+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22
Recommended Suppliers Thread, dabs.com in Purchasing and Trading; ...
  1. #1

    RabbieBurns's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    5,527
    Thank Post
    1,339
    Thanked 470 Times in 307 Posts
    Blog Entries
    6
    Rep Power
    200

    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.

    Thumbs up

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    3,157
    Thank Post
    116
    Thanked 529 Times in 452 Posts
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    124
    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.

  3. #3
    Griffo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Wrexham
    Posts
    124
    Thank Post
    26
    Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
    Rep Power
    14
    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

  4. #4

    powdarrmonkey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Alcester, Warwickshire
    Posts
    4,859
    Thank Post
    412
    Thanked 777 Times in 650 Posts
    Rep Power
    182
    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.

  5. #5

    plexer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    13,317
    Thank Post
    681
    Thanked 1,650 Times in 1,471 Posts
    Rep Power
    425
    Was that for home or school? for school I always look at dabs4work.com as the prices are shown ex vat.

    Ben

  6. #6
    Extro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Birmingham, England
    Posts
    6
    Thank Post
    3
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    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)

  7. #7

    RabbieBurns's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    5,527
    Thank Post
    1,339
    Thanked 470 Times in 307 Posts
    Blog Entries
    6
    Rep Power
    200
    Mine? Was just for home stuff.

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    North
    Posts
    1,841
    Thank Post
    25
    Thanked 91 Times in 71 Posts
    Rep Power
    51
    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.

  9. #9
    danrhodes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Wath Upon Dearne
    Posts
    1,513
    Thank Post
    157
    Thanked 181 Times in 150 Posts
    Rep Power
    68
    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!

    D

  10. #10
    str
    str is offline

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Sussex, UK
    Posts
    11
    Thank Post
    1
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Rep Power
    0
    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.

  11. #11


    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    In the server room, with the lead pipe.
    Posts
    4,656
    Thank Post
    276
    Thanked 780 Times in 607 Posts
    Rep Power
    224
    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.

  12. #12

    john's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    10,362
    Thank Post
    1,499
    Thanked 1,053 Times in 922 Posts
    Rep Power
    303
    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!!!!

  13. #13

    mattx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    9,240
    Thank Post
    1,058
    Thanked 1,068 Times in 625 Posts
    Rep Power
    740
    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.

  14. #14

    mac_shinobi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    9,849
    Thank Post
    3,365
    Thanked 1,062 Times in 982 Posts
    Rep Power
    366
    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.

  15. #15
    dgsmith's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Merseyside, England
    Posts
    1,108
    Thank Post
    119
    Thanked 90 Times in 78 Posts
    Rep Power
    36
    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).

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Dabs.com contact
    By SteveB_NI in forum Hardware
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 27th June 2008, 01:00 PM
  2. dabs.com down?
    By RabbieBurns in forum General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 25th June 2008, 05:02 PM
  3. Dabs - HP 2250 + free TFT
    By Simcfc73 in forum Recommended Suppliers
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 1st May 2008, 09:24 AM
  4. Cheap PC at Dabs
    By Simcfc73 in forum Recommended Suppliers
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 5th May 2006, 07:26 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •