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e-bay fraud?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Mark Wilson, Apr 21, 2005.


  1. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
  2. With 0 feedback, I assume it's fraud...
     
  3. Sutton

    Sutton

    Mar 3, 2005
    Plainwell, MI
    It looks somewhat legit. But the price wont stay anywhere near 89 dollars
     
  4. lowrez

    lowrez no.

    Nov 27, 2004
    New Englandish
    paypal accepted, so I think your risk is minimized?
     
  5. Hmmm...0 feedback and a ridiculously low starting bid. I wouldn't touch it with a 10 foot pole. :rolleyes:
     
  6. Johnny Fila

    Johnny Fila Formerly "The Crusader"

    Nov 21, 2004
    Elmont, NY (near NYC)
    while I don't have 0 feedback, I always start bidding low with a decent reserve. This might be his theory also.
     
  7. Andy Brown

    Andy Brown Supporting Member

    Jul 23, 2004
    Rhode Island
    Founder: Wing Bass
    It doesn't hurt to ask for a pic of the bass with today's newspaper (if they have it), or at least a couple more views.

    It look a lot more legit than most of the scams that use the stock images from the manufacturer.
     
  8. bonscottvocals

    bonscottvocals

    Feb 10, 2005
    Upstate NY
    Yeah, nothing ticks me off more than a little Music123 icon in the corner of a photo. How lame.

    The whole newpaper idea makes me think of a kidnapping. :p