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Buying from EBay?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Michael Stuart, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. Michael Stuart

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    looks good just pay with pay pal so your covered
     
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    Yep


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    it ships from hong kong you might be better off going with amazon paying a little more but have that amazon guarantee
     
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    Yeah I was thinking that. Prime day is coming up; that could be a pretty good opportunity to get one.


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    that is true also heard if you have a microcenter buy you sometimes are cheap there
     
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    I bought mine off ebay from cookie electronics for $599 new in box P3A. Comes from NY. I missed the first deal i saw from him so wrote him on ebay asking if he would do it again. He wrote back and said the sale would be on again within a few hours. It did. I bought it. Great transaction. Id look them up and see what you can do. Im cautious myself buying one from hong kong. Paypal protection is nice but i myself prefer to buy within U.S. from amazon or ebay types. Good luck hope you land a good deal

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    Yeah he doesn't currently have the deal going but I'll see if he can put it back up


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    If I could get Cookie Electronics to put the deal back up, would it matter if I payed with credit/debit or Paypal?


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    No. When you buy on eBay, all transactions are processed by PayPal no matter if you use a PayPal account or a credit card.
     
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    Oh... So I wouldn't even need a paypal account but it would still somehow go through PayPal?


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    Right. You don't need a PayPal account to pay through PayPal on eBay. eBay processes all payments though PayPal, so there is no way around it.

    FYI, eBay owns PayPal. I'm assuming that's why it's the only payment method.
     
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    I wouldn't buy from Ebay again. My phantom flew away, and I'm out of $700
     
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    What does buying it from eBay have to do with your $700 loss?
     
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    Most of the stuff is open box.


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    Are you saying most of the stuff on ebay is open box?