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Ira Barmash / Tacticalstuff / Best Home and Outdoors Inc.

Discussion in 'Hall of Shame' started by idahoskunk, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. idahoskunk

    idahoskunk Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 10, 2002
    I sent this guy $300.00 dollars to buy a knife on Gun Broker.
    It's now been way over a month and he refuses any contact at all.
    Several other people have had the same experience and I personally am after him for mail fraud.

    If anybody has any info on this guy i would appreciate it.

    Beware if you think of dealing with him!


    User Name: Tacticalstuff
    [email protected]
    Business Name: Best Home and Outdoors Inc.
    Contact Name: Ira Barmash
    Address: 1701 Ave Z
    BROOKLYN, NY 11235
    Daytime Phone #: 718 934 6525
    Evening Phone #: 718 934 6525
    Fax #: 718 934 6525
  2. Grandsuave

    Grandsuave KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 24, 2006
    Same thing happend to me!! I sent Ira a money order for a Microtech and never saw the knife or my money. If I could find him oh the things I would do!:mad: I've also seen some others with the same issues. Hope this Guy goes to jail!!
  3. rosconey


    Dec 18, 2005
    if it went thru the mail call the post office-them dogs can hunt-f @$#%! wont be free long
    i use nothing but snail mail and money orders when i deal with ebay and such-
  4. wolfmann601

    wolfmann601 Gone, but not forgotton. RIP Ira.

    Mar 12, 2001
    It's not THIS Ira:eek: :eek:

    Hope you burn him, he's giving us Ira's a bad name:D
  5. idahoskunk

    idahoskunk Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 10, 2002
  6. cleaner145


    Jan 16, 2004
  7. cleaner145


    Jan 16, 2004
    Back up there....:mad:
  8. zappadragon


    Sep 7, 2006
    here is his info:

    Ira Barmash
    6409 14th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11219-5315
    (718) 232-5939

    Semi Transport
    c/o Barmash
    3090 Voorhies Ave
    Suite 5D
    Brooklyn NY 11235
  9. ratstuph


    Jun 1, 2003
    Did this ever get resolved? I'm asking as Ira has recently been the subject of some scrutiny and he doesn't seem to be taking much responsibility for his misdeeds.
    all da best,
    p.s. In a bizarre thread he started, Ira (writing about himself as if he were a different person) has been misrepresenting himself on KF, claiming he was selling his dad's knives, who he claimed has cancer. :thumbdn:
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2008
  10. Cougar Allen

    Cougar Allen Buccaneer (ret.)

    Oct 9, 1998
    Hauling him off to the Hall of Shame ...
  11. ratstuph


    Jun 1, 2003
    He's going by "Georgetowndad" on KF...
    all da best,
  12. Grandsuave

    Grandsuave KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 24, 2006
    I had talked to someone on the phone a couple of times months after my "deal gone south", and got the dad with cancer story. The "son" said Ira was diagnosed with cancer and that his affairs were out of order. Also that a refund would be issued as soon as they figured it all out, in a "week or so". I still have yet to get my money or a response from him and it has been three years almost.:mad: I know know he is on KF operating as Georgetowndad and I'm signing up over there to go after him again!!!
  13. RNST


    Mar 23, 2006
    Pattieman AKA rainybarrdroop

    on other forums and he is one and the same.
  14. Bill Bond

    Bill Bond

    Jul 2, 2004
    I bought several knives from him under both names and addresses in NY
    before I realized it was all the same person.
    He was very slow to ship and had lousy communications.
    Sounds like I was lucky since everything did show up eventually.

  15. Winston Smith

    Winston Smith

    Sep 7, 2006
    this is why i only deal in USPS money orders. if i get jerked off by some a hole then it's not just theft, it's postal fraud. good luck skunker, if you need someone to hold him while you hit him just let me know.

  16. ratstuph


    Jun 1, 2003
    Ira has recently been identified on a few other forums, from which he had previously been banned, and on eBay going by "twotemplarknights". Be warned!
    all da best,
  17. 1978terrorizer


    Nov 26, 2007
    Ahh figures. I am pretty new to this board but and I recently inquired about a flashlight.I decided on the model i wanted and an ebay auction with the best price. It finalllly shipped today, though the usps website shows no record of it...so I googled the address:
    Semi Transport
    3090 Voorhies Ave.
    Brooklyn, NY
    United States
    The first result for the search is this link to bladeforums.com with negative experiences. I realy hope i didnt get screwed, but I am getting that "feeling". So far its taken a while for the seller a while to ship (ordered on monday,now its thursday), but ill find out soon if it actualy ever shipped at all. Fortunately, however I am within 9 miles of this address. Hopefully, that --ahemm- keeps it from getting "lost" in the mail. Btw for those interested, the ebay username matching that Mailing address is: chiblackhawk. He has 99.6% good feedback, and 490 feedbacks total. I will leave an update when or if i recieve my shipment. Hope this might help someone.
  18. Esav Benyamin

    Esav Benyamin MidniteSuperMod

    Apr 6, 2000
    Pattieman using [email protected] (notice the error in yah(a)oo) was "awaiting confirmation" here for a couple of years. I just banned him.

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