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Offline HarrySmith

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Steve Hilsz, dial repair
« on: February 20, 2011, 10:59:02 AM »
Since nobody has posted here I thought I would start it out on a positive note. Steve has repaired or cleaned lubed and calibrated a bunch of dials for me and has always done an excellent job. He always states the cost is $6.00 per dial plus parts if needed. He has had to replace parts on a few of my dials and still charged the $6.00. He is also a very nice guy!
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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2011, 01:07:30 PM »
Harry:

I can attest to everything you said.  I have always had a positive experience with Steve Hilsz on any and all things I have purchased from him.

-Bill
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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2011, 01:09:25 PM »
Although I have never dealt with him personally, I have heard nothing but good things about Steve from other phone collectors, including another fabulous restorer of phones, Dave Johnson in CT. 

If I ever needed to have a dial fixed, I would send it to Steve without a question.

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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2011, 01:11:23 PM »
Steve Also has a bunch of parts.  Sometimes some obscure part that you think nobody will have, Steve can come up with.  And he has had some nice NOS handsets, ringers and other things from time to time.
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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2011, 01:17:02 PM »
No doubt many of us would have had a a much more difficult time with our telephone projects without the kindness and generosity of Steve.  He has bailed me out a few times.  They don't come any better.

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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2011, 01:40:08 PM »
I can't say enough good things about Steve, he is the King of Dials!! But at $6 a dial, he is prices are outrageous! :o  ....Doug
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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2011, 12:59:37 AM »
Steve is wonderful! I just wish he was in the same town that i'm in! he's really been a great help!  John
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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2011, 02:18:08 PM »
I used Steve for a dial repair several years ago.  Excellent all around.


Since nobody has posted here I thought I would start it out on a positive note. S

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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2011, 02:45:40 PM »
I mailed a 4H dial to Steve not long ago, and I swear he turned it around and had it back in the mail the same day. Good work, too! Can't beat that combo!

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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2011, 08:07:55 PM »
My only experience with Steve was VERY POSITIVE. The gentleman spent just under a half hour with me on the phone to correct a problem with my 233G that started after we changed  over to Uverse.

He was very helpful even though this was my first call to him and a non revenue situation to boot.

It was several days due to work schedule before I could try out his fix. First one did the trick.

I phoned him the next morning to thank him for his help.

When I need a dial refurbed, I will definitely call him.


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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2011, 09:48:10 AM »
dues anyone know if he sells on ebay?? if so, whats his handle??  John
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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2011, 04:00:57 PM »
Steve has a sometimes partner that he occasionally works with on ebay but he does not have his own ID. He does take paypal though. The partners ID is celnout.
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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2011, 04:49:41 PM »
Steve has a sometimes partner that he occasionally works with on ebay but he does not have his own ID. He does take paypal though. The partners ID is celnout.
Harry...really?? I never knew that and know both of them. I thought Steve just sold from his Salvage website. Live and learn. See you can teach an old doug new tricks!!
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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2011, 03:53:38 PM »
Steve told me that himself a few years back when I started dealing with him. I dont know what things they work on together although I would imagine if Steve comes up with a large quantity of something ebay would be the way to move it faster.
 
I have purchased a few things from Cliff after the auctions end, which saves money ;D
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Re: Steve Hilz, dial repair
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2011, 12:09:16 AM »
dues anyone know if he sells on ebay?? if so, whats his handle??  John

Steve is on ebaY though he buys more than he sells.

His handle is jydsk

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