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Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by edcat7 » Tue May 26, 2015 4:02 pm

I saw a 2002 Ramirez A1 going for sale for £GBP 1300 on Craigslist London . Since I can't afford it anyway I thought I'd tell all. It's claimed to be in good condition but is it too good to be true?

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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by dng » Tue May 26, 2015 4:13 pm

why he/she is selling it?
good to know the reason...
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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by gitgeezer » Wed May 27, 2015 1:51 am

It's been posted for two months. Something ain't right.

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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by Peter Lovett » Wed May 27, 2015 9:41 am

gitgeezer wrote:It's been posted for two months. Something ain't right.
Strange, I just looked up the advertisement and it says that it was posted 19 days ago. Perhaps been relisted?

Supposedly certified for authenticity and value but then it wouldn't be the first scam to offer that as well.

Ah, just noticed, there is a second Ramirez 1A for sale at £1600 that has been posted for 2 months.
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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by petermc61 » Wed May 27, 2015 12:28 pm

It is described as a WRC soundboard but the picture looks like spruce to me. Beware.

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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by markodarko » Wed May 27, 2015 12:32 pm

It's the old adage - if something seems too good to be true, it usually is.
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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by edcat7 » Wed May 27, 2015 11:12 pm

Without ever having played a genuine or fake one how does one tell?
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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by petermc61 » Sat May 30, 2015 4:50 am

I made a few enquiries to the seller and it is almost certainly suspect. Did not respond to a question about the action, for example. Mainly wanted to know when I could pick it up and I had to pay cash.

In the last few hours it looks like Craigslist has removed the listing.

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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by edcat7 » Sat May 30, 2015 5:39 am

Thanks Peter for alerting us.
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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by petermc61 » Sat May 30, 2015 6:26 am

edcat7 wrote:Thanks Peter for alerting us.
Nothing that good is that cheap. Hope you are well Ed.

Peter

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Re: Cheap Ramirez A1-too good to be true?

Post by markodarko » Sat May 30, 2015 1:40 pm

petermc61 wrote:I made a few enquiries
Ha ha. Love it. Conjures up some communications between yourself and low-level contacts. I like the fact that the seller has now mysteriously vanished off of craigslist. A coincidence? I think not. I'm thinking that some concrete foundations in London have recently acquired a permanent guest. :mrgreen:
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