[Harp-L] Door stop
Mon Aug 28 14:41:33 EDT 2017
Jerry and Joe -
Hack mir nicht in tchainic!
Larry "The Wandering Jew" Eisenberg
From: Jerry Deall <jdeall at xxxxx>
To: leone, joe <3n037 at xxxxx>
Cc: harp-l <harp-l at xxxxx>
Sent: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 2:15 pm
Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Door stop
As you know Joe I come from a long line of Schmendrick's, no offence taken.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Joseph Leone" <3n037 at xxxxx>
To: "Jerry Deall" <jdeall at xxxxx>
Cc: "harp-l" <harp-l at xxxxx>, robert at xxxxx
Sent: Monday, August 28, 2017 11:36:12 AM
Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Door stop
So..as a former detective I tore this subject apart. Here are some of my results.
1.. The manufacturer is partially at fault.
2.. They ‘should’ have a list of genuine dealers.
3.. I seriously doubt that they would make a small sale. 1000 is probably the min.
4.. When they see a name that is not their ‘authorized’ dealer a red flag should go up.
5.. They should ask themselves: Where are the harps going and and what price?
I myself would rather use an auth. dealer inasmuch as they are probably ‘such & such U.S.A.’ harmonicas, Joe Schmendrick proprietor.
Joe probably has employees. Whom need frivolities like: shelter, food, shoes, etc. This means that there is money circulating LOCALLY.
BUT, of course, Harry Bradervelt, the UNauthorized dealer also needs these ‘luxuries’. So he may buy a large quantity and then to make
up for the fact that his overhead is lower, he lives in a lower economy area, is able to discount the harps even farther than said authorized
dealer. So..he may be hurting the authorized dealer. Coupled of course with what 'Jer’ said. No customer service. No customer relations.
See there’s a reason that manufactures allow certain entities to sell their harps. They must have passed some sort of ‘entry criteria’ in the
I also agree on the music part, the stolen part, and the counterfeit part. And no offense intended to anyone named Schmendrick or Bradervelt.
I picked those names out of thin air. Which is what ya’all should be doing right now. Sending some air through a harp. lolol.
> On Aug 28, 2017, at 10:36 AM, Jerry Deall <jdeall at xxxxx> wrote:
> Before I had heard of this issue I bought a few Manji's online which were cheap and came direct from Japan. They took a long time in coming and I could see from the packaging that they may have been held up in customs. Fake, no not by my definition. They are real Suziki harps and not fake and look just like my others. The harps have worked as well as any of my other Manjis.
> That being said I won't buy anymore this way for two reasons.
> 1. I have had Suzuki warranty a harp that lost a reed right away and they were great about it. I support great business '.
> 2. For the same reason I won't play music for free. It hurts the pro musicians that need to make a living by playing. If I play for free it devalues the everyone else's efforts to make a living by playing music.
> Also, I don't know of they have any other issues, such as being counterfeit or stolen. And I do not buy stolen music equipment of any type.
> Jerry Deall
> SPAH Secretary
> -----Original Message-----
> From: robert at xxxxx
> To: harp-l at xxxxx
> Sent: 2017-08-28 5:13:58 AM
> Subject: [Harp-L] Door stop
> Has anyone you know bought a Suzuki harp from an unauthorized seller?
> Did they receive a "doorstop" fake, or a genuine Suzuki harmonica?
> Robert Hale
> Serious Honkage in Arizona
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