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Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by space cowboy, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. space cowboy

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  2. Robb

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    Yup

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    For $300, they can do that all day long. They buy them by the case, so they might pay $150 apiece/case price. Other than that; I don't understand your question . . .
     
  3. RatsoW8

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    Amateurs.

    Apparently you missed the eBay auction for the Flamin' Hot Cheeto that was in a shape that resembled that Gorilla Harambe - That one little Cheeto sold for over $99,000. We are a nation of scammers and imbeciles. Welcome to the future.
     
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    Ebay is for the sellers.. Always was and always will be.
     
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  5. space cowboy

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    You didn't explain how it arrives before you bid...
     
  6. Robb

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    He just accepts the bid and makes you buy.
    There is no bidding; check the link.
     
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    Poor grammar. It should say "Please note before you bid, this item has extended shipping and handling times and will arrive as listed above." That's my take on it.
     
  8. unit_399

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    Exactly right CK
     
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    It's a buy it now listing not an auction.

    Because of the greater than 20 day shipping and handling time, it seems to me this seller doesn't stock them. This is the same for the rest of his listings.

    It sounds as though he buys them from a wholesaler after you buy it from him or he is some other kind of third party seller and that could explain the lengthy shipping time.

    Or maybe it takes time to hire some kids to break into some overseas shipping containers and steal some for his inventory.

    I would look to buy a radio elsewhere.
     
  10. sonoma

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    since he takes so long to get the radio to you I always felt he has a contact in china that ships the radios from there. look at his seller id ( it aint free). he has it worded wierd so it is just one word also.
     
  11. Troubleshooter

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    I agree totally.. Look elsewhere to buy a radio...
     
  12. Grogan

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    I bought a General Lee. From him new in the box with the SRA mic from ranger works perfect after I did the mod and a minor tune. Extended shipping because he travels for his job. He ships on the date he tells you and for the price I paid it could not be beat 159.00 free ship I was not in a hurry. Well worth the wait.
     
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    It's simple really. You just have to use a shipping service that only travels towards the west, this way as it passes through the time zones and crosses the international date line it will be traveling back in time the whole way.(y)
     
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    Dude for real lol haha
     
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    i sold an item on ebay one bider bid low and next bider bid higher how the hell the lower bidder won the auction, something is fishy with ebay.
     

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