Wanted Smart Avionics PB4

Mike G

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About two years ago, I trained Carlos, a young Spanish graduate engineer and gyro pilot, to use the Smart Avionics PB4. He has now graduated and bought his first gyro and is looking for a PB4 to track and balance other gyros. He was without a doubt one of the brightest guys I've trained and would be a plus for the community.
Because Smart Avionics are still struggling to get some components to re-start manufacturing PB4, if anyone has one that they don't use and would be prepared to sell it Carlos would be interested so please PM me.
Mike G
 

Mike G

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I got a PM from

Omcdonald519

He gave me the email of someone selling a PB4 and I passed this on to my young Spanish friend Carlos. Carlos bought the PB4 but it was a scam.

Moderators please eject this guy from the forum.

Mike
 

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Wow - that is sad… I would suggest to also PM Vance to make sure he has read this thread… Thanks for letting us know!
 

Mike G

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Dave, will do, it's a sad world.
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Vance

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I got a PM from

Omcdonald519

He gave me the email of someone selling a PB4 and I passed this on to my young Spanish friend Carlos. Carlos bought the PB4 but it was a scam.

Moderators please eject this guy from the forum.

Mike
Kevin is on it and the investigation is in process.

The result will likely not be announced.

Neither Kevin nor I read all of the posts.

We respond to reports from forum members.

One of us will investigate; Kevin is more skillful than I and works harder.
 
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Kevin_Richey

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Will respond to the person who reported to us & to Mike G, but not to all forum members, as that only leads to a few certain individuals who "throw gas on the fire", trying to stir more controversy into the situation.
 

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About two years ago, I trained Carlos, a young Spanish graduate engineer and gyro pilot, to use the Smart Avionics PB4. He has now graduated and bought his first gyro and is looking for a PB4 to track and balance other gyros. He was without a doubt one of the brightest guys I've trained and would be a plus for the community.
Because Smart Avionics are still struggling to get some components to re-start manufacturing PB4, if anyone has one that they don't use and would be prepared to sell it Carlos would be interested so please PM me.
Mike G
Hi Mike,
I have one to sell. Bn used a couple of times only.
Aziz
 

Mike G

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Aziz
Thanks, can you please PM me your email and/or phone number.
Mike G
 

Mike G

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Aziz
I did what I should have done with the other guy and checked who you were on the forum. I already have your email from a discussion we had some time ago, sorry I didn't remember.
Mike
 

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Sad to see we have scammers preying on us, glad to see a positive outcome on this Mike.

Have recently seen and experienced a real surge in online scammers. Always check email addresses as a primary/basic step anytime you suspect an online scammer.

Move your cursor just to the right of the shown email sender and it will show you the full/actual address which gives a better indication of who is actually sending you this 'offer you should not refuse', 'details on the parcel you have been waiting for', 'massive lottery win' or any other greatly desirable offers they are peddling.
 

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When I buy something from a member on a forum I too check their posts. I often will PM others who may have purchased from them to see if it went okay. Get pictures with current dates from the seller if not local. I would only buy from people in the USA. Also call them and talk in person!
 

Mike G

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I've just checked my messages and there's another probable scammer

Haileygarret19

He's giving an email address for a Doug Marcus at [email protected]

The other scammer

@Omcdonald519

gave the email of a Sean Lucas at [email protected]

I really kick myself for not being more careful.

Kevin Richey
Thanks if you can help get these scammers off the forum.
If I ever write something you don't understand please don't hesitate to ask me to simplify it. If I haven't written it so that everyone can understand I haven't done what I'm trying to do.

Mike G
 

Boxkite

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Hi Mike,
I have one to sell. Bn used a couple of times only.
Aziz
Hello Aziz, I have just signed up to the forum because I saw you had a PB-4 Prop Balancer for sale.
Did you conclude the sale or is it still available?
Thanks,
Kevin
 
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