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

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

  1. ChromeMagnus

    ChromeMagnus Well-Known Member

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    Looks like lcukboy is back. Has anyone had any recent experiences with them recently? If so, how was it?
     
  2. pg52282

    pg52282 TF fan since 1986!!

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    Haven't bought much on EBay recently. He's back? I'm kinda surprised.
     
  3. Xhairs

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    How is that guy back?
     
  4. Sanity Bleeds

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    I'm not seeing any red flags or irregularities. Their feedback is solid, their score is very good, their history on ebay is solid, their pricing is normal (almost slightly above other trusted sellers) The only recent negative feedback for someone claiming they didn't receive an item, but at least 7 other buyers did receive that item. So, they look about as legit as you could hope for-for someone with less than 1,000 feedback.
     
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    So... it looks like Baba ended the long-running 7% discount for 4 or more items purchase. Hopefully it's just a temporary thing, otherwise they're going to need to do a fair bit of price adjustments to compete with the myriad of pop-up sellers listing the same items.
     
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    I filed a claim after I saw the negative feedback piling up.. and I ordered right before they went rogue, so I thought I might get my item, but nope. If the scammers are going to be that disrespectful to us by deliberately going out out of their way to mail an empty chunk of Styrofoam, but cant be bothered to send us our items, Im not wasting any more time with these scammers. Straight up refuse it.
     
  7. Erwin

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    How else would they be towards us? This isn't Robin Hood where the rogueish Chinese eBay sellers scam rich collectors to help the poor you know :p 
     
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    Did you have any update on this? I'm waiting on something from him, and just wondered if you ever got your item.
     
  9. prime326

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    The first scam feedback on wanglansuo8 came in as expected, along with some truly comical price drops. Looks like another one for the naughty list.
     
  11. Srayleigh

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    I ordered FT Koot from him 3 weeks ago, still got to my city before failing to deliver due to an incomplete address. His most recent feedback had the same issue, but he is supposedly resolving it. I’ll post an update when my situation gets resolved one way or another.
     
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  12. Tiemen

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    I just purchased an item from him and got a tracking number that does have my zip as the destination. We'll see!
     
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    I had an item with an incomplete address once and I called the local post office, gave the tracking and they said your package is right here go ahead and come get it. I went and got it and everything was legit! So maybe try to call and see what they say.
     
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    It was mailed to my general vicinity, but still an hour or so away. I’ll try giving them a call, thanks for the tip!
     
  15. Superbats911

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    Another negative for liujunling87_5 and only has 125 items listed.
     
  16. Thingfromthevoid

    Thingfromthevoid I yam what I yam...

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    They better not be going rogue, they're one of my few trusted sellers! And with zpdlna802 doing a vanishing act that list is short enough already!

    On checking the new negative ("Was not a optimas prime! Fake seller"... exact quote, I haven't made a spelling error :p ) it looks like it may have been a case of the buyer not realising they weren't getting an official product as it was a KBB Prime they bought... or the other alternative is they were sent a different item entirely, which could have been a seller error, they don't specify!
    By putting "fake seller" are they saying that the seller sent a fake or that the seller themselves is fake? Discuss ;) 
     
  17. Superbats911

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    I received Gabriel (Omega Supreme) a few weeks ago with no problem. So hopefully not going rogue, but with items disappearing and major price drops it’s concerning. If anyone receives an item at the extra low cost please post. I would love to get some things at those prices. Gigapower Grimlock $115!!! Hell ya
     
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    He just refunded me which I was surprised by, but I think he's trying to prolong the bad feedback for as long as possible before it all hits at once.
     
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    I ordered the same. Really hoping it turns up
     
  20. Srayleigh

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    I had some real hope after he emailed apologizing for the delay in sending out the package due to the Chinese holiday, but screwing up the delivery address is right out of the rogue eBay seller handbook so I’ve pretty much resigned myself to settling for a refund and time wasted. Almost every Chinese seller on eBay save for a precious handful look like ticking bombs; I am not sure what the exploit is on the other end that allows them to cash out while buyers still get a refund, but its looking more and more likely that I ditch the platform completely (the disappearance of coupons doesn’t help) or just stick to some core sellers regardless of price and items located in the US.