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Re: Does this IC-970 look familiar????



Selling anything direct and not via the auction is a way to lose your money. 
You do not get eBay fraud protection and you cannot complain about the seller 
because you did not complete a transaction via eBay. 

73...bruce


Date sent:      	Wed, 29 Dec 2004 12:40:51 -0600
From:           	Stefan Wagener <stefan_wagener@hotmail.com>
Subject:        	Re: [amsat-bb] Does this IC-970 look familiar????
To:             	w0eec@AMSAT.Org, kj4so@nc.rr.com, amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org

> I contacted the seller and he wants to sell it "offline" for 680 GBP and  
> yes he needs to make the deal quickly and wants to initiate an invoice via
> Square Trade.
> 
> I only say: Run!!!
> 
> Hope this helps.
> 
> Stefan
> 
> >From: Emily Clarke <w0eec@amsat.org>
> >To: "Woody" <kj4so@nc.rr.com>, "'Amsat-BB'" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> >Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Does this IC-970 look familiar????
> >Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 09:26:17 -0800
> >
> >I agree with Woody,
> >
> >If the buyer of the first auction was re-selling it, he most likely 
> >wouldn't be in a different country and wouldn't be using a different ID 
> >that had no bidding history.  In the absence of additional information 
> >about the seller I'd stay away from this one.
> >
> >73,
> >
> >Emily
> >
> >At 02:51 AM 12/29/2004 -0500, Woody wrote:
> >>Hi Jim:
> >>
> >>What do you suppose the likelihood is that both radios had ".... just came out
> >>of the factory sealed shipping box for these photographs (it had been in
> >>storage awhile after coming home from Icom). It was factory re-conditioned to
> >>Like-New Condition.".
> >>
> >>The seller copied the complete description, word for word.
> >>
> >>If it was being resold by the person who won the bid in the last auction, you
> >>can bet that he would have indicated that the radio had the 1.2 GHz. and wide
> >>band coverage RX options.
> >>
> >>eBay will investigate the auction to see if it is legitimate.  I'll bet 
> >>that
> >>they pull the auction.
> >>
> >>73,
> >>
> >>Woody
> >>KJ4SO
> >>
> >>
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>   From: Jim Jerzycke
> >>   To: Stefan Wagener ; 'Amsat-BB'
> >>   Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 1:08 AM
> >>   Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Does this IC-970 look familiar????
> >>
> >>
> >>   It wouldn't be the first time I've seen one person
> >>   lift another persons listing *in its entirety* to sell
> >>   a similar item, or resell the same one.
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