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  • GLENN
    ... The first rule on *bay is Buyer Beware The second rule is watch your shipping price & method The third rule is set your price & stick to it. Don t let the
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 1, 2010
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      --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "Alex" <techrepjapan@...> wrote:
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      > Most of us "experianced" buyers and sellers know of that certain auction site. And, we also know that we can sometimes find a good deal... other times, not so. Here is one of those times...
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      > Search for listing #170520492223. I prefer not to post a direct link.
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      > I don't know this seller. He's selling a recent Micro-Trains weathered release at $6.05 over MSRP. These are NOT sold out. So... I sent him this little message...
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      > "Hello, How are you? Okay... I'm curious. Why are you selling this for $6.05 over retail pricing? These are very easy to get for $10.00 less than what you're selling them for. Thanks"
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      > The seller's reply...
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      > "Then you can buy them there, not here. I sell for what I think I can get, 95% of the time, some body does not know pricing, or see's an item he just has to have, or an item that is scarce, Thanks Curious"
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      > Well... at least his reply is honest. But... disappointing.
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      > Folks... please be careful and research before spending your hard-earned $ on our hobby.
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      The first rule on *bay is Buyer Beware
      The second rule is watch your shipping price & method
      The third rule is set your price & stick to it.
      Don't let the excitement of the auction determine the final price.
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