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Re: eBay madness

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Re: eBay madness

Post by tom_tom_go » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:55 am

The seller has made a profit on this already:

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3442269516

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Re: eBay madness

Post by tom_tom_go » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:46 pm

tom_tom_go wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:55 am
The seller has made a profit on this already:

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3442269516
Mental price!

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Re: eBay madness

Post by FWLR » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:50 am

This person had this up on the 6th Aug, then re-listed until the 20th, the cheeky person had put it up £50……..

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Part-Built-P ... 7675.l2557
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Re: eBay madness

Post by FWLR » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:57 am

Seen this also today at £95.70 plus postage of £14.97 = £110.67 which isn’t that bad, nice looking bridge though

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRIDGE-LGB-A ... 0752.m1982

But at 600mm long it makes mine at just under 1200mm the bargain of the year for me at £20………….And I maybe basis…..I think mine is better………. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: eBay madness

Post by Big Jim » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:31 am

FWLR wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:57 am


But at 600mm long it makes mine at just under 1200mm the bargain of the year for me at £20………….And I maybe basis…..I think mine is better………. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: eBay madness

Post by Big Jim » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:40 am

On the other hand. Some bargains do turn up.
I have just acquired a normally expensive item that was listed incorrectly for a very modest sum.
The sellers were most annoyed but at least they did dispatch it without too much arguing.

I won a myford 7 lathe a few years ago that was complete with an awful lot of accessories. It had been listed as "My Ford Lath" and the starting bid was £100, no one else bidded on it (I only found it by accident as I was looking for an anglepoise lamp and it had one attached and mentioned in the description).
The seller was most put out by the low bid and when I pressed them the reply I got went along the lines of " well we might not be home when you come and get it...."
So I didn't bother.
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Re: eBay madness

Post by FWLR » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:48 am

I would have waited outside their house….£100 for a myford……wow.
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Re: eBay madness

Post by Big Jim » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:13 pm

I was tempted, but it was a few hundred miles away and a would not have put it past them to give it a good belt or stuff a load of swarf in the workings.
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Re: eBay madness

Post by FWLR » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:54 am

They didn’t seem very nice people then Jim….
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Re: eBay madness

Post by Big Jim » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:41 am

If I was to be charitable I would say they were Ill informed and unrealistic about the nature of auctions and disappointed at the outcome. Possibly there was a serious need for a large cash injection, hence the reluctance to go through with the sale.

On the other hand they may have just been a Wally.
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Re: eBay madness

Post by FWLR » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:45 am

:laughing3: :laughing3: :laughing3:
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