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Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« on: August 19, 2018, 12:08:34 AM »


Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?

... deleted all the old stuff....!   :-)
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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2018, 04:37:46 PM »


this guy really is in a world of his own, if he thinks two incomplete wrecks are going to fetch at least £5000.00p


and he isn't joking...a friend asked what offer he would take, expecting an answer of a few hundred, and I believe the answer came back as something close to the £5 K...…..


a dreamer or insane, lol.




https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Model-boats-old-vintage-scale-models/183511169082?hash=item2aba1e383a:g:PoAAAOSwLXNbri~m:rk:3:pf:1&frcectupt=true
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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2018, 06:34:36 PM »

Has been for sale twice before at £5k as they have been on ebay since 2008 you would think they would no better..  Never know, might sell !!

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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2018, 07:19:25 PM »

this guy really is in a world of his own, if he thinks two incomplete wrecks are going to fetch at least £5000.00p

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Model-boats-old-vintage-scale-models/183511169082?hash=item2aba1e383a:g:PoAAAOSwLXNbri~m:rk:3:pf:1&frcectupt=true

.... Gold nails?!  %)
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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2018, 08:37:00 PM »

He's nuts I wouldn't give him £50 (Well maybe for both )      I like the Royal Navy ARMY destroyer. When did the pongos have big ships?


























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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2018, 11:04:58 PM »

Hi it's John V it's a good bit of fire wood .About £3 pound worth at a push
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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2018, 10:36:16 PM »


Ebay
: Dickie R/C Harbour Boat 3 Channel New & Boxed (Rare)

                                       £500  :o

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dickie-R-C-Harbour-Boat-3-Channel-New-Boxed-Rare/312309904528?hash=item48b71ef490:g:kBwAAOSwmBhb5b68:rk:45:pf:0

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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2018, 10:20:48 AM »

what makes that tug 'rare'? The model itself or the fact it’s rare to find one still in the box?


EBay is a useful tool if you know what you’re doing, but it does have its fair share of idiots and profit hogs...
I had a look at a few items on eBay and when I think of the junk in my garage I'm sitting on a fortune!


I've got loads of old Mabuchi/Johnson motors....if I invested in some Matt black paint...
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/bait-boat-motor-/323420893299
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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2018, 12:53:58 PM »

but it does have its fair share of idiots



you are certainly right...……


bearing in mind that I didn't expect to sell this little rib for the £900 that I was asking I have had a couple of bids of 600 and 650.....but neither wanted to come to the frozen north to collect, and I refuse to post it after the hard work I put in to restore it...….



but this guy really shows his mind set...…..you gotta laugh...……..and then ebay sanction me for sending him a message  for saying "LOL" SAYING I WAS BULLYING HIM...……...you gotta laugh at these deranged people, {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) 




why do they actually waste their time submitting such farcical bids.the mind boggles!!! %% %% %%
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« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2018, 02:46:30 PM »

Hi. I have only had one experience with ebay contacting me, they are crazy to say the least.  There was a picture of half a dozen boats for sale and a starting price.  I contacted the seller and asked what was for sale an item, not specified, or the whole lot.
I got a message from ebay threatening to disbar me for a month!
I got them to apologise in the end.
Beggars belief!
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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2018, 03:26:44 PM »

A few months back I was selling some unused model aircraft kits and I didn’t know that eBay now put a button for ‘offer’ on most bidding adverts. I was offered a relatively decent amount for one kit but when I looked further into the bidder I discovered that they were in Australia and wanted the same postage I had put down on the original advert- £2.80 second class post via Royal Mail- I rightly refused the offer due to the postage would be higher and his offer was £7.50 below my starting bid. Cheeky I thought that he offered that much below my starting bid and wanted the same postage, a few hours later I had another one from a different bidder asking if I’d accept a much lower offer, I hate this method of bidding/offers as it starts taking up your time to consider and counter offer which often leads no where!
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« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2018, 03:51:42 PM »

A few months back I was selling some unused model aircraft kits and I didn’t know that eBay now put a button for ‘offer’ on most bidding adverts. I was offered a relatively decent amount for one kit but when I looked further into the bidder I discovered that they were in Australia and wanted the same postage I had put down on the original advert- £2.80 second class post via Royal Mail- I rightly refused the offer due to the postage would be higher and his offer was £7.50 below my starting bid. Cheeky I thought that he offered that much below my starting bid and wanted the same postage, a few hours later I had another one from a different bidder asking if I’d accept a much lower offer, I hate this method of bidding/offers as it starts taking up your time to consider and counter offer which often leads no where!


You can actually set a value below which offers will be automatically rejected.


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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2018, 04:28:28 PM »


You can actually set a value below which offers will be automatically rejected.


Barrie



That is what I have done Barrie, but who in their right mind offers a quid and then ups it 25p each time on a model you have set a high value on.........defies the laws of logic really,
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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2018, 04:34:31 PM »


You can actually set a value below which offers will be automatically rejected.


Barrie






Thanks Barrie, I will do that next time  :-))
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Re: Stuff on Ebay.... Perhaps not such a bargain...?
« Reply #14 on: December 04, 2018, 06:00:44 PM »

A few months back I was selling some unused model aircraft kits and I didn’t know that eBay now put a button for ‘offer’ on most bidding adverts. I was offered a relatively decent amount for one kit but when I looked further into the bidder I discovered that they were in Australia and wanted the same postage I had put down on the original advert- £2.80 second class post via Royal Mail- I rightly refused the offer due to the postage would be higher and his offer was £7.50 below my starting bid. Cheeky I thought that he offered that much below my starting bid and wanted the same postage, a few hours later I had another one from a different bidder asking if I’d accept a much lower offer, I hate this method of bidding/offers as it starts taking up your time to consider and counter offer which often leads no where!



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