One of Ebays finest....

Discussion in 'Talk' started by 3 LINK, 16 August 2020.

  1. 3 LINK

    3 LINK Western Thunderer

    If anyone needs cheering up in these strange times, eBay is always good for a chuckle... I nearly choked on my porridge reading the item below...

    O Gauge Brass Loco body No. 6011 | eBay


    Martyn.
     
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  2. eastsidepilot

    eastsidepilot Western Thunderer

    Yes, these con-men do make us laugh :)),

    Col.
     
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  3. Osgood

    Osgood Western Thunderer

    The name is appropriate though.
     
  4. 3 LINK

    3 LINK Western Thunderer

    Yes that’s what I thought :D..
     
  5. Allen M

    Allen M Western Thunderer

    Not really any different to some of the other rubbish offered in various sections. Who is the fool, the one who offers it or the one who buys it at the price?
    I have had a few railway bits by using the 'make an offer' key and offer under price and make a deal at the proper value. The best was a O gauge badly & nearly built LNWR coal tank kit for £15 above the value of the Slaters wheels (and still in the to do box).
    Regards
    Allen Morgan
     
  6. eastsidepilot

    eastsidepilot Western Thunderer

    I've seen a couple of current Slater's wagon kits very recently, may still be on there, advertised at a fiver over list + P&P , buyers are defiantly mugs if they buy them.

    Col.
     
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  7. simond

    simond Western Thunderer

    To be fair, it is 42.8% off.

    Therefore, it’s a bargain!

    Not sure how you’d cook it...
     
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  8. eastsidepilot

    eastsidepilot Western Thunderer

    Brass melting pot :D

    Col.
     
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  9. MartinWales

    MartinWales Western Thunderer

    If you were on the 'other side',these jokers have a formidable reputation for selling old tired tat!
     
  10. 3 LINK

    3 LINK Western Thunderer

    Wow ! The buyer must have noticed my “ interest “, he has now offered another 10% off :eek: :D....

    I have just noticed the original price was £77.00 :))

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  11. eastsidepilot

    eastsidepilot Western Thunderer

    Buyers offer.....

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  12. 76043

    76043 Western Thunderer

  13. simond

    simond Western Thunderer

    The wheels are interesting, but the transfers do it for me
     
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  14. Pencarrow

    Pencarrow Western Thunderer

    Hi Tony,

    Love the seller's description too!:

    DJH

    O GAUGE for 3 RAIL OPERATION

    This is a reasonably built locomotive from a DJH brass body kit and with a kit built or a modified ACE trains chassis with can motor. The loco has been assembled to look like a 1950's style less refined kit and not a finescale model.

    The loco driving wheels have had a flat disc added to them so the loco will run on coarse track. They will be very easy to remove if you wish to change it back to fine scale.

    Works well on bench test. Comes in the DJH box.

    Plenty of potential for restoration or just 'play on' as is.
     
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  15. 76043

    76043 Western Thunderer

    This loco makes my Dublo efforts look like P4. But £300 for it?
    Tony
     
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  16. Ressaldar

    Ressaldar Western Thunderer

    But then again, look who the seller is!

    Mike
     
  17. 3 LINK

    3 LINK Western Thunderer

    Oh him again ! I can’t believe he’s got 99.7 percent positive feed back....:eek:
     
  18. paulc

    paulc Western Thunderer

    Its not easy to do negative feedback apparently so i don't buy from that site anymore .
    Cheers Paul
     
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    3 LINK Western Thunderer

  20. simond

    simond Western Thunderer

    £19400?

    is that for the coach, or the wheelbarrow?

    Atb
    Simon
     
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