Is this too cheap?

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  1. Jaygee32

    Jaygee32 Read Only Funster

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    Noticed a 2001 Rapido 779m based on Mercedes, only 28.000 miles buy now price £5.200. pictures looked good. surely that cant be right?:Eek!:
     
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    Item number:300425258565

    " I OWN THIS MOTORHOME FROM APRIL 2009, ONLY 1 PREVIOUS OWNER, I'M FORCE TO SELL IT, MY LOSS IS YOURS "



    Sounds too good to be true!! I maybe wrong but I do wonder if I click on Buy now, it would be my loss!!

    Dale
     
  3. scotjimland

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    sounds like an ebay scam... do you have a link ?
     
  4. Brisey

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    If it looks too good to be true, it probably is.
    I would avoid it like the plague.
     
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    having bought 2 x rapidos would expect there to be 20g on top of that.
    to good to be true.
     
  6. paulmold

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    Definitely a scam . This lister is often on ebay, you can tell him by the sub-title he puts on, always has hyphens between all the words. If you click on it you will notice the website address in your address bar changes.
     
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    Has to be a scam
    he wants £645 postage:Eeek:
    even I know you cant post one of those for less than £700:RollEyes:
     
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    i have just bought this item by hitting the buy it now button.
    will be relisting it in about a week for 20 grand more.
    but in the mean time if someone wants to paypal me 15 grand i will let it go save me advertising it :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    chris
     
  10. JackieP

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    Scam. Sorry. You can only bid once you've emailed the seller with your email address.

    There's no such thing in life as a free Rapido. :)
     
  11. Jaygee32

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    I have no intention to buy it. I already have one...and love it. Just curious. Thanks for all your responses. Joan
     
  12. bigmillie

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    Did this this morning :thumb:


    Thank you for letting us know about a listing or seller you would like
    us to investigate for fraudulent activity. We are very concerned about
    this type of activity and we will review your report as soon as
    possible, usually within 24 hours.

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    IMPORTANT:

    The subject line you chose on the webform is reserved for reporting
    current items that may be listed for the purpose of committing fraud.



    We appreciate the time you took to contact us. To promote a safe
    trading environment for the eBay community, we prohibit users from
    engaging in any type of unlawful activity on the eBay web site and are
    dedicated to investigating such situations.

    Charlie
     
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    I've reported this same scam seller at least a dozen times in the last year, so if ebay investigate as they say they do, how come he keeps coming back. All they do is remove the listing and he puts it on again.
     
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    also a nice 2001 rapido 770f for a more realistic price.....£22,495.

    the other no longer exists on ebay:Doh:
     
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    Same here, I suspect that Ebay do not have any controls in place to flag this type of scam
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    Once it's pointed out to then the listing is removed , as you say until the next time

    I wonder just how many of these scams are running as we only spot the motorhome related ones


    Charlie
     
  16. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    I have some very nice Rapidos only £500 each


















































































    Deposit and ten years to pay :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    hi i have just report this seller to ebay. gave them the item no and the lady told me it came up argos. iam going to argos to by all thay have:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    motor home purchace

    Hi i have just joined your forum .We are new to motorhomes we have never owned one but we are going to look at one on sunday it is a fiat ducato k reg hobby 624 ak does anybody have any views on these good or bad will be interested to hear.By the way we live in south west France have done so for nealy a year.We feel we want to go traveling so want to start with something like forementioned motor home.

    many thanks Bob and Mary
     
  19. Geo

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    Hi Bob and Mary welcome to the fun site:thumb:
    You may have had a better response had you started a new thread,

    The Hobby range is well thought of in the motor home world both for quality and style good luck for Sunday
    Geo
     
  20. meanders

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    John Cross> You are a very naughty boy! :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Made me laugh out loud.:Laughing:
     
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