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I Think This Guy Is Wacko!

Discussion in 'General firearms discussions' started by gandog56, May 18, 2014.

  1. gandog56

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    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=415691963

    So far he's had it on for 11 straight auctions, with zero bids so far with his starting price of $3250. The thing looks like a piece of battered rusty junk. It's been converted to a caliber that nobody wants, and like I said, he's run it 11 times so far with zero bids, and I bet he'll do it again and STILL not lower his starting price. Why does he think this Bubba'ed POS is worth that kind of money?
     
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    No way on God's green earth.! :eek:
     
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    There's an ass for every saddle I guess. Maybe he will find the right person, though very unlikely :(
     
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    I don't know. Listed it 12 times so far and zero bids? 5 hours left on number 12. Bet tomorrow it will be auction #13. I mean what does it take to convince this guy he wants WAY too much for what looks to be a POS to me.
     
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    i'd give him 32.50
     
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    I've been to auctions [and online] where bidders go insanely high, even over new retail, and
    there are those who:

    1. Don't know the value of what they're bidding on
    2. Have more money than brains
    3. REALLY want the item being auctioned
    4. Get overexcited/motivated to win and go too high

    No surprises here AND there are MANY sellers who will list an item WAY high hoping
    to "hook" one of the above type bidders I listed above.
     
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    Now up for the 14th time. When will Billie Bob here finally realize nobody wants it and that is WAY too much money? I mean hasn't come down in price once, ran 14 times, and still has zero bids every time.
     
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    Yep, this is STILL listed. 17th time, and still not even one bid. I mean really, what is this knucklehead not realizing?
     
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    he knows that one of us will be secretly bidding....:rolleyes:
     
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    Even he can't find that sucker born every minute.
     
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    Now he's up to the 20th time. I mean come on guy, nobody thinks this POS is worth anywhere near what you seem to think it is.
     
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    The gun is thoroughly photographed though, eh? And it does look, ah, rough. Rough enough to have a history. Maybe he's hoping for a viewer with an active imagination to do an 'auto-sell'.

    :cool:
     
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    Now re-listed for the 23rd straight time. I can't believe Gunbroker lets him do this.
     
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    Send him an email offering 200 and tell him his ad must be a typo.
     
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    guess he thinks the "provenance" will sell it....
     
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    He's up to 40 some times, guess he is super mule headed and just can't seem to grasp he's asking way too much for a POS nobody wants in the first place.