Sellers on Ebay who DO NOT own the guitars they sell

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  1. villager

    villager Senior Member

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    if you have over 2000 guitars listed I think its fair to say you dont own the majority...
     
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  2. longfxukxnhair

    longfxukxnhair Senior Member

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    I dont have a problem with sellers making money this way. I do wish they would clearly state that the guitar is not in their possession.
     
  3. El Greco

    El Greco Senior Member

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    Batfuk is OK! I bought my Edwards from him, reasonable price, plenty of photos, fast shipping etc! That was 3 years ago and since then, I always check his stock for something interesting!
     
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    Thomas/Sweden Senior Member

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    " A guitar hoarder and frequent parlor visitor meticulously scrutinize the sellers and the seller of the girls" - Thomas.
     
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    J-Dizzle Senior Member

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    really surprised to see batfuk on that list.

    then again if he is "pre-selling" it would explain how he was able to push the likes of Chingo123 out of business and have others like Tokyowax shift their focus to keyboards rather than guitars.
     
  6. villager

    villager Senior Member

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    looking at his stuff I dont think he is reselling..
     
  7. Dino Velvet

    Dino Velvet Senior Member

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    I always get a kick out of the Jap flippers. They take dumpster prizes from Yahoo Japan , double the price and put it on eBay . Then it sits there forever. I guess they figure the round eyes are too stupid to figure out how to get them from Yahoo Japan.
     
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    If we are talking about the same "Warpdrive Music / Cream City Music". Warpdrive is a real brick and mortar shop located in Wisconsin that has a huge selection and is reputed to have excellent service. I am familiar with someone who frequents another guitar site and is a big customer of Warpdrive/Cream City and has nothing but praise for them.
     
  9. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Warpdrive is NOT on the list :wave:


    • tmg-jp
    • solanokanata
    • catchthewavejapan
    • nin-japan-net
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    • superpricejapan
    • ryoyaaa98
     
  10. villager

    villager Senior Member

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    dont think batfuk is either, a good clue is that the background and styles of all the guitar pics are different...
     
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  11. Lesterdelphia

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    Sorry, was responding to Villager's post who mentioned "Warpdrive".
    Stuff like this is very helpful to potential buyers.
     
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  12. villager

    villager Senior Member

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    tricraft-guitars
     
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  13. 21stcsm

    21stcsm Senior Member

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    For what it's worth some of these eBay sellers who are selling guitars not their own actually have utility to some respect in seeking out good guitar deals

    If you can figure out through background or whatever where the guitar actually is in many cases these guitars that they are marking up may represent good value if you can buy them from the source

    The guy that I reported to reverb and that reverb corrected and no longer does it actually was advertising guitar that I recognized the background from Guitar Planet and I ended up considering buying it because it was such a good deal at the original price

    Silver lining FTW

    I also think it would be pretty funny if a whole bunch of people got together and kept inundating them with lowball offers at exactly the price the guitar was selling for from the original vendor
     
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  14. itbites

    itbites Junior Member

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    I think you can add japanheart to this list he is selling an Edwards Les Paul E-LP-135ALS / RE at over twice the original price and showing the same pictures as the original on Digimart
     
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  15. longfxukxnhair

    longfxukxnhair Senior Member

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    Japanheart is selling a green sparkle Edwards for $786. I found the same guitar with the same pictures being sold at Digimart for about $450.00. I decided to email Japanheart thru Ebay and ask him why he is selling guitars that he does not own. Below is his response.

    Thank you for visiting our store
    and thank you for your message!

    We are selling out of Japan and the Japan.
    Among them, there are also items that Japan of the cellar with each other to sell shares.

    For example,
    This item
    Wonderful Fender USA Custom Shop All Rosewood Telecaster Electric Guitar | eBay
    Japanese sales page
    Fender Custom Shop All Rosewood Telecaster???????????ITM0812310?J????????Fender?

    This item
    1993 Gibson Les Paul Standard Cherry Sunburst Electric Guitar w OHSC 711106011035 | eBay
    Japanese sales page
    Gibson ???? 50s Les Paul Standard Plus Heritage Cherry Sunburst ???????????????????ITM0801046?J????????Gibson?

    This item
    Fernandes Limited Edition St Car R
    Japanese sales page
    FERNANDES Limited Edition ST CAR/R

    This item
    Fernandes St 80BG Red w Soft Case Free Shipping from Japan Right Hand U816 | eBay
    Japanese sales page
    FERNANDES ???? ST-80GB RED ???????????????????ITM0757657?J????????FERNANDES?

    in this way.
    Besides there are many cellar.
    These products are sold by more than one seller.
    Is the share of the sale items.


    This is helping the Japanese cellar.
    The Great East Japan Earthquake and Kumamoto earthquake Do you know?

    It is one of the means for the reconstruction.

    Thank you for your understanding.
     
  16. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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  17. longfxukxnhair

    longfxukxnhair Senior Member

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    Im really confused by Japanhearts reply. Are they trying to rebuild Japan by selling guitars they dont own?
     
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  18. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    I had similar conversations with some sellers who obviously didn't own the offered guitars, they're just lying.....
     
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    dangerdog Senior Member

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    He is not a pretend dealer...he owns what he sells. Good people. Know them personally.
     
  20. rayspang

    rayspang Senior Member

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    It would be very easy for a reseller to put a deposit down on a guitar from a retailer, while listing the same guitar at the same time on ebay for a higher price. If it didn't sell, he could just back out of the original deal.:hmm:
     

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