Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Sir Ruff » Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:15 am

space6oy wrote:price isn't necessarily ridiculous, but it could use some more photos instead of the terrible cover of born slippy... :facepalm:


I'd say that's pretty insane pricing. That's the high end for actual Minis, let alone for a racked version, whose insides are not even necessarily Moog. And for the pair, I'd say pricing should be even less than two separately.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Hybrid88 » Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:05 am

It's funny, looking back at the thread title, particularly with vintage stuff it's kind of getting more the norm that the exception to have ridiculous eBay asking prices these days isn't it? :geek:

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by samuraipizzacat29 » Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:53 pm



looks like this fool raids all the yahoo groups and the interweb for editors and patches and sells them on ebay for $15 a pop. grrrrrrrrrrrr

+ it doesn't even sound like he knows or cares what he's doing. "Details CLEARLY state: "I cannot provide tech support." Learn to use YOUR gear!!" so - you're exploiting the masses that don't know what they're doing (that's business I guess) but you're not even willing to help the people you exploit? eh - nevermind - sounds like the model of big business.

I guess this is commonplace these days but it aggravates me so severely to see so much of it.

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Jimmy » Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:41 am

http://webshop.cashconverters.com.au/it ... storeID=82

SP-808 for $599 at Cash Converters. Seems pretty ridiculous when they on ebay very frequently for around $300

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Ned Bouhalassa » Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:05 pm

And what I find annoying and confusing (especially for newbies) is the wild price differences! Right now, there are 2 OB-8 that have gone up for sale on eBay. They both seem to be in similar great shape, have cases, are in the same country, and yet have a 900 dollar difference! :roll:
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by samuraipizzacat29 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:43 pm



:shocked:

f'real yo? now: I know all of this guy's listings are more/less insane, but $6k for a two-voice rack that is basically just two $900 sems? I thought about posting here for the other listing of his that is a single voice SEM with a sort of break-out expansion in a rack unit that he wants $2600 for, but holy lord. I'm pretty sure the boutique rate for a FOVS is around $6000.

I just realized this is branded by studio electronics, but is that really worth $4000?

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by silikon » Thu Sep 15, 2011 4:31 am

This thread should be renamed to "ow, my balls!"

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by space6oy » Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:40 am

$3700 BIN price is ridiculous, and they open the description with, "they come much sweeter than this." :facepalm:


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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by samuraipizzacat29 » Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:21 pm

Hey man, back off. That synth is "investment grade" and "creampuff" :facepalm:

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Sir Nose » Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:07 pm



Wow and there are bids on it. If mine listed here doesn't sell soon, I'll be tempted to cash in on the evilbay.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by space6oy » Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:16 pm

it isn't synth related, but this may take the cake for the most ridiculous ebay listing ever. i found it because of a saved search for a super furry animals record that's impossible to find. they're trying to sell a domain name using the same title, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyndrobwllantysiliogogogochynygofod, which is also the name of a town in wales, for twenty one million dollars. or best offer, of course...


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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by bhrama » Thu Sep 22, 2011 8:51 am


Ha! $4k....

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Post by samuraipizzacat29 » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:21 pm

I got a kick out of this and thought i'd share:

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by tim gueguen » Tue Sep 27, 2011 5:29 am

8 bucks isn't outrageous for that when people cut ads out of mass market magazines and try to sell them for 10 bucks. Especially when you might be able to find the entire magazine at a local used book store for a couple of bucks.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by samuraipizzacat29 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:00 pm

the Ads I actually kind of understand considering they're usually kinda cool memorabillia, have a picture of the synth on it, maybe an interesting artist's sales pitch, or maybe just a silly, outdated statement about the synths capabilities. $8 for a warranty card is just ridic. you gonna frame it and display it?

The ONLY way I can see it is if you knew it was the exact same one that shipped with your "_____-y moog"

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