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Author Topic: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield  (Read 10796 times)


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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2012, 07:38:46 PM »
it's block 10 -block 15  , you have to modify it for another block, but is easy to do.
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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2012, 08:49:47 AM »
It looks nice... And here in Denmark, it is Block 10 or 15 with MLU update....

But 350 $.....    My wife would kill me... :bat:

I'll make my own...!!

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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2012, 10:48:24 AM »
It looks nice... And here in Denmark, it is Block 10 or 15 with MLU update....

But 350 $.....    My wife would kill me... :bat:

I'll make my own...!!

RUS

350, thats really a great deal.
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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2012, 01:17:31 PM »
It looks nice... And here in Denmark, it is Block 10 or 15 with MLU update....

But 350 $.....    My wife would kill me... :bat:

I'll make my own...!!

RUS

350, thats really a great deal.
Yeah, wish I could get it but the price will skyrocket once it gets down to 5 minutes.
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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2012, 01:20:09 PM »
Thats always the same with auctions. Those who can not be online while working etc. don't have any chance to get such items... the only possible thing so bid about the 10x price as in startign and hope then. But thats life...  :brickwall:

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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2012, 01:38:15 PM »
That's where sniper sites get their money.
You put your (maximum) bid via a sniper site.
The sniper site tests the bandwidth to the auction site (eBay),
and just one or 2 seconds before the auction ends, BWAMMM the sniper site puts in your bid.
If it is the highest you win, because nobody can be that fast to put in another higher bid.
If you really, and then I mean REALLY want the item you have to do what you already said:
put in a very high bid ... but often there is always somebody with deeper pockets than yours  :bat:

For my other hobby (PDP-11 stuff) I usually use a sniper site. Only in the very beginning (more than 10 years ago) I got out of bed at 4 in the morning  ::), just to try outbid the latst offer. Never had any luck, till I found out why ...
I use snipeswipe (www. in front and .com at the end). If you are outbid, it does not cost a penny, if you win, you pay 1% of the auction price.

happy bidding and good nights of sleep,  ;D
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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2012, 02:12:52 PM »
Thats why I normaly make parts on my own. Other weise I can't pay this hobby. I dont have much money, but I have time. And so I just need plans an measurements then it runs. Also testet out making a throttle arm for less than $150... but than those fu... bankers made the $ and ? going down like a shut down F-16 in bosnia and now the material is so expensive here for foreign that it is not longer worthwile...  :-\

And if you are lucky someone sells you plans for 300$  :wacko:

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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2012, 05:26:44 PM »
Glareshield sold for 560.00
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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2012, 07:26:36 PM »
Is that high?

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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2012, 12:55:32 AM »
if you don't have the money it is.... :biggrin:
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Re: Ebay Heads Up - Metal Glareshield
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2012, 06:01:28 AM »
I have money, but it is still $500 too expensive  :grumbl: