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Offline philward

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Scammers all over Ebay
« on: December 01, 2018, 09:31:41 PM »
My project search I have saved on ebay is dominated with scammers lately - i.e.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/honda-cb750-4-k2-uk-bike/283285879377?hash=item41f5277a51:g:GUkAAOSwRcZcAvUK:rk:1:pf:0
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Kawasaki ZZR1100D3
Honda CB750K2
Honda CR750 Replica
Honda CB750K6 Cafe Racer Project

Offline neat street

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Re: Scammers all over Ebay
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2018, 09:41:45 AM »
taken off pretty quick?
CB750F
Lambretta SX200

Offline SumpMagnet

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Re: Scammers all over Ebay
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2018, 11:36:59 AM »
Sad....but wherever there is money being spent...there will be scammers.

The more a bikes value goes up, the more likely you are to get people passing off junk as restored, or 'rare' examples cobbled together from the cheaper less sought after models. I mean...how hard would it be to pass off an F2 as an early K series. Swap a few bits...hide the rest with crud and rusty cast offs and call it a 'barn find'?
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CB900F Hornet - the daily transport

Offline philward

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Re: Scammers all over Ebay
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2018, 12:00:21 PM »
taken off pretty quick?
I have a saved search for 'Projects' and whenever they're taken off, they are relisted. Yesterday, out of about the ist 15 items, scams numbered about 12 - of which the same item was re-listed following (I assume) ebay taking them off. If you look at the scammers other items, there's pages and pages of sought after cars and bikes.
Drives me mad!
Current Bikes:-
Kawasaki ZZR1100D3
Honda CB750K2
Honda CR750 Replica
Honda CB750K6 Cafe Racer Project