Need opinions on EBay Auction- Legit?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by GregS, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. GregS

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    Greg,

    It didn't raise any red flags to me.

    I would recommend that you use a credit card w/Paypal. It will offer you some extra protection.
     
  3. Sean French

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    Ask the seller for close up photos of the back along with a pic of the footswitch.
     
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    Do-able but you'll want lots of communication with the seller.

    And he is Canadian, which always helps. :BluesBros
     
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    I think it's legit. He's probably just starting low because he wants to get some bidding going. I agree that you should initiate some communication and see how he responds.
     
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    Good advice. As is the advice about using credit card/Paypal.

    I'd start some communication to confirm that the seller actually does own the amp, and take it from there.

    But IMO, you are always right to be slightly wary of any seller with so little feedback. If you actually look at the feedback, you will see that he has only sold 4 items before, and the last item was in 2006.
     
  7. GregS

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    Thanks guys. I have exchanged email with him now. He says he will add pictures to the EBay listing. I guess I'm not the only one asking.

    And yes, his lack of feedback and the fact that he's in Canada, makes me nervous. That's a lot of dough.
     
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    I agree with asking for additional pics. Proves he owns the amp.
    Without that I wouldn't go for it.
     
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    I can't comment on the auction, but the amp is great. I have a 100 watt v2 with a switch for 50 watts (and also a separate hi/low power switch), and when you switch back and forth between 50 & 100 watts you can really hear the difference that the extra wattage makes. more depth & chime, smoother drive.
     
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    Maybe ask him for a phone number and have a quick chat about the amp?
     
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    Personally I'd hold off just because of having to ship the amp across the border. I shipped a Carvin head about a month ago to a guy in Canada and customs literally destroyed the thing. The box looked like it had been thrown off a building. Two Rocks are too nice to destroy. I used UPS btw.
     

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