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I couldn't help but post this....

This auction posted by NewEnough for the teknic stinger jacket just ended for $144 + 10 shipping. It even states clearly that there is a defect in the jacket.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/e...0295133193&sspagename=STRK:MEWAX:IT&viewitem=

Why would you pay that when they are selling the same jacket, without defect, on the retail site for $99 + shipping
http://newenough.com/closeouts/text...teknic/stinger_textile_motorcycle_jacket.html

Just goes to show that ebay is not always the best place to find a deal...... and also that there are plenty of folks out there with more money than brains.
 

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I know a few people who pay way too much on almost everything. I think I could make a living off the profit alone if I simply re-sell to them the deals I find by shopping around the intraweb......Oh wait, it's called Ebay! ;)
 

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I'm into duck hunting and I watched a dozen decoys that sell new at the store for $25.00 go for around $90.00. I think most People don't do there research
 

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I said the same thing yesterday. I was looking at a vidoe player that sells for $99 new from the manufacturer and it was going for over $125 on the bay. I think people get wrapped up in the bidding fever.
 

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I shouldn't give away any secrets here. But I sell a lot of stuff on ebay, and I always set the opening bid at something really small, like $1 or $5 - whatever, and no reserve. At least those are the auctions where I've sold for the highest price.

I figure, that once someone bids on something thinking I'd pay $5 for that they start thinking about how nice it would be to own that item and then they get attached to the idea of owning that item and before you know it, they don't want to get out bid.

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I shouldn't give away any secrets here. But I sell a lot of stuff on ebay, and I always set the opening bid at something really small, like $1 or $5 - whatever, and no reserve. At least those are the auctions where I've sold for the highest price.

I figure, that once someone bids on something thinking I'd pay $5 for that they start thinking about how nice it would be to own that item and then they get attached to the idea of owning that item and before you know it, they don't want to get out bid.

dp
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