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Old 9th March 2020
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I have never seen or had any trouble with scams on reverb.com
No, of course not, I see rather questionable auctions. about which one can ask. of course everything is right.

https://reverb.com/item/9848136-stee...e-analog-synth
Old 9th March 2020
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I don't see anything wrong with that item, it's unlikely to sell but that's hardly a scam.
Old 9th March 2020
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I don't see anything wrong with that item, it's unlikely to sell but that's hardly a scam.
no one pays this price for this synth .. I could have bought the same 2 years ago for less than 1k. no bargain but ok.
imagine this sale never happened? the rest please think for yourself.
Old 9th March 2020
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It's not a scam though.

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no one pays this price for this synth .. I could have bought the same 2 years ago for less than 1k. no bargain but ok.
imagine this sale never happened? the rest please think for yourself.
Old 9th March 2020
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It's not a scam though.
no, no idea what to call it .. advertising .. hmm no
Old 9th March 2020
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Maybe it's their retirement plan.

I have one too... I found a piece of popcorn that looks rather like the holy mother and I'm keeping it until the time is right to sell it for a 6 figure sum.

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no, no idea what to call it .. advertising .. hmm no
Old 9th March 2020
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Maybe it's their retirement plan.

I have one too... I found a piece of popcorn that looks rather like the holy mother and I'm keeping it until the time is right to sell it for a 6 figure sum.
OT! here you see him live .. no idea if he is really connected ..

Old 9th March 2020
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is not a scam or something..but a crazy offer .. 57 guitars and a few amps, ...you also have to consume crack





https://www.freemusictribe.com/guita...m161I6xi7VppPY
The first 3 pages (out of 5 total) of their "keys" category, are full of "wishful thinking" prices. Maybe potential sellers will flock there thinking, "Good, this site must attract wealthy fools!" But, I doubt the effectiveness of any of that.
Old 9th March 2020
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I think it's wishful thinking to imagine that anybody would want to use this hastily constructed site based on "trust" when reverb.com offers insurance to sellers.

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The first 3 pages (out of 5 total) of their "keys" category, are full of "wishful thinking" prices. Maybe potential sellers will flock there thinking, "Good, this site must attract wealthy fools!" But, I doubt the effectiveness of any of that.
Old 10th March 2020
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I think it's wishful thinking to imagine that anybody would want to use this hastily constructed site based on "trust" when reverb.com offers insurance to sellers.
I was thinking the same thing too. I used to use Sweetwater Gear Trade or Sonic State back in the 90's based on trust. It was a different time back then. And as for Reverb, their support has been excellent for me any time I've had an issue, which has been rare. Worlds apart better than EPrey. The people buying and selling on Reverb have also been pretty cool that vast majority of the time as well.

Devon
Old 10th March 2020
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I was thinking the same thing too. I used to use Sweetwater Gear Trade or Sonic State back in the 90's based on trust. It was a different time back then. And as for Reverb, their support has been excellent for me any time I've had an issue, which has been rare. Worlds apart better than EPrey. The people buying and selling on Reverb have also been pretty cool that vast majority of the time as well.

Devon
“Power sellers” can say more to how things have changed since they’ve been acquired by Etsy, however i’ve been seeing music gear im interested in shift to Reverb fairly quickly over the last few years, and it’s been great as a seller, second only to Craigslist. Ebay is too bloated and untargeted.
Old 27th March 2020
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Somebody please send a question to this lazy ass seller to ask if the Juno comes with it. Also the lego sets.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/202947263823?ul_noapp=true
Old 1st April 2020
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AKAI-S300...UAAOSwg0degPWy

£950 for a s3000xl...lol, i got one of those a few years ago for 40 quid, what a chancer
Old 3rd April 2020
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Behringer...4AAOSw5v9eU9vu

£249 + £8.90 shipping (£257.90) for a used synth that's currently in mass production to the extreme and retails at £140 new (with free shipping) at practically every store in the UK right now.

