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Ebay listing that almost to good to be true!

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  • Member since
    February 2003
  • From: Lacombe, LA.
Ebay listing that almost to good to be true!
Posted by Big Jake on Friday, September 12, 2003 6:31 AM
Sometimes you just gotta love a persons decription of the models on ebay and that they actually expect to sell it. Here is a listing for an Aurora Wanderer Whaler that I found.


http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3145545035&category=4248

"This is a super kit!!! CONTENTS appear to be mint and unused and 100% complete BESIDES MISSING THE BOAT BODY ITSELF! Otherwise, I am 100% guaranteeing that it is 100% complete. Decals, instructions, strings, plastic sails, etc, etc, etc. BOX measures 23" wide. Lid has a couple split corners and minor other damage." Dead [xx(]Disapprove [V]Dead [xx(]

 

 

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    January 2003
  • From: Central MI
Posted by therriman on Friday, September 12, 2003 9:27 AM
I see he's from Auburn Mass. I guess Drugs are very popular there.
Tim H. "If your alone and you meet a Zero, run like hell. Your outnumbered" Capt Joe Foss, Guadalcanal 1942 Real Trucks have 18 wheels. Anything less is just a Toy! I am in shape. Hey, Round is a shape! Reality is a concept not yet proven.
  • Member since
    May 2003
  • From: The flat lands of the Southeast
Posted by styrene on Friday, September 12, 2003 9:45 PM
Teddy Kennedy's probably a personal friend.

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Posted by Anonymous on Friday, September 12, 2003 10:26 PM
I can't live without it! Without that kit, my life is not 100% guaranteed complete!
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    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Monday, September 15, 2003 3:35 PM
All you have to do now is find an auction for an Aurora Wanderer Whaler hull (or "ship body," if you prefer -- search both) and you're all set.

And why, pray tell, is shipping $9.75?

I'm preparing to auction off a similar kit. It is apparently completely there, except it is missing the box, the pieces, the instructions and the decals. But the rigging is 100% fully guaranteed to be there! Shipping will be $10.50 extra.
  • Member since
    February 2003
  • From: Lacombe, LA.
Posted by Big Jake on Monday, September 15, 2003 7:26 PM
Oh the reason the shipping is $9.75 is so he can make more money at the end of the deal. Anytime I win someting on ebay if they states SHIPPING & HANDLING there not much you can do. but if it's just shipping that constitutes fraud and I let them know. I also check the finished shipped price on the postage labled package.

Jake

 

 

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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, September 16, 2003 7:11 AM
I always like the descriptions that say "box is still factory sealed in the original shrink wrap" but you look at the picture and the box is open with all the parts laid out for you to see. And almost every model ship I find there is labeled as a "battleship"
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    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, September 18, 2003 4:35 AM
I have no words. So if we got 4 wheels in the garage (example), that means we have a car 100% guaranteed? ? 4 wheels only?!?

interesting...
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    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, September 18, 2003 8:04 PM
What's even scarier is the fact that 4 people bid on it! $20! We may be onto something! Quick, get your scrap parts together!
  • Member since
    September 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by glweeks on Thursday, September 18, 2003 10:22 PM
Hey, I got leftovers of two academy 1/72 wildcats and half a fret of P.E. Wonder if I could get twenty bucks plus s&h for that stuff.

It's the computer age, there's a sucker born every microsecond.
Seimper Fi "65"
  • Member since
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, September 18, 2003 10:26 PM
You have to say that they're 100% partial kits, though, or nobody will want them.
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