This is exact way this user wrote their experience. He hopes that "others will check first before entering into a dodgy deal with MT (Musicthingz)"
Paid by VISA through the MT website for an Akai Headrush Loop Pedal, $399.00
One week later, no communication from MT, reply to email was 'order being couriered out next week'...
Then further replies -
23/2 'This will be couriered out to you by mid next week or I'll do the refund immediately'
12/3 'If you are previous customer of Musicthingz and have not yet received your order we apologise for the delay - last week's shipment had to be delayed due to circumstances out of our control - your order (if unsent) is in transit to us now and all orders are being couriered out later this week. -Andrew'
13/3 'You paid by bank deposit? Can you let me know when this payment was made I'm having trouble finding anything under your name -Andrew
16/3 'Your refund is being processed today'. -Andrew
23/3 Payment refunded - seven weeks after payment
I feel lucky to have reached this point, you will note from the above, that Andrew's 'immediately' means one month, and several legal threats later- I have sent many emails to Andrew, the ones that appeared to have some effect were titled 'URGENT, LEGAL ACTION PENDING