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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    So sorry to hear that you and so many more are "still" having issues with this guy. I'm just really lucky to have gotten reimbursed from him... only after I threatened him with the Federal...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Your quote.. "no bees will be shipped to anyone complaining here" Well, you still have their money... same thing. You are threatening people... not good.
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Listen, don't go through all the channels I did... just go direct to the United States Postal Service... He advertized in the Am Bee Journal and you sent him money which he neither refunded or sent...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Then you really don't need to be in business, sir. And I will make sure these people out here know about your dealings and where they can go to get the help they need to fight back.. This is a FREE...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Sorry to hear that you did not get your refund as he told you he would. If you looked back at the posts, then you know that I went through the BBB of Eastern Tenn with a complaint, then the Federal...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Thank You Beemaster01... I will be contacting the Consumer Protection folks tomorrow to let them know that our case has been resolved. I can't say that I'm sorry for doing what I thought needed to...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I'm dancin'... I'm dancin' Got the mail today and had a check from Long Creek Apiary in it !!! Now, we'll see if the check is good. Holding on to it until Monday before depositing.. calling the...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Back to you... Just called the American Bee Journal and they have re-instated his ad because he had taken care of the people that went to them to complain. I am a new complaint so they are going to...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I'm only an 11 hour drive from his place and my brother said "let's go... seems like a good day for a drive" He was selling 10 frame hives "full of honey" for $150.00... gee, I would take a few of...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    He's already said in the reply from the BBB that he may just do that and that I would get nothing if he does. I'll try to google some things or call the Consumer Protection folks and ask about that.
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I know all about being in business... haven't taken a pay in nearly three years... everything goes back into the business and my customers do come first. We had a bad honey production year, but I...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    After he told me I would get a refund... um... but he said he never told me "when" I would get it. So, after a couple of months, I went to the BBB of N. Tenn and filed a complaint... did little if...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I think you're right.. he needs someone to be answering the phones. Bottom line here is he's claiming to have a cash flow problem that shouldn't be "my" problem, yet he's using my money because he...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I also run a small business and I know your customer comes "first" and satisfied customers are repeat customers. I wonder how many repeat customers Long Creek has. Maybe I should post and ask :)
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    btw, this is actually a law... you cannot cash a check unless the product is on its way. He seems to think he has done nothing wrong there. Using my money and not sending bees or refund is...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I have also filed with the State's Atty General.. and you're right.. a lot of detail. I did this on line and in writting also. We have some Russian stock and I know how well they do, just wanted to...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Well, I've filed with the Consumer Protection Agency there a few weeks ago and haven't heard any more from them. Did get an opportunity to talk to the Pres. of the Russian Honeybee Breeders Assoc...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Not sure how to use the tag to add him to it. I'll have to go down to the Post Office in the morning and see what the Post Master has to say. Thanks for the tip :) I have all the time in the world...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I have contacted the Consumer Protection Agency and have filed a complaint against Long Creek Apiaries and David Winters owner. Would you be willing to file a compalint also? It looks like he's...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I like your quote there! I think I have the number for the Russian Bee Breeders Assoc. Going to be contacting them to see if we can't use them to put some pressure on this guy. Then there's my...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    We do alot of "house calls" and swarm pickups. Contracted with Terminx if they get a call we go out. Have quite a few hives and the ferrals do a dandy job for us. Just wanted to get some Russian...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    You must be one of the lucky ones ! I know the Russian stock is great.. my brother has them and so does my nephew. Long Creek was on Beesourse as a breeder of Russians so that's why I went with...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I'll have to check their website again because I think they are still claiming to be a Russian breeder. Just thought maybe the RBA could put some pressure on this guy.
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Thanks for the info. I've emailed the beekeepers assoc. pres. down there hoping to apply a little pressure, filed a complaint with the Fed Trade Comm, filed a complaint with the BBB, and tomorrow...
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    Dealings with Long Creek Apiaries

    Just wondering if anyone out there has dealt with Long Creek Apiaries in Parrotsville, TN. I'm having a really bad experience with them. He cashed my check and never sent the package bees. Besides...
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