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Ridiculously cheap Carbon Copy on eBay...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by dannybuoy, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    This must be too good to be true:


    $9 for a brand new MXR Carbon Copy! I emailed him and he said it would be $15 for shipping to the UK. Now I know this price is ridiculous, but if I buy it shouldn't it all be legally binding and I'll be covered by Paypal buyer protection if it turns out not to be legit or he put the wrong price up or whatever? :p
  2. Silver Hammer

    Silver Hammer

    Aug 17, 2006
    The shipping is $120....
  3. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    Hmm.... I don't see that, probably because I'm in the UK. It just says 'Shipping: To United Kingdom -- Not specified'. So I emailed him through eBay and he quoted me $15...
  4. Lol 120.00 for shipping.

    I will punch this guy in the face.
  5. Silver Hammer

    Silver Hammer

    Aug 17, 2006
    I messaged him asking him if he was trying to scam people.
  6. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    It's still the cheapest price on the bay though even though he's using the ol' snare-em-in-with-the-cheap-price-and-rape-them-with-the-shipping-charges trick! He has some good feedback and nobody else is doing them as low as $127 delivered.
  7. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    The only people he's trying to scam are Ebay. A seller doesn't have to pay fees on the shipping cost, only the actual bid amount. What he's too dumb to realize is Ebay caught on to that scam years ago, and have put policies in place expressly forbidding that.
  8. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    Well I've bitten the bullet and ordered it - $135 delivered to the UK = about £94. :ninja:

    I've tried to order one from 2 UK shops lately (for around £128) who both really pissed me off as they didn't actually have it in stock, which I only managed to find out AFTER I placed the order, waited a few days then chased them up and subsequently cancelled the order. That would be iMuso and Soundslive! :spit:
  9. whoatherechunk


    Apr 4, 2008
    Bongo to the rescue!
  10. RobertPaulson


    Dec 11, 2008
    Des Moines
    people just do that because they pay a percentage of the item price and not the shipping price to ebay.

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