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

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

  1. Ichibaru

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    Watched a video and figured it out... you unplug the shutter button and replace it with the film advance. Dunno if you then replug the button into that... not 100% sure if you can.
     
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  2. Touma Callum

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    Small update:
    I have sent a massage to chlifg1008_8 on eBay about my IT-01 Mgeatron order as its been 9 days now and I have had any further updates since I place my order.

    Will keep keep you posted to see what's up.
     
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  3. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Just got my tracking number from abctoyshop123 for my TE-01 about 30 minutes ago. Obviously it needs time to process, so I am cautiously optimistic as I got a tracking number last time, but was bogus. I'll keep updating as I go further.

    Side note: I'm so bummed to hear henanren_34 went rogue. I bought my PP-01 set from him in early July and had a wonderful experience. He even came through and sent a missing piece from the set
     
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    What is the name of that facebook group?
     
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    Gotta give credit to perfectiteminthebox. I thought they might also be Bababobo since they leave the same exact feedback word for word. But the item came in a yellow taped up styrofoam that explodes when opened and Baba doesn't use that method all the times I have ordered from him.
     
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    Update:

    chlifg1008_8 on eBay got back to me and its just has I expected

    They ran out stock the June stock and is waiting on a Sept Restock which is due next week. Even-though when I had order it, it still said there was 3-4 in stock. I won't have minded if they had told me within the first few days of ordering, rather then just leaving me in the dark for 9 days straight.

    Will keep you updated.
     
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    Keep us posted.
     
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    My guy is getting more interesting by the minute! I think he's set up a fake tracking number to run out the eBay 30 days while he sends me my "actual item."
     
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    Final update to my list for the Maojie1990 daily soap :confused: 

    TLDR: Maojie scammed me for 2 out of 3 bots, I got the money back from Paypal today.


    The previous update was:
    I ordered 3 bots with Maojie1990:
    Zeta Toys ZB-03 Silver Arrow for $98,-
    Zeta Toys ZB-04 Catapult for $46,20
    Zeta Toys ZB-05 Downthrust for $44,10

    3 Zeta Kronos bots bought Aug 3rd, Zeta Catapult arrived Aug 17th. I filed a claim with Paypal.

    I found out early last week the other package was DELIVERED! I reached out to PostNL, the Dutch postal service, and asked if they could help. They told me the package had been delivered in another province altogether :( 

    Just today I got word back from Paypal: after giving Maojie the chance to reply for 10 days, and him not replying, they gave me the money back for the remaining 2 bots, so I only paid $45 for Catapult! :) 

    The end!
     
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  12. mikequillm

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    Hey your styrofoam looks just like mine!

     
  13. ChromeMagnus

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    Ok. Cool. No wonder it took so long (3 weeks) for you to receive your KO MP 18 Streak. It shipped via SpeedPAK. It should be called SlowPAK. Glad to see your order arrived and you didn't get scammed.
    I guess wangs2-19 is legit at the moment.
     
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    I took a chance and ordered the Jinbao upgrade kit from foryoubest001 for $18.95.
    I received all of the parts (minus the original box) within 13 days.
    Although since I bought them, they have raised the price to $21.69 + $1.00 shipping.
    But, at least for now, they seem like they are a legit seller.
     
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  15. Craigmcgowan1984

    Craigmcgowan1984 Devastatingly handsome

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    There are a lot of sellers that don't send boxes to save on shipping, wish they'd always tell you if they are doing that though
     
  16. Ichibaru

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    shimin-58 - ordered the following from them on August 23rd and they arrived on the 30th. Shipped via China EMS and all three items were in one of the biggest yellow taped styrofoam packages I've had the pleasure to receive. 16" cubed!
    • KO MP-29 Shockwave
    • THF Hyper Magnum (Ultra Magnus)
    • AOD Powerglide
    Also received my pre-ordered KFC Opticlones (Reflector) from Baba's direct site.

    One of my FT-29Ts from Baba is still having problems clearing China customs for export... it's been returned to them once already and this is the second kick at the can. Not worried about eventually receiving the package, but the more time it takes, the more chances the package could be damaged, and we know Baba only wraps the packages in bubblewrap and an outer cardboard container.
     
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  17. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Okay so slight update with abctoyshop123. I've been checking daily with his feedback. Still 100% with no negatives, however a majority of the positive feedbacks are now from "no longer registered users". I'm trying to stay optimistic. This being a holiday weekend, and it being shipped via SpeedPak I'm gonna give it a little more time this go around.
     
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    Keep us updated, I'll add, I've been watching a Fanstoys Roadking from them, 2 days ago they had one left. Earlier today they had 5....look into that as you will
     
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    I also purchased a TE-01 from abctoyshop123, on 8/31. I received tracking info the next day ("Shipping data received"). I hope that we didn't get scammed by a seller gone rogue.
     
  20. Teletran-1

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    Hey guys, glad I found this thread. I feel like I'm all up in with the same sellers you guys have been dealing with lately. I've been on eBay 20 years and never been scammed but now I might be dealing with 3 at once.

    1st is maojie1990, I bought Crash hog from him for $51 (obviously too cheap looking back) when his feedback and everything seemed all good. He shipped something, then his feedback took a nosedive and got set to private. A couple days later the item got cancelled by e-bay. I messaged him looking for any info or tracking numbers with no response. I guess I'll call paypal tomorrow to file a dispute because feedback I saw before he went private was for the same item saying it was a scam and he received some plastic nonsense.

    2nd, I bought a TE-01 from abctoyshop123 on August 30th, looks like lots of people here are in on this one. I've gotten a tracking number that says it won't be here until November or something but now all his feedback is unregistered users and seems like a matter of time before it goes private and bad feedback starts rolling in.

    3rd, I bought KO MP Soundwave cassettes from mascotzone . He had 100% feedback, member since 2007 and the price seemed normal at $35. He's on the good list here, he's given me a tracking number that says it was sent via China Post, but looking at his feedback now it's gone private. Also his front page says "Welcome to my eBay Store.I am a Toy collector,I open this eBay store for several years,I left ebay about 2 years for vacation all over the world.Now I come back,We have many style of Toys and costumes and other interesting items in my eBay store!!" - Haha, I wish I saw that earlier, "Hey guys, I've been traveling the world for 2 years living my dreams and now I'm back!! Less suspicious than ever!! Maybe it's fine but it seems like ebay is becoming unusable. These are some elaborate fakes!

    I also have a Crash Hog and Klaatu coming from clothing.2009 but nothing seems strange there so far. Do I have to wait to receive items or "delivered" status on ebay before I act with Paypal?