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#1 Ron Flex

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 10:48 AM

I sent in a lens for a look over and repair estimate over a month ago to Les Boscher. He has not responded to my emails in over a month now and never answers his phone which I have been ringing everyday.

Has he gone somewhere? I thought he was supposed to be one of the best but at the moment he seems very slow and unprofessional.
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#2 Tom Hepburn

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 01:02 PM

Hey Ron,

I'm not sure. I emailed him over a year ago and never heard back. Hopefully he didn't get it.
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#3 Saul Rodgar

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 03:12 PM

You are sure you are calling the right number and sending emails to the right email address, right? Never hurts to double check; since you misspelled his name on the title, one has to wonder.

He has always promptly returned my emails. I would imagine there is something seriously amiss for him to drop out like that, as he is indeed one of the best camera techs on the English shores.

I would keep trying, in the hopes that what ever it is going on resolves itself and things get figured out.

www.LesBosher.co.uk
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#4 Kip Kubin

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 03:19 PM

Bought an adapter a week ago from him/his company.

All went smoothly. He responded to each email within a day and shipped promptly once my money was in his account.
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#5 andres victorero

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 03:24 PM

I emailed him one week ago and he replied the next day.
I purchased some adapters and he made me a bolex S16 conversion and all works smooth and gently. Maybe he has some problems with your email.

Edited by andres victorero, 03 January 2009 - 03:25 PM.

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#6 Robert Houllahan

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 03:54 PM

I sent him a Zoom lens more than three years ago for a simple mount conversion. Emailed back and forth and spoke with him on the phone many times. Never got the conversion or the lens back.

???

Others seem to have good luck with him, strange.

-Rob-
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#7 Tom Hepburn

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 07:04 PM

I was just going to add that with spam, spam protection, white lists, black lists, email filters, etc., email isn't a 100% dependable form of communication.

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#8 Kristian Schumacher

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 08:38 PM

I have had a very positive experience with Les Bosher, proffessional and prompt. Hope it is just a communication problem between the two of you. I did have some trouble getting hold of him by e-mail, but talked on the phone a few times and found him very reasonable and helpful. He did a great camera conversion for me.

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#9 Ian Cooper

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 05:31 AM

Like others are saying: I've conversed by email with Les Bosher a couple of times. Usually he has responded the same day. He was prompt about collimating some lenses for me prior to Christmas. In fact I phoned and spoke to him yesterday - seems a friendly chap.
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