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    • seatbeltnoob
    • By seatbeltnoob 10th Oct 17, 11:44 AM
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    shpock so good for discounts
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    • 10th Oct 17, 11:44 AM
    shpock so good for discounts 10th Oct 17 at 11:44 AM
    Bought a roof back OEM to my car for £25 (going on ebay for £80).

    I got a halfords roof box for £40 the 420L model. They retail for £189. I would have paid up to half that as it was in pretty good condition. But seller sold it to me for peanuts.

    I find that shpock tends to have a more of a "I don't want the hassle, just flog it cheap" crowd.

    Gumtree tends to ask for a bit more. Shpock is a far less savvy market for sellers. They just want to list and sell things quickly
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    • Stoke
    • By Stoke 10th Oct 17, 12:02 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 12:02 PM
    I might give it a crack today.
    • mickeymouse303
    • By mickeymouse303 10th Oct 17, 12:04 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 12:04 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 12:04 PM
    That reminds me that I downloaded the app ages ago and never used it haha. I'll see what I can find...
    • soolin
    • By soolin 10th Oct 17, 12:54 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 12:54 PM
    Whilst I don't tend to buy or sell car stuff I do find SHpock a great site for finding all sorts of odd things going really cheaply. my son got some really decent branded car mats from there from someone who just couldn't be bothered to list on eBay- got them for just £1 , brand new and un unused
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    • Stoke
    • By Stoke 10th Oct 17, 1:15 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 1:15 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 1:15 PM
    So far I've not found anything particularly cheap, perhaps it's all about timing. The radio I recently bought on ebay for £50 delivered is £60 collection only on shpock.

    I'll keep trying.
    • seatbeltnoob
    • By seatbeltnoob 10th Oct 17, 1:56 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 1:56 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 1:56 PM
    So far I've not found anything particularly cheap, perhaps it's all about timing. The radio I recently bought on ebay for £50 delivered is £60 collection only on shpock.

    I'll keep trying.
    Originally posted by Stoke
    oh dont get me wrong, there will always be people overvalueing their items. On my search the roofbox I bought was listed at £120 by someone else.
    • Stoke
    • By Stoke 10th Oct 17, 2:39 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 2:39 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 2:39 PM
    oh dont get me wrong, there will always be people overvalueing their items. On my search the roofbox I bought was listed at £120 by someone else.
    Originally posted by seatbeltnoob
    Yeah but it's all about luck isn't it? I still think there's bargains to be had on eBay. Just look in the right place and find items that haven't been listed correctly and you can make a fortune!!
    • stator
    • By stator 10th Oct 17, 2:46 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 2:46 PM
    Stuff sold too cheap is usually stolen goods
    Changing the world, one sarcastic comment at a time.
    • Herzlos
    • By Herzlos 10th Oct 17, 3:33 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 3:33 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 3:33 PM
    Stuff sold too cheap is usually stolen goods
    Originally posted by stator
    A bit of common sense is required; someone selling a laptop for 10% of market price in a hurry without knowing much about it is probably stolen goods. Someone selling a roofbox that's been in the back of the garage for years and can tell you about it probably isn't.
    • Stoke
    • By Stoke 10th Oct 17, 3:38 PM
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    Stuff sold too cheap is usually stolen goods
    Originally posted by stator
    Is the part below your post supposed to explain your post...?
    • stator
    • By stator 10th Oct 17, 4:24 PM
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    Is the part below your post supposed to explain your post...?
    Originally posted by Stoke
    No, nothing I say is ever tongue in cheek
    Changing the world, one sarcastic comment at a time.
    • Stoke
    • By Stoke 10th Oct 17, 6:26 PM
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    No, nothing I say is ever tongue in cheek
    Originally posted by stator
    I see Carry on.
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