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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by BluMunk » Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:18 pm

http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/FI ... 84996.html


A Fizmo on goodwill's site. "Not tested, as is," but currently going for $700.

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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by synthparts » Mon Jan 14, 2013 1:38 pm

BluMunk wrote:http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/FI ... 84996.html


A Fizmo on goodwill's site. "Not tested, as is," but currently going for $700.
Seems ridiculous someone is willing to pay that much for an "untested" unit with broken parts rolling around inside. :facepalm:
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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by Walter Ego » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:21 pm

BluMunk wrote:http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/FI ... 84996.html


A Fizmo on goodwill's site. "Not tested, as is," but currently going for $700.
That thing's been there for months. It keeps getting reposted. It's either a shill or bad buyers keep bidding...it could have been had for much cheaper, same with the CS-01 that sold a while ago:

It sold for $180 on Dec. 9, then $316 at the beginning of January...I'll bet a Monotron it'll be back up soon enough.

There's also an Akai AX60 (again, not fully tested) but it's already at $250.
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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by plikestechno » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:30 am

Hey Ruff,

Did you get a hold of this? I swear it was up for a millisecond.

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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by Sir Ruff » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:49 am

plikestechno wrote:Hey Ruff,

Did you get a hold of this? I swear it was up for a millisecond.

Ack, no!!! Murphy's (or sod's) law that in my endless search I would miss the one that happens to come up BIN :evil:
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cheaters?

Post by philip » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:49 am




Fakes???

Earlier from different accounts I saw Jupiters 8 and CS80 with 2000$ "Buy it now" price. I wrote a letter to a vendor, he suggested me to pay somehow directly via bank, but not via paypal.

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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by Z » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:55 am

Those are scams from hacked/phished accounts. Any time you see an AUCTION with something in the description to stating "Do Not Bid" or "Buy It Now" at a given email address, it's a scam.

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Post by walkathon » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:56 am

philip wrote:


Fakes???

Earlier from different accounts I saw Jupiters 8 and CS80 with 2000$ "Buy it now" price. I wrote a letter to a vendor, he suggested me to pay somehow directly via bank, but not via paypal.
Absolute fakes, they'll be down probably by the time this has been read. This is the same scammer(s) that endlessly target the synth section on eBay, and make perusing the category nigh impossible at times. They post in very obvious patterns, shameful that eBay hasn't caught these aholes by now, because they're clearly stealing passwords from people, etc.

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Post by philip » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:59 am

thought so..

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Post by plikestechno » Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:21 am

Ebay doesn't do anything to stop them because I think they make a lot of money off the listing fees. And if someone does paypal one of those email addresses then they get paypal fees from it.

It's not just in synths. Every expensive genre of items has those ads in it. I remember about 10 years ago when I was new to Ebay I saw a Krell CD player (back in my dumb audiophile days) for 750 bucks. I was ready to buy it but then I emailed a whole bunch of questions about it, asking if I could see more pictures and they never got back to me so I didn't buy it.

But same type of scam, stolen ID, stolen ad, copy/pasted message and that was 10 years ago. I bet you people still get caught in these and kijiji/craigslist scams all the time. Very sad.
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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by Psy_Free » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:39 pm

plikestechno wrote:Ebay doesn't do anything to stop them because I think they make a lot of money off the listing fees. And if someone does paypal one of those email addresses then they get paypal fees from it.

It's not just in synths. Every expensive genre of items has those ads in it. I remember about 10 years ago when I was new to Ebay I saw a Krell CD player (back in my dumb audiophile days) for 750 bucks. I was ready to buy it but then I emailed a whole bunch of questions about it, asking if I could see more pictures and they never got back to me so I didn't buy it.

But same type of scam, stolen ID, stolen ad, copy/pasted message and that was 10 years ago. I bet you people still get caught in these and kijiji/craigslist scams all the time. Very sad.
Ebay doesn't do anything to stop them because Ebay do not police auctions. They rely on punters to report the dodgy items & will then remove them. These scams have been going for years. Never buy an item which requires contact & payment outside of Ebay/Paypal.
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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by rob_lee » Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:38 pm

EMU VINTAGE PRO MODULE no bids

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/EMU-VINTAGE-P ... 416ff2b2e2

I have one of these they're very nice indeed.

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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by space6oy » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:29 pm

rob_lee wrote:EMU VINTAGE PRO MODULE no bids



I have one of these they're very nice indeed.

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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by analoglsd » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:03 pm






So the 5 voice is inherently interesting, and the single SEM module has obviously had a checkered past having been involved in slavery(see the switch in the pic) and an EMU modular.
What I find almost as interesting is the fact that with over 12 hours left on the auction, they've each been bid up to prices that I thought were reserved for working gear.
Granted, the pics of the insides look pretty clean, but wow.

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Re: POST ANY INTERESTING EBAY / CRAIGSLIST LISTINGS HERE!!!

Post by walkathon » Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:16 pm



Standard Roland MBD-1, but was wondering if anyone can verify the "This module was recalled/ banned for sampling John Bonham or something like that" claim.

BTW, A-LSD, I think part of the Oberheim feeding frenzy stems from the LOW starting bid price, as well as that it definitely feels like these were found at an estate sale (lucky git!), so some sort of hazy, mortal attainable / jealously-laced aura suddenly gets attached ... er, if any of that makes sense. :roll:

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