
  • Updated: Sun, March 06, 2011

  • Reported By:Elyria Ohio
Projector Lamp Center - Sage Ryder Inc.
4060 Peachtree Rd., Unit D-334, Atlanta, Georgia U.S.A.

Projector Lamp Center - Sage Ryder Inc. Having not received the product after close to 2 months, the order was cancelled. The company credit card was charged and attempts to get a refund have been unsuccessful - even after contacting the BBB Atlanta Georgia

*UPDATE EX-employee responds: What a load of BS

*UPDATE Employee: www.projectorlampcenter.com

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On Dec 4, 2007 an order was placed through the website www. projectorlampcenter.com ( operated by SageRyder, Inc.) for a projector lamp (Order #348045) The actual order was for a quantity of 1 - ASK Proxima C170, for a total price of $484.95 and was paid by credit card.

After not receiving anything, the order was cancelled on 1/30/2008 - (Cancelation Order #21162)

Case complaint # 22219 was filed with Projectorlampcenter.com /SageRyder on 3/1/2008

After much correspondence and phone calls, no credit refund has been received to date, although the company has made many promises to do so.

Elyria, Ohio

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#1 UPDATE EX-employee responds

What a load of BS

AUTHOR: youknow - (United States of America)

FROM THIS PLACE.The FEDERAL GOVERNMENT shut them down because they were so
shady. (This was insider info so I did not actually see these documents but
this is actually what they told their employees when everyone was laid off.) So
their main supplier bought them out. It's funny though how the same people that
used to run Sageryder/Projector Lamp Center are also running Lamps and Screens
LLC (The company created to appear as the "new" company created to
‘own’ Projector Lamp Center, Big Screen Center and Mount Center).  Don't believe me? Do your research! Grant
Hill and Brian Chambers are listed on Lamps and Screens LLC's twitter
(@lampsandscreens) ALONG WITH the president of Stampede who was main Projector
Lamp Center's MAIN supplier for the ‘old’ Sageryder/Projector Lamp Center.
These individuals are ALSO following Projector Lamp Center on twitter as well -
@projectorlampce. (Oh, and guess who ELSE is following Projector Lamp Center on
Twitter? Steve Gross (the ‘old’ owner of Projector Lamp Center), Ashley Gross
(Steve’s daughter and employee), Joe Burgess and Jason Prance who were both
major players in the ‘old’ Projector Lamp Center.)So it appears the company is
running better but that's because 2/3's of Sageryder/Projector Lamp Center's
employees were screwed by being laid off after being told for months the
company was doing very well, Brian and Grant (along with a few others) were
chosen to keep their jobs but ONLY if they signed a contract containing a
non-disclosure AND non-compete (This was insider info so I did not actually see
these documents.) If you go to Ripoffreport's website, the person who is
rebutting all of the negative postings about Sageryder/Projector Lamp Center
(also including Big Screen Center and Mount Center) goes by the name of 'Mark'
but is ACTUALLY Brian Chambers. Oh, and just a piece of advice Grant, don't
post your cell phone number under ANYTHING related to Sageryder
(http://www.cheaponsale.com/d-c114084224789043600-sageryder_brands/). That just
shows how dumb you really are.  Oh, and
you can find Steve (who stopped going by Steve and is now going by Stephen
Gross) at his new “company” ReadyLauch located at 4060 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite
D334, Atlanta GA 30319 and the phone number is 678-894-7300. I find it humorous
that his new company is basically about running a successful internet based
internet business..... yeah ok.  Side
note, please look up Petaroo as well.
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AUTHOR: Mark - (U.S.A.)

My name is Mark, I am President of Lamps and Screens Online LLC. My company purchased the assets of Sage Ryder in a public auction in accordance with the bankruptcy laws in the State of Georgia. The assets included the websites www.projectorlampcenter.com, www.bigscreencenter.com and www.mountcenter.com. Sage Ryder went from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7 recently. I will not go into the details why, however the Governor of Georgia's office, the bankruptcy trustee for the state of Georgia and the BBB are now fully aware of circumstances.

Sage Ryder went bust owing my company in excess of $650k, we bought the assets in the hope of recouping some of those losses by turning the company around and making it profitable again. The NEW Company has new management, a solid line of credit and a new mission to offer world class service. We managed to save and re-employ some of the innocent employees that were uncomfortable with the old management practices and re launch the company last week at a new location.

I am very happy to talk or communicate with any old customers that feel they didn't receive satisfaction and direct them to the relevant authorities. My email address is mark@lasollc.com, please feel free to email me with a phone number and I will gladly speak with you.

As the new owners, we will try and point you in the right direction to get some of your money back, as a returning customer we also will be offering a promotion that will be hopefully soften the blow. I ask you to please refrain from posting new comments until you have contacted us.

It is our belief that the old owners of Sage Ryder have set up shop again as www.projectortlampexpress.com their address is 211 Center Parkway, Suite 900, Atlanta GA 30346.
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