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Offline Greasemonkey

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Re: My War Horse
« Reply #20 on: January 09, 2019, 04:53:10 PM »
That is one place, Armslist, I will not buy from, seen too many ads taken from other places. I have inquired about certain things and was told if you pay a little extra for it, I will ship it to you.....when it required a FFL01 transfer.... UHM NO!!! Someone is always trying to screw the next guy.. Some love it, and I will glady leave that mess....errrr...all that wonderfulness for them to souly enjoy.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse......

Leave the gun take the cannoli.

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Re: My War Horse
« Reply #21 on: January 10, 2019, 09:30:40 AM »
GM, I submitted a scam to Armslist on all three bogus ads - all were still listed a week or so later. The 01FFL, asking for a telephone number or additional pics smokes these turds out every time. One mutt replied that he works three jobs and didn't have time to take my call!

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Re: My War Horse
« Reply #22 on: January 10, 2019, 11:26:26 AM »
I've only purchased (traded) via an Armslist ad once, and it was a face-to-face (via FFL) deal. No way I would do a remote deal. I haven't sold there in quite a while. The last two listings I made both got scam responders wanting to send me their paycheck, then I was supposed to deposit it and send the rifle and difference back thumb1 fart1 Does that crap actually work on people?! Who would take such a ridiculous offer?  rofl

BTW, that brings up a point people ought to know about banks. It can take 3+ weeks for a check to truly "clear". When the funds show up in your account, as in, they are available to spend, that just means the bank has given you the rope; if it bounces, you're liable crapfan
If you are suspicious of a check, you can inform your teller and they can flag it with a hold on the funds and it'll get the scrutiny it deserves timeout read1 think1

The only time I've done that was with a "bank check" issued by a Louisiana bayou credit union using 1970s watermark technology (a graphic arts savvy person with a good laser printer could print their checks). It turned out to be good, but the buyer was rather impatient hurry1 about the 3 weeks it took to ship it, despite my communication early about the hold, and his initial concurrence that it was fine. I stated in the Gun Broker auction in two places that it was USPS MO only (spelled it out too), again in the initial email to the buyer, and again in a follow on email  bat1 Some people have poor reading comprehension or simply insist on doing it their way, regardless fineprint banghead1 chuckles1

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Re: My War Horse
« Reply #23 on: January 10, 2019, 03:54:34 PM »
I favor the USPS money order but will accept a certified bank check if the buyer on GB has a healthy string of A+'s relative to payment.