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Scam: Most likely not a good buy.

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by JonathanD, Mar 11, 2008.


  1. JonathanD

    JonathanD

    Dec 13, 2006
    Atlanta, GA
  2. SoLongJake

    SoLongJake Supporting Member

    Jul 1, 2007
    Des Moines, Iowa
    From my experiences with ebay, setting the starting bid super low like that will absolutely ignite a bidding war. He does run the risk of having to sell his amp for a very low price, but the gamble is part of the fun.
     
  3. FronTowardEnemy

    FronTowardEnemy It is better to go unnoticed, than to suck

    Sep 19, 2006
    Plainfield Illinois
    -1 with feedback and his "Dont ask stupid questions, like why am I selling it? Steer clear of this joker.
     
  4. anderbass

    anderbass

    Dec 20, 2005
    Phoenix. Az.
    His zero feedback, payment instructions and especially no local pickup is a very bad combination.
    I'm with you Jonathan, this ones got big red flags waving all over it.
     
  5. JonathanD

    JonathanD

    Dec 13, 2006
    Atlanta, GA
    I sent him a message asking for address and phone number. I am also going to report it to ebay, but they will probably not do anything.
    Jonathan
     
  6. hbarcat

    hbarcat Supporting Member

    Aug 24, 2006
    Rochelle, Illinois
    If this "seller" is NOT a complete and total fraud, then I'm f****** Peter Pan. :rolleyes:
     
  7. The -1 is all I need to see. I won't even think about bidding on someone's auction with that feedback rating. Get a real job dude.
     
  8. Gasman

    Gasman Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2007
    South Carolina
    Red flags all over. I never buy from anyone on ebay who doesn't welcome (and respond to )questions, regardless of how "stupid" he/she thinks they are. Let it go.
     
  9. BruceWane

    BruceWane

    Oct 31, 2002
    Houston, TX
    Why would a guy from Del Rio, TX list the dimensions and weight in metric only?
     
  10. bkbirge

    bkbirge

    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
    Scam without a doubt. Either there is no gear or it's stolen goods he's trying to fence.
     
  11. JonathanD

    JonathanD

    Dec 13, 2006
    Atlanta, GA
    Just how it comes from the web site.
    Not trying to say its legit, just saying.
     
  12. Disregarding the -1 feedback, no local pickup, no questions, etc., unless this guy tried selling this before, these photos also look very familiar.

    EDIT: I know this might be against eBay policies and all, but I do not think we should let a fellow bassplayer get ripped off. So, if I remember to do so, I'll just make an over 9000 offer in the last minute.
     
  13. This has got to be a scam.
     
  14. falstro

    falstro Good Bassists Don't Forget Anything

    Add to this a -1 rating!

    I can't believe people are actually bidding on this. :rollno:
     
  15. The people bidding on it are most likely part of the scam :eyebrow:
     
  16. Eminor3rd

    Eminor3rd BLAAAAARRGGHH!!

    Feb 10, 2008
    NYC
    No way man. Never stated that it works, -1 feedback, no local pickup. Just forget about it now. It'll just drive you nuts if you think about it too much.
     
  17. TrooperFarva

    TrooperFarva

    Nov 25, 2004
    New City, NY
    Yeah, that's great stuff. He says not to ask him stupid questions, like if it works, but then he never actually mentions that it works.

    I also like the picture of the amp on it's side. Yeah, I'll bet this amp is in tip-top shape, and was very well taken care of.
     
  18. I've never seen anyone with a negative feedback rating before.
    :eek::rollno:
     
  19. MOTTOB

    MOTTOB

    Jun 30, 2007
    Syracuse
    Endorsing Artist: Air Bass Customs
    The listing has been removed. What amp was he trying to sell?
     
  20. TrooperFarva

    TrooperFarva

    Nov 25, 2004
    New City, NY
    An Orange AD200B
     

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