More EBAY FUNNIES

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by wirewrkr, May 20, 2012.

  1. disston

    disston ShadeTreeExpert

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    Not only did he add a link to this thread but he called us "my friends". :eek1
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  2. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    He may be on mortar or even snortin' drywall mud. Who knows.

    I toyed with the idea of reporting ('tis my curmudgeonly nature ya see), but for what? And if someone buys a magneto for a /5 /6 or /7 for $700 and expects to work (as a magneto), who is the bigger fool? After all, cave canem (or is it caveat emptor, my Latin is rusty????).

    Either way, it's Darwin in action....
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  3. wirewrkr

    wirewrkr the thread-killer

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    "Caveat Emptor", Bill.
    You post nailed my feelings exactly.
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  4. east high

    east high Been here awhile

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  5. blaine.hale

    blaine.hale Long timer

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    Q: is it made of gold? Jun-04-12
    A: Hello, Thank you for your question. No, we do not believe that there is any gold in this part. We haven't spectro analyzed the part, but suspect it is constructed of a combination of super-rare astro-metal called Farfegnugentonium and Bavarian creme. Thanks for shopping. -Dan

    He knows damn well it's not worth that, he's just poking fun at this point.
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  6. Beater

    Beater The Bavarian Butcher

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    That's three point range Blaine. Well played.

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  7. R100LT

    R100LT Chasing 11

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  8. wirewrkr

    wirewrkr the thread-killer

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  9. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Long timer

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    From a 1960-69 R75/6. Wow that IS rare.
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  10. Beemerboff

    Beemerboff Long timer

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    If you do a few Ebay searches you will find this sort of pricing is quite common throughout Ebay, but particularly for out of print books.

    As someone has already said, a listing costs nothing, and it seems a lot of wise guys just list stuff they probably don't even have at a silly price, and if someone buys at they can buy one in at MSP and still make a profit.
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  11. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    Cheet. Are we looking at the same seat?

    Photo from the ad:
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    Sheesh.
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  12. patanga

    patanga BMWAirheadsDownunder

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    Must be one of the rare unobtainium castings that BMW never experimented with in back to the future. The seller has to be telling porkie pies as they even have their questions switched off.

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  13. east high

    east high Been here awhile

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    Hey now. That's NLA West German dust we're looking at. Top dollar holler.
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  14. wirewrkr

    wirewrkr the thread-killer

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  15. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Long timer

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    Pricey, but not quite as outlandish as some of the other stuff considering it does have a driveshaft in it too. I like the fact that he apparently dipped it in mud before photographing it for sale. At least just spend 1 minute wiping the crap off of it if you're going to ask top dollar for it. He's got "best offer" enabled which will allow me to offer him $10 for it.
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  16. wirewrkr

    wirewrkr the thread-killer

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    read the ad. first of all the price is WAAY off base, (check around) and what gets me is apparently he thinks this is for a 60-69 /2 bike
    (it's a SWB 70-73 swingarm)
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  17. east high

    east high Been here awhile

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    Surely the included final drive gasket makes it even more of a deal. Plug n play, man.
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  18. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Um, that price is EIGHTfourtyseven....
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  19. Bill Harris

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    I think of something like this as Plug n Pray.

    Some of the weasel-wording in the vicsparts ads is a bit draconian:

    IOW, if it don't work, T.S.
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  20. ozmoses

    ozmoses Ride On

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    Yeah but, you can buy it even if he doesn't like you!
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