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Old 10-02-2013, 01:27 AM
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I received my Boondock Bumper today after waiting 8 weeks for it to come. As I'm unwrapping it I find copious amounts of freight damage. It will need to be re-powder coated in several spots. I'm wicked pissed with the shipping company and am hoping somebody makes this right. FWIW I filed a claim....but judging by the shipping company's terrible reviews I'm probably hosed.
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This sucks! I was just looking at their bumpers today. Any resolution to this?
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Old 11-15-2013, 08:02 PM
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That sucks, how frustrating for you. Did you also file a claim with the vendor where you purchased it from? Seems to me they should battle it out with the shipper. Best of luck getting some resolution.
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That really sucks! Freight companies are the worst, I once had a customer send me a 700 hp Cat diesel from Virginia. When we got it unloaded we found a forklift had punched a hole thru the block. The freight company tried to blame me! How freaking stupid do you have to be to put a hole thru a 3,000 lb diesel motor?
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That really sucks! Freight companies are the worst, I once had a customer send me a 700 hp Cat diesel from Virginia. When we got it unloaded we found a forklift had punched a hole thru the block. The freight company tried to blame me! How freaking stupid do you have to be to put a hole thru a 3,000 lb diesel motor?

Come to my job... ive seen worse..lol.


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when i got my belltech lowering kit from fedex it was all crumpled and bent over and he just grabbed it and plopped it down on the steps...i just looked at him like he was crazy... he didnt understand why i was so mad. I told him if anythings broke ill be back. Luckily there wasnt...

Good luck on getting this resolved!!!
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For what its worth...after hammering out a solution with the shipping company they offered 1/2 my original claim amount. (I quoted $400, figured they'd try to settle for less) They cited the the fact I didn't note any damage on the freight slip and as a courtesy to end the claim in a timely manner. I ended up taking it. I can still get the bumper stripped and powder coated for $200.
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Glad to see it got worked out, for the most part anyway.

Cant wait to see it on the truck!!
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Chalk it up to a lesson learned. Experience comes from learning. Learning comes from making mistakes.
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Did you install this yet?
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Got it installed....the "chopshop" that installed it did a half-assed job @ measuring up the bumper to the vehicle. It was off in several places. I jumped under there today and squared away the bumper. Looks mean, especially with the bilstein 2.1 level. I'll post pics as soon as get a chance in the near future.
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