Kingofswords.com- Any good?

by Jarrod Guerrero
(Mangilao, Guam, U.S.)

QUESTION: Hi Paul! I got another question for you. This will be my third one. Hope I'm not a bother, just trying to help you build your FAQ's. :-) Anyways, my question is about this one sword website, kingofswords.com. Is it any good? I checked it out and they seem to have very reasonable shipping charges, but though I'm not to sure. Thanks!


ANSWER: Hi Jarrod,

I've never dealt with these guys personally and have mixed reports on their customer service.

I'll leave this one alone to see if anyone else wants to comment...

Best,

- Paul

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King of Swords
by: Johnnyk

Hello Jarrod I have delt with kingofswords before and it took me one month to get my sword and on top of that I tried to email call and everything to get ahold of them and I got no feedback from them. They finaly answered an email and said they had problems with their ware house they said they would ship it asap but when they did ship it, it came in 4 days which is pretty good. But idk if they wiil have the ware house problem again I sure hope not. I would buy from them again... I think I just got unlucky

Hope that helps.john.

its a rip off
by: Anonymous

i have found numerous articles about this site in which they rip people off. they take there money then never send them the items purchased. then they dont respong to emails or phone calls. DONT buy from this site.

hi Jarrod
by: Jen

I bought a katana set form them and all I have recieved after 3 months is nothing except one e-mail after i theartened to cancel the phone number is a joke unless u speak busy signal all in all take your money else where unless you just want a headache.

King of swords riped me and my step son off
by: Trevor

I made order with them for $285.oo dollars back in june 10th 2008. I sent them a money order and they told me they received it,so I thought it was all good and they said my order would not take too long like 6,7 weeks the most, so 8 weeks pass no order nothing in my email from these theives,so I ask whats going on with my order, they say a problem with the supplier and customs ,they are working with all the orders at custem doing 1 box at a time,so I emailed back said how long they said a couple weeks,so again I wait and nothing from them, so again I email them I m loseing patients now, I want my money back. so they said we are so sorry they have my order and its on its way, so I cancelled the refund figureing its coming, now Im waiting for my swords and stars to come. 2 stars show up and nothing else, so Im like , this is bad, I get two five dollar stars wheres the rest,they say sorry we could only send a parcel order and the rest they are still waiting for,Ive hade it with these guys, now with the lies and stuff I felt like a fool ,so I ask them for a refund for the rest that would be $275.00 they say no problem and will get it right away,,Im telling you my word these guys are real crooks because they been saying that since september I will get a refund and they ignore me now, we are in jan 2009 and I feel very depressed and helpless with these people,my step son did a order at the same time with a credit card and he got riped off has well,if theres anyone out there that can help us please email me at kronis420@hotmail.com thanks

Yes, They Still Suck
by: Anonymous

I've also experience trouble with kingofswords.com.

They immediately charged me for a purchase without notifying me of its backorder status.

Then, I cancelled the order after figuring out it wasn't in stock, which I only found out because I bothered asking them about the order status--and even then, they tried working around directly stating it was on backorder by saying it was part of their "fulfillment que."

It all went downhill from there, and I have not yet received my refund.

At the time of this writing, the Better Business Bureau has given kingofswords.com a rating of F.
(http://atlanta.bbb.org/WWWRoot/Report.aspx?site=39&bbb=0443&firm=12001341)

Also, if you google "kingofswords.com," you can immediately find links to dissatisfied reviews on the first page.

King of swords
by: Anonymous

Myself, I got lucky and got a charge back after contacting their web server at abuse@planet.com

It is time that we with complaints contacted http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
international net crime report

and had this site shut down. With the number of complaints against this company why is the FBI not involved? Because they are not getting enough complains. In my opinion they must be hiding money from internal revenue. They do not ship and keep the money so there is probably tax charges here.

DO NOT USE THIS SITE...ITS LIKE THROWING YOUR MONEY AWAY!
by: MARGARET AND CHRISTOPHER COURRIER

THIS IS A TOTAL SCAM...YOU WILL RECIEVE NOTHING,FROM THESE PEOPLE...THEY KEEP YOUR MONEY...AND USE DELAY TACTICS,SUCH AS ITS BORDER TROUBLE,AND WAREHOUSE DELAYS ,ECT...AND THIS WILL GO ON AND ON AND BEFORE YOU KNOW IT ,ITS BEEN 11 MONTHS!YOU CAN REQUEST A REFUND AND THEY WILL ENTERTAIN YOU WITH MORE DELAY TACTICTS AND MORE TIME GOES BY...AND YOU CAN ASK NICELY...THEN THEY SEND YOU MORE BOGUS EMAILS,YET AGAIN WITH MORE STORIES OF DELAY...AND THEN YOU GET DOWN RIGHT FORCEFUL,IN YOUR EMAILS AND THEY WILL NOT RESPOND...AND YOU CAN GO TO THE BBB AND PUT A CASE ON THEM,AND EVEN THEN THEY IGNORE THEM!!!THESE GUYS HAVE BEEN AT IT ALONG TIME,AND NOT MUCH FAZES THEM,HOWEVER...THIS IS A CRIME....AND EVENTUALLY,THEY WILL GET WHATS COMING TOO THEM!!!YA KNOW ITS REALLY TOO BAD,CAUSE I WOULD HAVE KEPT DOING REGULAR BUSINESS WTH THEM....BUT YOU SIMPLY CANT....ANY IDEAS?EMAIL ME MARGARET31970@hotmail.com......thanx for listening

A shared experience
by: Steve K of New York

NO!!!! Don't buy from them. I had ordered three blades from the King of Swords. A $332.40 rip off. I made the mistake of not reporting it to the credit card company from lack of knowledge and better judgement. The Better Business Bureau is doing what they can, but can't seem to contact them at all. This transaction has been going on since September 2008. They sent me e-mails as well after I kept inquiring them about my blades to eventually, I had to request a refund. Well, folks, since December 2, 2008. I am still waiting and out of luck at the moment. No money! Take a lesson from me. They are unethical in their business attitude and practices especially in terms of communications. Buyer Beware!



