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AT Boatyard

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RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« on: October 11, 2011, 06:09:41 pm »

Hi every one. Please be made aware that there is a guy making out he is selling a 1/8th scale Trent Class lifeboat. He is claiming that his grand father built it and that his name was Peter. We bid on this lifeboat and won the item on Sunday. The guy was going to deliver it today, but has given one excuse after another.

He already had our money and wanted us to leave his feedback before we got the item. We became very wary of this. This is not how ebay and paypal work. He is claiming that it is not Ron Patterson's Trent, so here are two links, one from Mayhem showing Ron and his boat (scroll down the page) and one from ebay.

Let me know what you guys think. Pay special attention to the colour of the ropes in the forward hatch and also the stand.
Can we have two people in Britain build very thing identical?

Here are the links Mayhem  http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=8032.msg106970#msg106970

Ebay   http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270832318650
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2011, 06:19:11 pm »

Absolutely the same boat , report this to Ebay/PayPal AND the police this is fraud
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2011, 06:20:03 pm »

Looks dodgy to me!

Be afraid be very afraid!
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2011, 06:29:54 pm »

Time for the Police I feel....the guy has re-listed a boat that has been paid for and to me, looks like Rons boat..... <*< :police:
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2011, 06:31:12 pm »

There cannot be two boats built so identical as that, no way, stay clear and report it.

Jimmy
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2011, 06:34:05 pm »

Absolutely the same boat. Even the table is identical. >>:-(
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2011, 06:45:14 pm »

Definitely same boat, same Ron and same Mrs Ron in the background!

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The long Build

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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2011, 06:47:31 pm »

It does say on the original listing  at the bottom

"Any offer will be accepted. Relisted on behalf of my husband due to delivery problems "

But as others have said ...

Get your claim in quickley with Ebay / paypal.. Notice account only open september 2011...   It could be genuine, these things happen..But.. :police:
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chingdevil

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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2011, 06:48:58 pm »

Same boat no question, report him.

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fatcat123

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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2011, 06:51:01 pm »

not only that,

I remember speaking to Ron and him saying he WOULD NEVER sell it.

Defo the same boat.
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2011, 06:56:21 pm »

look at his feedback sold this boat as a Severn on 3rd October according to pictures on the listing
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2011, 06:59:40 pm »

Am I a bit slow here,
It's obviously the same boat...
Are we saying the boat has been stolen and offered for sale, or the ebayer doesn't have the boat, just the pictures and it  is a complete con?
For sale again and again?
Allegedly
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2011, 07:02:30 pm »

definitely the same pictures attributed to two different listings - one for a 1/12 Severn one set for a 1/8 Trent

Feedback left by the first "buyer" also
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2011, 07:04:14 pm »

on his feedback 8th 12th scale looks same slug
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fatcat123

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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2011, 07:08:10 pm »

Well does anyone have a contact for Ron to find out if it has been stolen? surely, if it had, new pics would have been taken...

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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2011, 07:19:18 pm »

That's definitely Ron's 1/8 Trent and I remember him saying that he'd never sell it, got to be fraud and time for the police. Dave.  >:-o >:-o >:-o
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fatcat123

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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2011, 07:21:39 pm »

listings just been removed!

Heres the sellers info

andrew horsley
356 binns road
old swan
liverpool
Merseyside
l13 1dd
United Kingdom
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tony23

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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2011, 07:25:20 pm »

slow down chaps the guys address is on the listing if you google maps it you will see the house so the address does exist although that's not to say he lives there your better off emailing him and getting a landline phone number to speak to him personally.
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fatcat123

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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2011, 07:28:32 pm »

Doesn't mean its his house though does it.

The listing is wrong from the start... too suspicious.
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AT Boatyard

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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2011, 07:30:36 pm »

You beat us to it fat cat. We have his mobile number if you want it.
Also everything he does, he does it by ebay mobile.
Power to the Mayhemers.

Thankyou for your support guys and girls

regards
Debbie and Alan
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #20 on: October 11, 2011, 07:35:07 pm »

yep, your right he uses his mobile to advertise also if you look at what he's sold and bought it's just cheap tat to build up some feedback  <*< I hope you paid with Paypal or your going to have a hell of a job getting your money back.
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #21 on: October 11, 2011, 07:44:59 pm »

Factoid

The Meccano factory was in Binns road
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2011, 07:45:43 pm »

Assume it already has been reported to ebay though by now?
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #23 on: October 11, 2011, 07:46:07 pm »

That place has been bulldozed ,gone ,not there ,dosent exist .
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Re: RE EBAY LISTING BEWARE IS THIS RON BOAT OR NOT ??????
« Reply #24 on: October 11, 2011, 07:47:19 pm »

That place has been bulldozed ,gone ,not there ,dosent exist .
I did say "was"  :-))
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