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Old 03-26-2023, 10:41 AM
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Ebay allows you to end an auction, for any reason, if there are no bids. If there ARE bids you can still end the auction but they ask if you wish to sell to the highest bidder. If there is a bidder you may be charged a final value fee even if you don't sell the item to the highest bidder. If there are <12 hours before the auction would have ended, you may not end the auction early.

Full rules at: https://www.ebay.com/help/selling/l...d=&toolid=10001
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Old 03-26-2023, 06:37 PM
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Ebay allows you to end an auction, for any reason, if there are no bids. If there ARE bids you can still end the auction but they ask if you wish to sell to the highest bidder. If there is a bidder you may be charged a final value fee even if you don't sell the item to the highest bidder. If there are <12 hours before the auction would have ended, you may not end the auction early.

Full rules at: https://www.ebay.com/help/selling/l...d=&toolid=10001


Ok, thanks for the clarification and explanation of the rules of eBay. That does help explain how some of these auctions go.

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Old 04-01-2023, 10:49 AM
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Someone got a great deal on a skill-level Astron Farside BIN a few weeks ago:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2349169661...=p2047675.l2557
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Old 04-01-2023, 04:32 PM
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What a steal !
I paid more than that for a Semroc Farside-X clone kit.
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Old 04-01-2023, 09:37 PM
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Yeah, a great deal there.

I got two like those about ten years ago when someone on eBay was selling a great many mid- to late 70s kits in brand new condition. Like they had come across a whole batch of former hobby shop stock and were selling it. But, those prices back then were not quite as good as these two went for.

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Old 04-04-2023, 10:37 AM
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Sorry, posted in error.

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Old 04-04-2023, 11:11 AM
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I realize it's not a high flying minimum diameter hot rod, but it is a bold design at (I think) a better price than usual.

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Old 04-04-2023, 05:20 PM
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Repeated error.

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Old 04-05-2023, 10:01 AM
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OK, I'm going to try not to post in this ebay thread again, as I clearly seem to have misunderstood the purpose here.

Nah, keep posting. Some might look at The Dude as a decent deal on a classic rocket, but I lived through it. I tend to think of it as an insult to the intelligence of the rocketry community.
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Old 04-05-2023, 10:54 AM
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Compounded error.

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