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    Ok so I won a pair of polk rt55i's on ebay. Free local pick up in cali was offered but so was shipping. $55 shipped via usps to be exact. So today I get an invoice for the price of just the speakers, no shipping price. On the invoice was a note: "just so you know, these are local pick up only".

    I sent him a message to remind him of his shipping option. He replies back : "I must have forgotten to remove that part from the description. We can
    cancel the transaction if you're not interested."

    What are my options here?
    Display: Sony 42" LCD
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    Panasonic DMP-BDT110 blu ray player
    AVR: Sony STR-DA2400ES
    Amp: Kenwood KM-894 x 2(fronts and surrounds)
    Fronts: Polk SDA2
    Center: Polk Monitor 7C
    Surrounds: Polk Monitor 7C
    Subwoofer: SVS PB10-ISD

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    How far is it-pick them up - be cool n pay shipping. ?
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    Yamaha-CA810-CT810----- No Speakers Yet
    Marantz SR1000-Pioneer PM120 workbench set up

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    Yea that would be quite a drive from Missouri. Not a lot you can do I would just let it go. I wouldn't try to make him if he doesn't want to because he might just throw them in a box with no packing and ship them to you and that would be a mess.

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    Another flakey ebayer. take your money back and run!
    "The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg." --Thomas Jefferson

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    Thanks guy. I probably will let this go. The bidding didn't go high on these and the seller is most likely upset about it. I'll bet he relists them with a much
    Higher starting bid.
    Display: Sony 42" LCD
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    Panasonic DMP-BDT110 blu ray player
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    Amp: Kenwood KM-894 x 2(fronts and surrounds)
    Fronts: Polk SDA2
    Center: Polk Monitor 7C
    Surrounds: Polk Monitor 7C
    Subwoofer: SVS PB10-ISD

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    We all make mistakes . Between shipping & other charges. prices will rise too
    Last edited by boston1450; 10-03-2013 at 11:07 PM.
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    Pioneer-SA9800-SG9800-CTF650-TXD1000-RT-909-Monitor11-Peerless
    Marantz-2252b-5025b-6300-YaQinCd1-TeacA4010s-Monitor7
    Yamaha-CR2040-Advent2-TeacA4010s-Monitor7

    Yamaha-CA810-CT810----- No Speakers Yet
    Marantz SR1000-Pioneer PM120 workbench set up

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    Four good reasons to take your money and run:

    1) Even at a decent price, they aren't in living room presentable condition, IMHO.
    2) fasteddie doesn't sound very excited about shipping them. This usually doesn't lead to good packing jobs.
    3) fasteddie does state, " I was told they worked but I didn't test them myself."
    4) The seller likes to be called fasteddie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teekay0007 View Post
    Four good reasons to take your money and run:

    1) Even at a decent price, they aren't in living room presentable condition, IMHO.
    2) fasteddie doesn't sound very excited about shipping them. This usually doesn't lead to good packing jobs.
    3) fasteddie does state, " I was told they worked but I didn't test them myself."
    4) The seller likes to be called fasteddie.
    Which is why the term "won" maybe isn't the best description.
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    Eh if it was me, I'd cancel, sounds like the seller is ok with this. Just my $0.02.
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    Take your money and run Thomas. I am deal seeker as well, but there are some auctions that you just shouldn't bid on on ebay...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rooftop59 View Post
    Take your money and run Thomas. I am deal seeker as well, but there are some auctions that you just shouldn't bid on on ebay...
    +1000 on what Paul said, you'll find a better deal somewhere near you on something else. I always prefer if possible, picking up items in person instead of shipping. As was stated above, a number of sellers on fleabay suck at packing,lol.

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    I messaged last night to tell him its okay to cancel. I did get him to admit that he was simply losing money, which was all I wanted to say in the first place.
    Forgetting to remove the shipping bit from the description was a load of bull. But we all make mistakes. I wished him luck with the sale.

    Again, thanks for the advice, guys.
    Display: Sony 42" LCD
    Sources: Harman Kardon DVD-27,
    Panasonic DMP-BDT110 blu ray player
    AVR: Sony STR-DA2400ES
    Amp: Kenwood KM-894 x 2(fronts and surrounds)
    Fronts: Polk SDA2
    Center: Polk Monitor 7C
    Surrounds: Polk Monitor 7C
    Subwoofer: SVS PB10-ISD

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    Bummer, but better than being out money.

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    did you check his feedback ?
    if its good ask him how much the shipping cost would be ?
    do you want them ?
    did you get a good deal ?

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