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Old 03-02-2015, 08:14 PM   #21
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Default Re: Another way you can be scammed on Ebay

If you read the DETAILS, It states items are being sent by Fed X or UPS.. So the higher price to the east coast.. ETC..
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Old 03-02-2015, 08:26 PM   #22
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I see $29.69. I'm in Oregon, seller listed as Long Beach California.
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Old 03-02-2015, 08:42 PM   #23
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Here is a link to a pile of Model A junk on Ebay. For $5.50 I would not mind adding the junk to my model A junk box, but wait! Check out the shipping cost!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Accumulated-...45273980&rt=nc
It is his choice on how he wants to send it..
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Old 03-02-2015, 11:00 PM   #24
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I just checked. $26.55
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Old 03-02-2015, 11:36 PM   #25
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One of the reason's the shipping is higher than the cost is because the seller set it up that way. Ebay gets I think around 10% of auction price and not the shipping. The seller makes out better on the shipping than the auction final. He gets more for his item and Ebay doesn't. Afordman31

They get a percentage of shipping as well.

The reason we are all seeing different shipping amounts id due to the seller using the Ebay shipping calculator. The number changes due to the starting zip code and the ending zip code.
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Old 03-02-2015, 11:41 PM   #26
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46.41 to VA still too high
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