Joined Nov 2007
UAV Objects ( uavobjects.com ) interrogations?
I recently purchased a Trooper Q700 from RCTimer and while there, I noticed they had a U.S. Distributer ( uavobjects.com ) and thought I would check them out. their prices on some things were lower so on April 19th. I created an account. The propellers I needed were cheaper at the U.S. warehouse and the 433Mhz transmitter module I was thinking about getting was too. I noticed that they offer free priority shipping on orders over $100 but the propellers I wanted were not in stock so I thought I would wait until they were back in stock to place my big order and get the free priority shipping.
The next day ( April 20th. ), I came into work and checked my e-mail and noticed my account at uavobjects.com was denied. I work overseas and many times the I.P. addresses from the computers I use put up red flags to businesses and other online merchants. To me it's like electronic segregation, It shouldn't matter where I am to accept me as a customer but I am used to it and thought that was the issue in this case.
I sent a reply to the account denial e-mail stating that I guess they don't support veterans working overseas and that the server I used actually had a California I.P. address. I thought O.K., If it wasn't an I.P. address issue then why was my account denied?. I get a reply stating it was suspicious to open an account and not place an order, Then to verify I am overseas by asking me to give him my MOS ( Military Occupational Specialty ) and unit I work for, Really?, I have to pass the interrogation to have an account with uavobjects.com ?.
When I was in the Army, I was a 96U ( Shadow 200, UAV Operator ) and when I got out, I became a UAV Operator on the Hunter M-Q5B. I have spent nearly 8 years of my life since my first deployment in Aug. 2005 overseas. I have been in the hobby of flying model aircraft for over 20 years and this is the first time I have ever been interrogated by a merchant.
Listed below are all the e-mails, To and from Kendall Wells at uavobjects.com.
|Category||Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Discussion||UAV Objects/Kendall||theIrish1||Vendor Talk||17||Apr 23, 2015 05:18 PM|
|Discussion||UAVobjects.com Amazing prices and free shipping||Koo||Hot Online Deals||74||Sep 09, 2014 05:32 PM|
|Video||Unidentified Flying Object filmed in Poland. Could this be UAV?||1Digit||General Aviation||1||Aug 08, 2014 07:12 PM|
|Careful!||UAV Objects at it again!||Genetics101||Vendor Talk||0||Jul 06, 2014 08:02 AM|
|Discussion||UAVobjects.com. Just curious what you all think?||evildean||Multirotor Talk||19||Jun 28, 2013 11:44 PM|