China Ebay Seller Check - New-comers READ FIRST POST!!

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by ChromeMagnus, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. peaces

    peaces Well-Known Member

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    is bestgrey on ebay legit?
     
  2. ChromeMagnus

    ChromeMagnus Well-Known Member

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    I'm assuming this is the same BestGrey from Amazon.com If so, then yes. A bit pricey but legit.
     
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  3. BluScorpio

    BluScorpio Quick_WFC

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    picked up an mp36 ko from this guy 'tfclub'. Seems like a lot of other people did as well, but since the listings are private i'm a little on edge. can anyone confirm if this ebay seller is legit?
     

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  4. blahduh

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    how long should i wait before i file a claim with Paypal? Received tracking on Nov 25, but now still shows no shipping record, so it's been more than 2 weeks already.
     
  5. ChromeMagnus

    ChromeMagnus Well-Known Member

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    Call Paypal first thing in the morning. I would do it if has been more than 5 or 6 days with no updates after the tracking number assigned.
     
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    So, updating people on the situation of GigaPower HQ04-R, this was what I got instead.
    20171211_162112.jpg

    At least (finally) yesterday PayPal refunded me almost after a month from me opening a case.
     
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  8. peaces

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    i have no idea if it's the same guy or not
     
  9. ChromeMagnus

    ChromeMagnus Well-Known Member

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    It looks like it is the same guy after all.
     
  10. oliacym

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    Man. I just ordered a Koot, the VERY DAY this post went up and this guy went to the dark side list. :mad:  Well he seems to have sold several of them and the buyers are happy, so hopefully it all works out. Will wait a few days and see if the tracking number comes up valid, otherwise I guess I'll cancel. I'll update you all either way.
     
  11. ChromeMagnus

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    Keep us posted on how yours turns out.
     
  12. blahduh

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    ok, thanks, paypal opened a dispute for me and said i can escalate to a claim anytime, should i do that now or wait 10 days to see if seller replies?
     
  13. ChromeMagnus

    ChromeMagnus Well-Known Member

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    Do it as soon as you possibly can.
     
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    Wars Regular At Swerve's™

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    Anyone order from ekinyangyiwei before? He's got pretty decent feedback, and the only negative feedback from the last 6 months is about QC issues more so than anything

    I was only planning on getting POTP Beachcomber from him though for $12, so maybe it's worh the gamble?
     
  15. Grayzeroone

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    I did get a refund from quickly when i provided photographic proof that my parcel was addressed to a fictional place, and was only large enough to contain a small jewellery box rather than a toy robot disguised as a Camero...I got the usual 'sorry friend, do not misunderstand' apologies blaming 'the staff' for a mistake.

    Oh, don't leave it too long to chase the tracking number, If it then 'coincidently' activates immediately after you message them then be very suspicious....that's what happened to mine.

    Good luck though, hope you get your Koot
     
  16. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    Hzj401 on eBay is your best bet as I noticed they had POTP Beachcomber the other day.
     
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    Yeah, I thought the same thing. I've messaged them today asking to confirm that it's been dispatched, then if it immediately goes through... yeah, suspicious. Nothing yet though, will give it until Friday, that's 6 days. Then I pull the plug.

    Royal Mail you say? So you're a fellow Brit? :)  And you say that Royal Mail sent you photos of the package once it got sent back again? Is that a normal service they offer? Just getting ready in case he pulls this same trick with me. Is it normal for these scammers to send out a good number of genuine items, then start scamming? Am I perhaps underestimating the mercenary mind...
     
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    Just wanted to throw out the id of a GOOD seller.

    gyhjj88_0

    I bought from him on the 23rd, it got here today safely, and well packed. Tracking worked great. As of right now, he has (129) 100% positive feedback for TFs.
     

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    I paid for a mp ko Megatron from nzjind8880
    and tracking number not working been nearly 2 weeks I messaged he said don't worry the project you bought was sent to post office try in a couple days its been 4 still not working
    I put a PayPal dispute in
     
  20. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    What's the strategy if an item has been shipped and reached China post office, but then stuck in "ORIGIN POST IS PREPARING SHIPMENT" status (e.g., ever since Nov. 17)? But it's still within the estimated delivery window provided by the seller so like eBay's contact-the-seller form says "Hey, just keep waiting, it's on the way." Seller is reputable just seems lost or taking a long time. Thoughts?