A shared experience
by: Steve K of New York

NO!!!! Don't buy from them. I had ordered three blades from the King of Swords. A $332.40 rip off. I made the mistake of not reporting it to the credit card company from lack of knowledge and better judgement. The Better Business Bureau is doing what they can, but can't seem to contact them at all. This transaction has been going on since September 2008. They sent me e-mails as well after I kept inquiring them about my blades to eventually, I had to request a refund. Well, folks, since December 2, 2008. I am still waiting and out of luck at the moment. No money! Take a lesson from me. They are unethical in their business attitude and practices especially in terms of communications. Buyer Beware!



Please don't follow in my footsteps...
by: Chris Smith

I ordered a few items from this company. To be completely honest, I thought they were legit and nice when I first saw them, which ultimately led me to "buy" items from them. Well, after many e-mails, all I get are bullcrap replies. I'm requesting cancellation of the order and my money back, but judging from all of the complaints, that won't do me any good. They'll ultimately get the money and I'll ultimately get NOTHING.


Please, don't follow in my footsteps, people. Don't order ANYTHING from this company. Boycott them.

Also report them to as many legitimate sites as possible to prevent further scams.

read my complaint about king of swords?
by: MARGARET

VERY SAD WHAT KING OF SWORDS HAS DONE TO MANY...I CALLED THE B.B.B AND PUT IN A REPORT BUT ULTAMITLY THEY CANT DO MUCH...LIKE GET YOUR MONEY BACK!IN THE PAST I HAVE POSTED MY EMAIL ,INCASE EVERYONE WANTS TO GET TOGETHER AND TRY DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS RIP OFF COMPANY...JUST WHAT IM NOT SURE,BUT 2 HEADS OR 3,4,5...HEADS ARE BETTER THAN ONE....I LOST ALMOST 400.00 FRM THEM ,SO YOU CAN IMAGINE HOW MUCH FREE MONEY THESE GUYS MAKE A YEAR OFF THE INNOCENT COSTOMER....NOT REALLY TO NICE IS IT?IM AT MARGARET21970@HOTMAIL.COM IF ANYONE WANTS TO CONTACT ME AND ASK MY FILL STORY,MAYBE WE CAN COME UP WITH A WAY TO SHUT EM DOWN!!!

Don't go for it.
by: MysteriousMaverick

In the words of the immortal Admiral Ackbar, it's a trap. This site is naught but a scam. I attempted (i.e., failed) to contact them after several weeks of waiting for a simple display sword. It may be a good-looking site, they may proclaim themselves to be legit, but they are not. Don't fall into their trap.

Ordered a few times only complain it...
by: Alex Gregory

Ive ordered 3 times my only complaint is shipping was a little slow one of the three times. However when I emailed them they always answered me the same day.

I give them a 8 out of 10.

Liars, Cheats DO NOT BUY HERE!!!!!!
by: Sean G

My mistake wasn't googling their name before buying. I believe the comment below to be them trying to counteract the TONS of awful reviews and reports to the BBB, FBI and other agencies. Search "Kingofswords scam" you'll see. I ordered a month ago I waited 3 weeks still no update on my order. I emailed them and ONLY THEN did they say:

"We apologize for the extended delay in shipping your order. We had an issue with our supplier getting restocked. The issue has been resolved and we anticipate having your order shipped later in the week. We apologize for the inconvenience and we thank you for your patience."

SUUUURE. So I wait another 10 days and send them another email demanding my money back. They then send me a tracking number that was obviously just them printing a shipping label out so the number would generate. The number doesn't show up on FEDEX.com yet because it wasn't actually mailed yet. Now this shipping label will sit on some guys desk for who knows how long and they can say "we shipped your order" but it's all BS! Buyer beware and STAY AWAY!!!

For refund you pay for shipping and 20% restocking fee
by: Someone who spread the word.

I ordered from them once aimed to have my sword arrive on my bday in October. January came around and I still didn't have it after emailing them back and forth I ended up telling those suckas I was going to order it from someone else and for them to cancel my order and refund my money. I ended up getting it from who ever else I ordered from, came in 3 days. Then guess what showed up a month later, those suckas finally and still sent the sword. I'm like wtf. Emailed them back telling them I cancelled and didn't need two of the same sword give me my money. First the said they would only refund the price of the item and I would have to pay for shipping not only that but I would have to pay a 20% restocking fee. I was like fuck that and hell no. I'm not paying for something you people messed up on I told you i didn't want it long before it got here. They had the audacity to tell me to show them the emails of me telling them I wanted to cancel. I'm like Bitch fine, here. They didn't expect me to still have them because they were over 4 months old, but I did and forward them all to them. They got the nerve to get an attitude and say fine just make sure the box isn't open and send it back. We will give you a full refund.
Lol funny I still have those emails, this all happen in 2007. I guess I keep them as a reminder of how messed up ordering online can be when dealing with snakes. I'm just glad they have finally been shut down.

Unless you don't like money
by: Anonymous

If you've got money to throw away, by all means go buy from them. People have been ripped off left and right from them, I'd suggest avoiding that site all together.

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