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Topic: Bidding on another roaster (9 msgs / 156 lines)
1) From: miKe mcKoffee
Civil War Era coffee roaster thought would be fun to play around roasting
with and cool decoration for the Kafehttp://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item%0275030027... but uncool eBay seller. I hate bait and switch supposed "low reserve"
auctions! Low is relative I suppose, asked seller what the actual reserve
was two days ago but got no reply. Broke my own reserve auction rule and
took bid up to $100 including shipping but bid was still too low. I quit...
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2) From: Eddie Dove
Yeah but, you really NEED that for the shop!  :-)
Eddie
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3) From: Edward Bourgeois
Sure would be nice if they took a couple more pictures and gave some
more descriptions. It will not go cheap.
farm
On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 11:48 PM, miKe mcKoffee  wrote:
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4) From: Joseph Robertson
miKe,
Very sorry to hear ebay bummers like this one. I have had many more good
experiences with ebay than bad. Ebay is the ultimate Caveat Emtor. I know I
spelled the last word wrong. Someone correct me. Spank me, or put me on the
right track. I hate to misspell words.
miKe? We have not heard from you for some time. Been busy? :)
JoeR
On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 8:48 PM, miKe mcKoffee  wrote:
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5) From: miKe mcKoffee
I also shot 'em a query asking for the drum and "box" dimensions. Haven't
heard back on that yet either, hence not taking bidding further.
miKe 
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6) From: Edward Bourgeois
There's a cradle type roaster on ebay pretty often. Usually if
something like that is in nice condition they will really show and
tell it. Hey at least it doesn't cost anything to be curious on ebay.
espresso cheers,
farm
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 12:49 AM, miKe mcKoffee  wrote:
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7) From: Jim Gundlach
I have recently quit eBay entirely, my early experiences were  
generally quite good but lately the trend has been clearly downward.   
You now have to be a lawyer to read fine points at the end of the  
listing to know that everything they said up front is null and void  
and you chances of being screwed are really high.
       pecan jim
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8) From: Angelo
There's a strong possibility that it's a replica. I'd let it 
go...Something will show up...
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9) From: raymanowen
Please remember, WYSIWYG.  What do you see, and what do you imagine? -ro
On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 9:48 PM, miKe mcKoffee  wrote:
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