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Proof, conversions do make money

Old 06-18-08, 07:11 PM
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Proof, conversions do make money

I did it, sold one of my bikes. Sure will miss it.

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Old 06-18-08, 07:15 PM
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Wow, good job man.
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Old 06-18-08, 07:16 PM
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And proof that if you get a bike for free, it's really easy to sell for a large profit!
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Old 06-18-08, 07:20 PM
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it was crazy that it went for so high.

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Old 06-18-08, 07:20 PM
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Although you didn't "do anything" technically, I would feel bad for the buyer.
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Old 06-18-08, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by p*****ypride View Post
Although you didn't "do anything" technically, I would feel bad for the buyer.
If he is happy im glad, the bike is great and very very good condition. so im glad he found what he wanted.

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Old 06-18-08, 07:25 PM
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definitely a sketchy noob description....
http://cgi.ebay.com/NOS-Nishiki-Prof...QQcmdZViewItem
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Old 06-18-08, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by gargiulo.mike View Post
definitely a sketchy noob description....
http://cgi.ebay.com/NOS-Nishiki-Prof...QQcmdZViewItem

I used the description to the best of my knowledge

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Old 06-18-08, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by bdfresh via ebay
these [cranks] are in much better than Mint condition
better than mint condition, eh?

oh, maybe you meant Mint Condition the band
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Old 06-18-08, 08:23 PM
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yeah dude I'm not going to be polite about it... that was a huge dick move describing the bike like that. you don't even know if the flipchops are njs? and are you sure that was really japanese made? doubt it. and nothing can be "better than Mint (sic)," it's either mint or in a worse condition.

all in all it's a generic bike boom conversion with slightly nicer lugwork and some possibly-decent, esoteric cranks.

in the general sense (not pointed at you): if you have any sense of morality, relist that with a less misleading description with more hard facts and less embellishment. the ruthless capitalist in you would never think of morals, though.
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Old 06-18-08, 08:27 PM
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not real deep vs on the bike. and you're not even including the carbon seatpost?
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Old 06-18-08, 08:27 PM
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someone definitely didn't know what they were buying.
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Old 06-18-08, 08:31 PM
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You guys don't know what you're talking about.

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Old 06-18-08, 08:37 PM
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be like mookie: do the right thing and give him his money back
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Old 06-18-08, 08:38 PM
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Wait until he posts here.
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Old 06-18-08, 08:39 PM
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dude will want a refund anyway once his box of BS comes
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Old 06-18-08, 08:41 PM
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i feel sorry for your grandpa.
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Old 06-18-08, 08:44 PM
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He liked the bike, he bid, simple as that.

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Old 06-18-08, 08:48 PM
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I'm not sure how rare that frame is, but that looks like a bad deal for him.

How hard is it to go buy a metric tape measure from a dollar store or x-mart?
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Old 06-18-08, 08:52 PM
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ouch.. it was gonna cost $500 to ship to canada?
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Old 06-18-08, 08:54 PM
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ouch.. it was gonna cost $500 to ship to canada?
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Old 06-18-08, 09:21 PM
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Yeah, I mentioned this in the eBay thread already. You lied about pretty much everything and suckered some newb. Your grand-pap would be proud, I am sure. Oh well, I believe in karma

LOL, I just noticed your description of the pedals: "The pedals are MKS track pedals with MKS stainless cages and leather straps". Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight.

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Old 06-18-08, 09:21 PM
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I'm going to sound stupid asking, but wha da hell: what does njs mean, i see this everywhere?
I'm not the buyer, by the way.

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Old 06-18-08, 09:30 PM
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just for the record, bdfresh, although the buyer is ultimately at fault for spending too much, you are a total scumbag for your inaccurate and deceptive listing and a ****ing ******bag for coming here to brag about it.
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Old 06-18-08, 09:37 PM
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Welp, it is a public forum....and anyone with an eBay account can message another eBay member....


And yeah, the guy is a douch3-bag; he received a lot of help here before he built up his awesome NJS-Keirin-grandpappy machine and he goes out and burns a newb. This is why we can't have nice things.
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