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ken anderson.25/10/2016 10:50:08
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probably a lot to do with Brexit.... kulou

ken Anderson...ne...1 ...financial cramp dept.

David Molineux25/10/2016 11:01:30
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Blimey, I thought it was unbelievable before I saw the Hobby King link. Now I think it's almost criminal. Says he's sold 26 of them though!

Dave

jonryan25/10/2016 11:10:34
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Yeah. I've sent them a message asking if this is just a posting error. If they don't reply, we should go national. Some poor sods are getting ripped off, and I DO NOT want that sort of thing associated with our hobby.

I would get in touch with E Bay, but it would be quicker to clean the Augean Stables

Peter Miller25/10/2016 11:21:48
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He SAYS he has sold 26. Just goes to prove that all of the Monkeys ain't in the zoo!

jonryan25/10/2016 11:28:26
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I saw that. Going through their catalogue, most prices seem OK, though the odd one sticks out - a 27mz tranny for £166, for instance

Geoff Sleath25/10/2016 11:58:51
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It's not so bad - it's free postage devil

Geoff

Michael Black25/10/2016 13:03:10
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If you look at the history of what he has sold the go for £59.99. They put them up at the higher price when they have run out to save ending the add.

Mick

Geoff Sleath25/10/2016 15:52:16
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To be fair, Michael, I think you may be right. There's lots of stuff on their site at reasonable prices, like spares, batteries, receivers etc for WLToys stuff such as the V911 helis.

I just wish they'd remove the advert rather than employ the 'set a ridiculous price' technique to stop people buying. Some ignorant (to RC model prices) people may be fooled and cough up. I wonder if they'd return the money?

Geoff

will -028/10/2016 20:37:00
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I wonder if this chap'd like to buy my midcentury biplane too.

Then he'd have a matching pair.

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John Privett28/10/2016 20:44:53
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Posted by Geoff Sleath on 25/10/2016 15:52:16:

I just wish they'd remove the advert rather than employ the 'set a ridiculous price' technique to stop people buying.

I think you can blame eBay for that. I'm not certain of the exact details, but I'm told eBay's fees are lower if you place an ad and then edit it (make the price ridiculously high) when you're out of stock and then re-edit the price when you get more stock again.

Peter Miller28/10/2016 21:35:00
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Posted by will -0 on 28/10/2016 20:37:00:

I wonder if this chap'd like to buy my midcentury biplane too.

Then he'd have a matching pair.

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Looks like a Flair kit with a four stroke up front. Worth about half the price if you are lucky.

will -028/10/2016 22:24:19
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yeah, I reckon about £100. Or I'd be delighted to get that for my one!

kevin b05/11/2016 14:55:09
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Genuine e-bay "attic find". I'm fact, it's still in the attic ! laugh

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Obviously this one came from the "Dove from above". laugh

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Has anyone noticed it's that time of year again. E-bay prices have suddenly shot up. Wonder if they're linked to HK ? wink

Geoff Sleath05/11/2016 15:22:25
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I'm always suspicious if they can't be bothered to get them out of storage and photograph them properly. I'm not exactly sure what he is selling.

I like the 'Vic' Reeves sixth scale Spitfire parts. If they're all there then I wouldn't think £50 was out of the way. Not sure if there's a drawing, though. Funny that the seller didn't actually read the name on the packs.

Geoff

mightypeesh09/11/2016 10:51:35
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Some great Hi-tec HS300 servos here......... well some bits of them anyway! laugh

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Bob Cotsford09/11/2016 11:53:33
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No collection - too embarrassed to take money from someone in person?

kevin b17/11/2016 20:31:18
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No thank you !

Peter Miller17/11/2016 20:39:44
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Well, if you don't ask you dont get...and he probably won't

As someone I know recently said, if a fool is big enought to ask an exhorbitangt price there may be another willing to pay it.

scott finnie20/11/2016 01:46:17
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Wow! To have the cheek to try say this still works

finehttp://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/rc-helicopter-6ch-/172406989744?_trkparms=aid%253D222007%2526algo%253DSIC.MBE%2526ao%253D1%2526asc%253D20150519202351%2526meid%253Da49b14b42d354e4da77b9d258ca3c23b%2526pid%253D100408%2526rk%253D12%2526rkt%253D25%2526sd%253D232139939665&_trksid=p2056116.c100408.m2460
scott finnie20/11/2016 01:46:48
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Oops sorry that didn't work

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