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Old 11-20-19, 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted by bargainguy View Post

I stopped selling on ebay a few months back after the following experience.

Posted the above '71 Raleigh International with a BIN price. Got a question from someone that went something like this:

I removed the listing and haven't put another one up since. On something like a nearly 50-year-old bike, too many variables, too many buyer expectations. Ebay is not where I want to be right now.
Ive had this a few times. When I get potential bidders like this I immediately block them. One asked me ten questions and then finally bid only to find out I blocked him... Priceless.

99% of the buyers out there are fine but the 1% are awful.
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