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

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

  1. The Happenin Rhinoceros

    The Happenin Rhinoceros TEAM MONKEY PANTS FOREVER

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    I prefer the variety (and speedy delivery) of the set i bought. Great deal for six tools, one of them steel for more stubborn bits
     
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  2. MilanX3

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    Has anyone ordered from Ching Ching TOY Store on Aliexpress? Any good or bad experiences?
     
  3. Sanity Bleeds

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    Funny, I bought a set of ordinary plastic spudgers to avoid scratching pieces, and went on to repeatedly break every one of them. Might actually need to go back to smooth metal ones to hold up against the really tight transformations. Definitely makes an interesting counterargument for all the people who keep claiming cheap and thin plastic is becoming more widespread.
     
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  4. Syndicator

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    My MS16 Rocke arrived today from easy2buystore2010. Packaging was a bit thin but the box and figure were fine and as described, so that was a relief.
     
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  5. Skavatar

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    huaxiaojuntoys-2020

    ordered on Dec 20, shipped Dec 22, arrived today Jan 12. item was encased in styrofoam.

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  6. MilanX3

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    For you guys that have order from bidders_park in the past, how is his shipping? Does he use sturdy boxes for items sent in retail packaging or just envelopes or crushed flimsy boxes?
     
  7. MilanX3

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    I assume that was covered with a padded envelope for shipping?
     
  8. Skavatar

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    I had made two separate purchases from him. Both were w/o retail packaging. all the weapons were placed in a ziploc bag. For the Predaking, 3 figures were wrapped together with bubble wrap, and 2 other figures were wrapped together in bubble wrap. The Devastator, i think each individual figure was wrapped with bubble wrap. The were both shipped in a regular cardboard box completely wrapped with the orange/yellow tape.
     
  9. TIKnTIN

    TIKnTIN NOTORIOUS MS Hater

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    yes, it was wrapped in a heavy plastic envelope bag.
     
  10. Caveneau

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    Anyone know anything negative about this Ebay seller? 'aoxle123_4'
     
  11. Sanity Bleeds

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    Nothing overly noteworthy about them. No obvious feedback padding, not many repeat buyers, or people buying a set number of random-unrelated items. Pricing and availability look pretty normal, and most of the negative feedback they've received in the past mostly looks like people who were too dumb to realize they were buying KOs and lost on the QC lottery. The few other criticisms seem to be from people who didn't understand a pandemic might delay shipping and tracking.

    The only things that really give me any pause at all, are the Fanstoys Magnum, where they've sold over 11 of them, 4 to virtually unknown buyers, and no feedback for any of them (Although their sales of FT Dunerunner and FT Sheridan both have good feedback history); and their sales of XTB Savant, where they've sold 6 of them, but 4 were all to the same buyer at 4 very different times. How much of the lack of feedback is due to holiday shipping delays is anyone's guess, but overall, this seller still looks more overall trustworthy than many, especially with their mostly solid feedback and length of time on Ebay.

    TL;DR I'd give them a shot, especially if I was hunting for cheap KOs, but maybe not for rarer or premium items.
     
  12. Caveneau

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    I bit the bullet and ordered 2 of his Optimus Prime G1 reissues. Worked out to less than $55US, which seems to be the average price on Ebay. One for me because I never had one as a kid and the other I thought of giving as a present. I'll keep my fingers crossed quality control isn't terrible.
     
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  13. CyberDragon10K

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    cendan990 is on the level (at least as of my buy).

    Ordered their last set of Frenzy/Ratbat on December 21st, 2020. Shipped within 12 minutes of purchase (must've been pre-packed and ready to go, as Sanity Bleeds suggested). Received the package in my mailbox last night.

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    Big styrofoam box setup similar to what Skavatar received (fully encased and then liberally duct taped); item was well packaged and arrived undamaged by shipping whatsoever.
     
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    Good to know, except that it's Rumble you've got there, not Frenzy.
     
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    true, but some of us have it ingrained in our memory that the blue one was Rumble in the cartoon.
     
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  16. Sanity Bleeds

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    I only recently learned this was even a thing. Prior to this one of the only weird mixups I was aware of was Energon Downshift (Wheeljack) and Cliffjumper. Apparently there are some very strong opinions on the subject, it would seem?
     
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  17. rodimusconvoy

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    Is mr.brian2009 any good? Any feedback?
     
  18. ShmoopsMcGoo

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    well yeah, he currently has like nearly 1700 feedback & has been on ebay since 2009. ;) 
    yeah, i buy from him regularly with no issues that are within his control.
     
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  19. Sanity Bleeds

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    Something that might also be helpful for you, in the top right of the page is a search bar, you can type that seller's name in and select the box for "Search this thread only" to see if the seller has been mentioned before in this specific forum.
     
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  20. Onslaught95

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    how was this seller?