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

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

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:39 am

space6oy wrote:there has been a ton of $0.99 scam auctions the past few days. they all get shot down, just hope nobody gets ripped off outside ebay while they're still up.

edit: heh, that's different though, j**ka** trying to sell photos of a synth. most of them are fake listings asking for email contact outside ebay.
Nah, I see what he did there- "You are bidding on the PHOTOS of Roland System 100 Modules 101 and 102. If youre interested in the synthesizer contact 07522072501"

He's using it as an advertisement to sell the actual synth outside eBay. Whether or not it's a scam, he's saving the ending fees.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Sir Ruff » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:45 pm

Actually made me guffaw...

OB-SX for sale on VSE
Do you even post on vse bro?

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

Post by fh991586 » Sun Apr 14, 2013 2:42 pm

sequentialsoftshock wrote:Nah, I see what he did there- "You are bidding on the PHOTOS of Roland System 100 Modules 101 and 102. If youre interested in the synthesizer contact 07522072501"

He's using it as an advertisement to sell the actual synth outside eBay. Whether or not it's a scam, he's saving the ending fees.
Definately a scam, because those seller usually show up selling many high end synths at the same time; how likely someone would be selling 2 mint Jupiter 8, a System 100 and other stuff at the same time (scammers never try to sell only one at the time, stupidly)? The buyer would have no help from eBay if he proceeds with the sale, thus a clever way to rip off people.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by space6oy » Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:29 pm

thought this was going to be a good deal, $100 for a MOFX, then saw that the j**ka** is charging $48 for shipping.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Allthesound » Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:42 pm

Really? Great synth but gimme a break.

Give me ambiguity or give me something else.

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

Post by Bitexion » Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:50 pm

philip wrote:

I have to warn you fox, this synth is not in working condition. I know his previous owner, actually he sold it for 2000$ as a not working
Well it's just electronics, not like it's unfixable. Maybe the new owner fixed it up and resells it again.

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

Post by gslug » Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:33 pm

fh991586 wrote:
sequentialsoftshock wrote:Nah, I see what he did there- "You are bidding on the PHOTOS of Roland System 100 Modules 101 and 102. If youre interested in the synthesizer contact 07522072501"

He's using it as an advertisement to sell the actual synth outside eBay. Whether or not it's a scam, he's saving the ending fees.
Definately a scam, because those seller usually show up selling many high end synths at the same time; how likely someone would be selling 2 mint Jupiter 8, a System 100 and other stuff at the same time (scammers never try to sell only one at the time, stupidly)? The buyer would have no help from eBay if he proceeds with the sale, thus a clever way to rip off people.
...and people are bidding on it - it is $783.87 with 5 days to go.

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

Post by Z » Wed Apr 17, 2013 2:26 am

Pfft...
MINT CONDITION. (NOTE: There are a few minor scratch marks on the top )
Then it AIN't MINT, fool...

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

Post by ppg_wavecomputer » Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:58 am

fh991586 wrote:Yamaha CS60 for $4200!?!
http://montreal.fr.craigslist.ca/msg/3683486093.html
Prices for any of the early CS polysynths have gone berzerk. Mental. Absolutely apeshit.

At 4,200 US$ I´d really have second thoughts about cannibalising a CS60 for spares...

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

Post by Z » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:24 am

You can buy an OB-X for what this guy is asking for an OB-SX

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

Post by synthparts » Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:31 am

Z wrote:You can buy an OB-X for what this guy is asking for an OB-SX
Same guy was trying to sell it on here for $5500. :shock: I bought 2 working 6-voice OB-SXs for under $1000 on ebay within the last year...
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

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Post by tim gueguen » Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:19 am

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