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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby Jay200MPH » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:56 pm

Oh come on, seriously?!

Casio PT-20 auction
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Yeah it's a cool toy, but not for two hundred and twenty goddamn dollars. BIN is $240.

The worst part is, I'll bet some chumpface will buy it and then for the next decade every sleazy estate sale dealer who finds one in some deceased grandma's attic will insist it's a gold brick and cite this auction as proof.

BTW I'm still kicking myself for not buying the SK-10 I found at a thrift shop for $3 last year.

Edit: oh, ha ha there's another one on the same site for the still-out-to-lunch-but-not-as-utterly-absurd price of $60. Good luck with your gold brick up there. What did these cost new, like $39.90? At toy stores?
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby fh991586 » Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:59 am

This is a gem!
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby rhino » Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:27 pm



Yes, he was a good entertainer, but $5000 for a $500 keyboard from his stage band? Maybe I'll say I'm dead and start asking X10 for my stuff!
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby walkathon » Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:24 am

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby gridsleep » Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:02 am

The $2250 FiZmo is still there.
Recently there was a Hartmann Neuron that went for $2800 in original box with all original accessories. And a Yamaha VL-1 that went for $1499. Sorry, didn't save the links. I was too chicken$&#* to bid on them (have to be stingy at the moment) but I will ache for not having done it. I could have had both for less than what I sold my own Neuron for early last year. Ever get the feeling that life is just a string of bad decisions that teach you nothing?
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby ryryoftokyo » Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:34 pm

$240 for a toy Casio. Because why not be a hipster with too much money?
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby walkathon » Sun Jan 19, 2014 3:54 pm



heh, relisted again for $7k ... this one might end up sitting on the bay for years, good times.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby 8bit9bot » Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:21 pm

http://bit.ly/1cUk49X wow this jupiter 8 looks like an oscar for some reason
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby walkathon » Thu Jan 23, 2014 12:34 am



no power cable, basically untested, not minty by any means, etc
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Postby gridsleep » Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:57 pm

This one makes me want to beat my head against the wall.
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Postby gridsleep » Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:29 pm

Seriously? @*#& this. I quit. I'm outta here. I got nothin'.
And people still have the temerity to criticize Arturia for doing such good business? What alternative do we have? This?

And I don't fault Armens. They sell top notch equipment well cared for and nurtured. But this isn't even going to be used. It's either going to be bought by some collector and put on display in his show off penthouse, or by some hip-hop artist who will realize a real Jupiter 8 is a lot of trouble compared to software and go back to using his computer while this collects dust. Old synthesizers are going the same route as old sports cars. Sadly penned up in a museum, never to make noise again.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby fh991586 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:26 am

If it doesn't sell, then this incredibly high price won't become a standard.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby walkathon » Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:51 pm

fh991586 wrote:If it doesn't sell, then this incredibly high price won't become a standard.


JP-8 for $10K USD? No worries, it won't sell.
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Postby Ned Bouhalassa » Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:18 pm

Anyone wanna buy my SH-5 for 6 grand? It's a DEAL now! :lol: :roll:
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