Sale Of The Century (and I missed it)

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Retroe, Oct 12, 2021.

  1. Guy Named Sue

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    He didn't know what it was but he knew what the series is called and what a Masterbuilder is? Not only that, who exactly built it.

    Without a doubt pictures taken from a genuine ad and used to scam here.
     
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  2. Antstrat

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  3. cranky

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    Anything "of the century" is missed by everyone and no one at once.

    Phenomenology 101.
     
  4. TN703800

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    Yep, that is all laid out and arranged like it's in a higher level photo shoot. Curious. Do any of you guys arrange your picks nice and daintily like that, with a created for photos background, when you post your gear for sale?
     
  5. nickmsmith

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    I’m sure they would. Before the 70s bullet truss rod, they had heel truss rods in late 60s Strats.
     
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  9. FrieAsABird

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    That’s about 6800 USD, yeah
     
  10. Retroe

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    So I looked into eBay Kleinanzeigen and found this

    eBay Kleinanzeigen- Stay away

    1) They don’t block illegal ads with counterfeit products. Even with several reports, nothing happens.
    2) No customer service at all. Wrote more than 75 messages and only got robot or copy paste answers to something irrelevant which proved nobody reads what customers write.
    3) They don’t follow their own guidelines.

    Stay away people. It’s not worth the scams and none protection of customers.
     
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  11. Retroe

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    You forgot the decimal point.

    I fixed it for you
     
  12. FrieAsABird

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    Where did you find that, lol! I’ve sold over 150 guitars on EBay kleinanzeigen without issue. They do in fact block scammers as soon as they are detected so I really don’t know what you mean. It’s for local sale mostly… Very popular in Germany
     
  13. FrieAsABird

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    Well, no, not outside the US actually ;)
     
  14. Retroe

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    Not sure what you mean but 5.9 Euros is worth 6.8 USD at the current exchange rate.
     
  15. FrieAsABird

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    Yeah, so the amount in euros- written that’s five thousand and nine hundred Euros- is equal to six thousand and eight hundred US dollars
     
  16. Retroe

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    5.9 Euros is what it shown in the listing. Maybe I'm missing something but how does 5.9 = amount in euros- written that’s five thousand and nine hundred Euros?

    5.900 €
     
  17. FrieAsABird

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    Are you pulling my leg right now? I know that in the US, you may write some numbers differently but it’s pretty clear that this guitar is advertised as 5900 Euros. So the 900 bucks the Scammer wanted were quite obviously way too low, but it was a scam anyway so yeah, doesn’t really matter I guess :)
     
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  18. Retroe

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    Maybe the decimal is meant to be a comma and it should be written as:

    5,900.00

    In the US, a decimal and a comma mean two different things when writing a number.


    https://ex-rate.com/convert/eur/5900-to-usd.html
     
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  19. FrieAsABird

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    Yeah that’s probably what this is about.It’s definitely almost 6k so pretty expensive:confused:
     
  20. Retroe

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    Well in light of this new info, I'm glad I missed this "sale"
     
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