Old 3rd April 2020
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Behringer...4AAOSw5v9eU9vu

£249 + £8.90 shipping (£257.90) for a used synth that's currently in mass production to the extreme and retails at £140 new (with free shipping) at practically every store in the UK right now.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Behringer...cAAOSwYSFePHO-

Same seller. Another Behringer synth. Again 50% more expensive than a brand new one.

In all his listings he's claiming the used items are 'new but taken out of box and tested'.

Absolutely bananas.
Old 4th April 2020
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Behringer...cAAOSwYSFePHO-

Same seller. Another Behringer synth. Again 50% more expensive than a brand new one.

In all his listings he's claiming the used items are 'new but taken out of box and tested'.

Absolutely bananas.
I always look at this thread as I find human greed fascinating, it kind of goes from fibbing about it being new to trying to rip people off completely in a state of total delusion .
Old 4th April 2020
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I always look at this thread as I find human greed fascinating, it kind of goes from fibbing about it being new to trying to rip people off completely in a state of total delusion .
I'm half-tempted to buy these 'new' synths, try them at home for 14 days and then return them under the cooling off period that mandatory with the online sale of new goods.
Old 4th April 2020
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I'm half-tempted to buy these 'new' synths, try them at home for 14 days and then return them under the cooling off period that mandatory with the online sale of new goods.
Yeah good move

I always feel a bit guilty if I do this with genuine and decent online retailers because I know they can't resell for the full price after that (although I know they factor that loss into the retail price !)

So that's where people like this become useful
Old 5th April 2020
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/193410328518

New korg wavestate. Yours for only £2500
Old 5th April 2020
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OT! here you see him live .. no idea if he is really connected ..

LOL! Moon Man fever!
Old 5th April 2020
  #4461
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A Tascam Teac 244 Portastudio for 420$

I always thought 200$ was a ridiculous price, but almost 400 bucks? come on man

EDIT: found one for 1'100$
Old 6th April 2020
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WOW! Am I the first to see this -- a DX7ii for $995

https://www.ebay.com/itm/143100684080
Old 6th April 2020
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WOW! Am I the first to see this -- a DX7ii for $995

https://www.ebay.com/itm/143100684080
isn't armens known to ask exorbitant prices for vintage gear / gear in general?
they also have a d50 on sale for 899$
Old 6th April 2020
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original ober-viscount. worst VA ever.. only 1k..more then @ reverb



https://www.ricardo.ch/de/a/oberheim...et-1110831648/
Old 15th April 2020
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/193410328518

New korg wavestate. Yours for only £2500
These are 800 new! I’m speechless.
Old 15th April 2020
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original ober-viscount. worst VA ever.. only 1k..more then @ reverb



https://www.ricardo.ch/de/a/oberheim...et-1110831648/
BHWAHAHAHA!! True that! I had one. It had the worst presets imaginable. I liked one sound on it. OB Brass, or something. That was it. It couldn't make a single good sound other than that. Of course, I didn't like FIZMO either, but consider the times - Analog was on a come back, VA was firmly established as OK, Oberheim used to have clout, but no product to sell owned by Viscount. So, they came out with a dud, and the Andromeda blew everyone away. So many bugs on both.
Old 16th April 2020
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3 switches for a Syncussion worth 4 Euro for 65 Euro. They are obsolete, but can easily be replaced by another type of switches.

https://www.ebay.de/itm/MHS122k-Swit...AAAOSwq5hejk6q
Old 16th April 2020
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A Tascam Teac 244 Portastudio for 420$

I always thought 200$ was a ridiculous price, but almost 400 bucks? come on man

EDIT: found one for 1'100$
Aha, but it's ANALOG TAPE you see. That makes it worth a lot of money. Looking at the local ads in my area, everyone now thinks their 2-head domestic RTR from the early 70s is worth $400.
Old 20th April 2020
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Aha, but it's ANALOG TAPE you see. That makes it worth a lot of money. Looking at the local ads in my area, everyone now thinks their 2-head domestic RTR from the early 70s is worth $400.
Where as I know my REVOX PR99 is!
Old 21st April 2020
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[QUOTE=Lamster;14675631]Where as I know my REVOX PR99 is![/QUOTE]
Nice machine
I'm rebuilding an A77 at the moment.
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