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This may not be the proper place for this thread but I'm not sure where else to post:

Came across this auction for a 64GB iPad 2 with 3G for only $600. The seller has 100% feedback and has many of these items available (more than 10 it says). I emailed him the obvious questions but havent heard anything back. This model of iPad 2's are fetching well over a grand in other auctions.

What do you guys think? I thought it would be for the original iPad 64GB model, but the description and pictures say otherwise.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/NEW-A...#ht_3816wt_941
 
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post #2 of 10
Not everyone HAS to make a massive profit margin on everything

maybe he just wants to be a nice guy
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if it looks too good to be true...

i feel like i've seen the first pic on Engadget, and i don't get why he should be selling them for so far below MSRP.

i wouldn't do it
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Originally Posted by Sir Amik Vase View Post
Not everyone HAS to make a massive profit margin on everything

maybe he just wants to be a nice guy
By selling them for $230 less than retail?
 
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post #5 of 10
First off: EbayMotors...

OP, look at those price skews. One for $600, or ten for $4500, that's $450 an ipad2... This is probably a hacked account where a guy is banking on people seeing the lower price point for multiple orders and hoping others buy a lot of them thinking THEY can sell them for a profit.
This is a scam, guaranteed. I've personally been taken on a scam similar, on a stereo that someone made an entire webpage for some bogus stereo brand, listing msrp at $2000, and selling them on ebay with an open auction, knowing the bid would get no where near there with a bogus brand no one had heard of. So I lost $180 on a stereo that wasn't worth $50...

I would beware. Good luck!
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Why is it listed on Ebay Motors....

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Nobody is going to sell something at a loss. They are lying or it's stolen.
    
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post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
Why is it listed on Ebay Motors....

I didnt notice until you guys said that. He's sold a handful of them whatever they are. I'm not willing to find out.
 
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post #9 of 10
Its probably stolen property.


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Looks like the auction has been removed...
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