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too good to be true?

Postby clemo2k1 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:38 am


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Re: too good to be true?

Postby Chunkers1980 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:42 am

A lot can happen in 8 hours.

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby Giraffoto » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:43 am

Intriguingly, he appears to have nine of them cluttering up his shed, and a laser hair removal system for sale too. I'd hazard a guess it's someone legitimate who's doing a stock clearance, but that's just a guess of course.
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Re: too good to be true?

Postby 1mancity2 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:53 am

Seller has good feedback so I think its worth watching.
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Re: too good to be true?

Postby njee20 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:08 pm

The number of them is suspicious, with generic photos lifted from the 'net. Worth a call to Jungle? He lists an address.

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby clemo2k1 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:13 pm

i would buy one though if there legit

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby cooldad » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:22 pm

100% feedback and pay with Paypal. The worst that happens is you get your money back.
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Re: too good to be true?

Postby Abra » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:25 pm

Looks like hes set to make a pretty penny!
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Re: too good to be true?

Postby goldeneyedmonkey » Tue Jun 19, 2012 13:58 pm

Yeah, you're covered if you buy inside Ebay and pay via PayPal. I've not read the description, but if anything doesn't match expectations then just send it back. You are covered under distance selling reg's (actually not sure as it's an auction) But generally I think you are pretty much covered, so give it a whirl.

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby appy » Tue Jun 19, 2012 15:59 pm

"posted within ten days" thats plenty of time to empty the paypal account and do one...

Id only be paying cash and collecting if i was buying one....

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby mountaingoatimnot » Tue Jun 19, 2012 18:51 pm

Chunkers1980 wrote:A lot can happen in 8 hours.


How true - £126 to £400 in the last 3 hours ;)

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby allthegearnoidea » Tue Jun 19, 2012 19:26 pm

used to be a half decent bike shop in bridgewater, cant remember the name of it though, used to sell a lot on ebay,
would be one of those ideal situations where you'd have a friend that lives in that area to arrange to go and have a look! but been a member for a year on ebay, has 100+ positive feedback and some expensive items in his previous items so possibly a sound seller!!
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Re: too good to be true?

Postby nicklouse » Tue Jun 19, 2012 20:30 pm

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby 1mancity2 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:20 am

nicklouse wrote:Ended at 580


Bargain, if legit.
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Re: too good to be true?

Postby paul.skibum » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:57 am

Agreed - Bargain.
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Re: too good to be true?

Postby sdavies141 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:27 pm

I emailed the guy several times and no response, was interested did bid but when they got passed £500 I could not judtify the risk.

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby milfredo » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:16 am

But there is no risk if using paypal, you will always get you money back even if they clear their account.

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby njee20 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 13:11 pm

Not quite true, you've got a very good chance, but it's far from a guarantee.

The '10 working days' until it's posted I found a bit odd, if it then 'gets lost' in the post you could easily get beyond the time required to start a PayPal debate while they stall.

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby Plyphon » Fri Jun 22, 2012 16:19 pm

I'd have to disagree, PayPal are pretty awesome with customer disputes. I think you'd be alright.

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Re: too good to be true?

Postby appy » Mon Jun 25, 2012 21:44 pm

currently has nothing for sale and hasnt since the 17th i know how this is going to end. He will wait for the money to clear into his account and then bye bye England

I hope nobody on here was stupid enough to buy one


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