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Old 07-21-2011, 09:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default SALE - SLIMLINES IN WHITE GOLD

HERE IS AN OFFER

14.4Kt White Gold Slimlines on sale.

HERE IS THE STORY

My supplier calls these Platinum

I bought them thinking they were Rhodium (I asked the supplier if Platinum was the same as Rhodium- he said yes.) I bought some of his platinum component sets from his stock thinking that he substituted Rhodium for platinum. I had not asked the right question.

He shipped them to me labeled Platinum. I later asked the question I should have asked at the beginning "What is the plating formula on your Platinum kits" --- his reply 60% gold, 20% Palladium and 20% copper. Notice that there is not only no rhodium there is no platinum. But 60% gold means that it is about 14.4 Kt gold.

The palladium is often used to give white gold the white color and it produces a good white gold, the copper helps. Usually I would expect to see silver in the mix. 14.4Kt gold can be made to be more resistant to wear than 24Kt but not using palladium - these will have about the same or perhaps marginally better wear characteristics than 24Kt gold.

I do not know if what other suppliers are calling platinum is the same thing or not.

These are now 20% off in my store using the code MYFOLLY.

Now--they are nice kits and I think slimline turners will really like them and I will stand behind them as I do all products I sell. But they are marked Platinum and that they are not.
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an you tell me i know i have asked about other kits is this 10 kits for the price of 30 bucks basically. I know it sounds stupid to ask.
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an you tell me i know i have asked about other kits is this 10 kits for the price of 30 bucks basically. I know it sounds stupid to ask.
THAT WOULD BE THE NORMAL PRICE.
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Default NOT MUCH INTEREST

I will close this offer down tomorrow (Monday the 25th) since there isn't a lot of interest in it.
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LAST DAY -- THESE ARE REALLY NICE KITS.
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I processed my order through your website, how ever at the end of the check out process Paypal redirected me back to you, before I could actually pay the amount. I processed the Paypal payment separately but it may not be linked in your billing/ receiving software.

let me know if there is any issues.
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Belay that, I don't know the email account to submit the payment via Paypal. Entering Smitty's Pen works didn't work. Can you PM me the account info so I can get this paid. Thanks.
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I processed my order through your website, how ever at the end of the check out process Paypal redirected me back to you, before I could actually pay the amount. I processed the Paypal payment separately but it may not be linked in your billing/ receiving software.

let me know if there is any issues.
There is no order for you at the site so please just try again. When you are ready to check out do NOT select paypal pick "Proceed to Checkout" on the next page do NOT select paypal pick "continue checkout" on the next page select PayPal or credit card or whatever method you want to pay....enter the code MYFOLLY and click submit.....if you choose paypal it will take you there.

The reason for all that is if you just select paypal for the express payment you won't get the discount.
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Thanks. It went through this time.
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