I bought a Nikko Stirling Plaatinum Nighteater 8-32x44 from JERALD BLABER KNIFE SHOP in Highstreet in Bellville. I Found the ring that tapers the scope down for the Sun shade loose. I removed it to find that the scopes lens has been tampered with. Someone tried to adjust the focus of the lens and really messed the scope up big time! I wen't back to him the Friday and told him about it. He denied selling me a secondhand scope. According to him the scope was new. He told me to drive all the way through to Somerset west to see if one of their agents can repair the scope. He gave me the number of AFRICAN HUNTING SUPLIES that is the agent for Nikko Stirling. I told him that repair is not an option, because I bought the scope as new and I expect a new scope. He was not going to do anything about it. Ge already have my money and that is it. I asked him about a refund and he told me that only if they refund him, he will refund me.
I eventually resorted to contacting the agents myself and solved the problem myself.
I see this as fraud - selling a secondhand item as new.
I will never do any bussiness with him ever again and strongly advise everybody else to also avoid doing bussiness with him. His bussiness practice is not ethical.
Please read my thread - Brilliant service.