Got too much money, why not buy this

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Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by FATMAN » Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:45 pm

https://www.ebay.com/itm/362193775699?h ... Sw8W5aU9s6
I need to start listing these, 8 sold, Bob

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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by Mark Gregush » Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:39 pm

More then likely a place holder till they get more in stock, knowing how short the supply is of the Motometers. Not uncommon on eBay and if someone buys one, they will have to scramble to fine one or take a hit on their sellers matrix.
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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by jaybee47 » Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:47 pm

What a deal. I'm buying 3...one for the T, second as a spare and the third in case I misplace and can't find the spare...lol lol lol


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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by DHort » Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:29 pm

Bob, all you have to do is find a few thermometers. You won't be able to keep up with the orders.


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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by brassford » Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:50 pm

checking the sold prices they are bringing about $125 on Ebay

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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by StevenS » Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:15 pm

Click on the 8 that sold and see the real price they sold for and they were all hidden sales. I believe there was "shill bidding" going on to male it look like there was some sold and there is only one left. "you better hurry only one left !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! .......... scam"
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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by Herb Iffrig » Wed Apr 28, 2021 8:16 am

It might be a typo.
Look at the 8 that were sold.
They are exactly 1000.00 less than the listed price?

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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by TRDxB2 » Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:08 am

There another on eBay for $699 https://www.ebay.com/itm/324251137448?V ... 4251137448
I sent the seller a message and this was the response
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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by ModelTWoods » Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:13 pm

Gearhead World is famous for placing EBAY ads with typos on the price. I'm sure they didn't mean for the price to be that much. They should be called AIRHEAD World.

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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by TRDxB2 » Wed Apr 28, 2021 5:37 pm

Whats funny is that Gearhead World has some good deals - but not these -
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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by ModelTED » Sun May 02, 2021 10:22 pm

Guys,

Just trying to help the follow MTFCAers with some comments. Please pay attention to the first reply. And I will try to add to it and explain a bit more;

Many eBayers put unrealistic prices on their items. It is a common practice. You ask why do they do this? The answer is not "they want to see if someone will pay crazy prices for items in demand". They are not trying to rip people off. The reason they do this is to keep that ad alive. They have run out of stock and they want to keep the ad going without actually selling any items. So they put a price on it that they know won't sell. Again "why do they do this?" Because it maintains the number of items they have sold for that specific item. When this guy gets more motometers in stock he will drop the price back to 82.65 (or whatever he sold them for), and he will add to the number of motometers available. And here is the reason they want to keep the ad alive--> The ad will still say "8 Sold" which will make you be more likely to buy one knowing other people paid his price of 82.65. If the seller would stop the ad when he ran out of stock, then his new ad would start with "zero" sold.

So there is no scam here, nothing fishing, just a little confusing. Hope this helps.


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Re: Got too much money, why not buy this

Post by Burger in Spokane » Mon May 03, 2021 2:47 am

Good Lord, do any of youzalls have a sense of humor ? This is
SO obviously meant to stir up the overly serious types. And some
of you took the bait, hook, line, and sinker ! :lol:
More people are doing it today than ever before !

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