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Subject: [TowerTalk] Buying equipment on eBay
From: (Eddy Avila)
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2001 01:02:36 +0000
Bought two major pieces of Ten Tec equipment....was ripped off once (Corsair 
II receiver would go numb at different times, but of course seller knew 
nothing about this problem...ya right!) -- so, batting 50-50 on ebay!

Buyer beware......73

>From: "Kevin Hemsley" <>
>The post was intended as humor. I too have had good luck for the most part
>on eBay.  I do agree with you about buying from amateurs who use their call
>sign.  However, Caveat Emptor should always be remembered.
>                 Kevin

>Henry Heidtmann N4VHK Wrote:
> > Sorry you had a problem with ebay, Kevin. I have bought and sold over a
> > dozen pieces of old and newer ham gear on ebay, and have never had a
> > problem. In fact, the gear I bought was in surprisingly better condition
> > than what I expected for the price paid.
> > Of course, I like to limit my buying from hams only- and most hams use
> > their callsign as their ebay name. To me its a sign of credobility.
> > 73,
> > Henry, N4VHK

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