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Alan Cantwell05/06/2011 10:25:20
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whats cheaper, pay the post, or have a weeks holiday there, and pick it up
Phil 905/06/2011 10:29:46
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zero bids? I would not even pay the starting price alone never mind the postage on top
Alan Cantwell05/06/2011 10:34:23
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NO, neither would i, why do they bother? must be these no fee weekends, ebay is getting full of dross, i think it may be a case of folk wont pay the high fees, so they do these freebys, to entice folk to advertise, just to get something on there, i havnt seen anything decent for an age, i look for scale airframes,
Tom T05/06/2011 11:38:02
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Ive sent the seller a message asking if they meant £860 or £8.60. Ill let you know what they say when they reply.
Happy flying
Jump Jet05/06/2011 11:44:58
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I'm sure its an error lol
birdy05/06/2011 11:46:13
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If that's economy postage, then what's next day delivery.
Jump Jet05/06/2011 12:13:00
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Its delivery via private lear Jet hehe
Alan Cantwell05/06/2011 12:48:59
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I sent him a message ages ago, asking if the post price was right, he has not replied.

Edited By Tim Mackey - Administrator on 05/06/2011 13:18:24

Rob Lewis05/06/2011 15:59:28
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There was one i was watching the other week. A 91fs, listed for £93 and £9 postage. I knew it was to steep so added it to my watchlist to see if he relisted it with a lower price. Low and behold he relisted it at £91.99 and £8.95 postage. Made me chuckle, £1.06 cheaper than before.
Steve W-O05/06/2011 16:44:46
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Posted by Jump Jet on 05/06/2011 12:13:00:
Its delivery via private lear Jet hehe
No, Harrier to your door!
Tom T05/06/2011 19:41:48
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I sent him an email and have just got a reply, this is what he said
Dear tinyteddy2011,

Sorry, a mistake in the discription.
Postage is only 8,60 GBP

- bingo_rc
That solves that one. LOL
Happy flying
David Gilder05/06/2011 20:11:59
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What a shock...
It didnt sell!!! Not suprised as seller didnt change the postage details!!!
Funny how a slip on the keyboard can make you laugh!!!
Alan Cantwell05/06/2011 20:39:33
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i have not had a reply to the very same question, strange,
Tom T05/06/2011 21:24:36
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HMM weird LOL im not sure why Alan C?
Happy flying
Alan Cantwell05/06/2011 21:30:12
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probably because he has been asked more than once,
Terence Lynock06/06/2011 21:38:04
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Getting a bit fed up with ebay not doing anything about sellers putting listings in the wrong catagory, just been looking for a new bigger computer desk to replace this one and storage cupboard, found the catagory full of childs toys and all sorts of other junk.
Even if you bother to complain ebay does nothing about it because its usually the untouchable power sellers doing it and they are the ones ebay makes most money out of with every sale.
00129/06/2011 07:30:12
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I have just had my second neutral feedback in 6 years and over 400 transactions.
Buyer commented 'no good,discription' (sic).
The description was accurate.
Basically he/she did not know what they were buying, did not research it nor asked any questions about it.
Will not reply to my emails, will not return the item for a refund.
Ebay will not do anything about it.
The item cost £15 originally, sold for £0.99p.
But, if you put 'as new' in an item header, you will get the listing removed. (I did, 22,000 others didn't.)
Ebay have very strange rules and conditions!
00129/06/2011 19:53:22
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I have just had another email from eBay. They will not under any circumstances remove feedback! (Unless it is defamatory, then you have to go through their process).
So now I know. (Bites tongue).
But it does not seem right.
If anyone wants the buyers ID - send me a PM.

Edited By Richard Bond on 29/06/2011 19:55:11

Pete B - Moderator31/08/2011 13:13:37
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Would this, listed under aeroplanes, be a sitting duck in a dogfight?

Terry Walters31/08/2011 14:19:32
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I think its a replica built for a 'motion' picture?
Maybe its for 'Pan' American Airlines?
Is it built using wood from the Laver Tree?
Does the price include the tissue?
It could be a Cess Pitt Special?
Hope the above gives you something to go on!

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