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    dabs.com

    As much as I hate giving BT any money, I must admit I ordered from dabs.com on friday. Was the cheapest price around, and I wasnt needing it in a hurry.

    Options for delivery were 9.99 for next day delivery, to 1.99 for a 3-5 day delivery.

    Chose the 3-5 day delivery, expecting it to arrive some time this week, but lo and behold it turned up the next day, Saturday AM.

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    Dabs are always pretty good at delivery; I've regularly ordered late in the afternoon, specified the 3-5 day delivery and the goods have arrived next day.

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    We use them quite often.

    Ordered a printer from them wednesday last week, bout 2.30ish on the 3-5 day delivery, arrived next day about 11 am

    Definitly recomend them

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    Most of our stuff comes from them, for the same delivery reasons. We also have a good relationship with our account manager, which is always a +1.

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    Was that for home or school? for school I always look at dabs4work.com as the prices are shown ex vat.

    Ben

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    I had a horrible experience with dabs.com and some speakers I ordered for home.
    Turns out they ran out of stock as I ordered it, and they didn't reply to me for about two weeks, when they finally sent the order they sent me some second hand speakers.
    (They had no box, a hole in one of the speakers, and the sub woofer had parts moving around inside of it :S)

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    Mine? Was just for home stuff.

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    I love dabs and use them for most of my stock now.

    I just bought some Axis 216MFD cameras for 230 each as they were open box stock, the retail price is 550

    I have dropped lucky a few times with return stock as there are bargains galore about.

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    Hi,

    I'v always had good exp with Dabs, I know Martin who works there he is a star, he can find anything for you!

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    Just to echo some of the comments above, I've found my account manager there to be a star! Really helpful and provides good pricing.

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    Anyone know if they're about to go under on the consumer side? (dabs.com) Customer service has gone from distinctly mediocre to completely unaccepable in the last few weeks, with most avenues of contact non-responsive.

    Also, Is their live chat function working for anyone? It looks like it's been disabled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete View Post
    Anyone know if they're about to go under on the consumer side? (dabs.com) Customer service has gone from distinctly mediocre to completely unaccepable in the last few weeks, with most avenues of contact non-responsive.

    Also, Is their live chat function working for anyone? It looks like it's been disabled.
    Wouldn't expect so its owned by BT and has been for about 2 or 3 years now so I would be distinctly worried if that was the case as the nation would loose its telephones!!!!

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    Would not go near Dabs again after my experience with a duff DVD drive - their customer support is pratically non-existent along with scan.co.uk.
    Dabs, Sophos & scan.co.uk = crap at everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    Would not go near Dabs again after my experience with a duff DVD drive - their customer support is pratically non-existent along with scan.co.uk.
    Dabs, Sophos & scan.co.uk = crap at everything.
    what about misco or nova ?

    I dont like ebuyer although a lot of ppl recomend them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simcfc73 View Post
    I love dabs and use them for most of my stock now.

    I just bought some Axis 216MFD cameras for 230 each as they were open box stock, the retail price is 550

    I have dropped lucky a few times with return stock as there are bargains galore about.
    I saw those as well! Was an excellent price for 2 Axis megapixel cameras, although don't know if I could have got the funding that quick! Do they work ok?

    We also use dabs as our primary supplier of bits 'n bobs (except printer consumables - too much competition with cheaper prices everywhere).

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