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Marlow

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760 days ago

Is it OK to post an ad in Trade & Swap with a link to an ebay auction?


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Martin Sojka

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#1 posted 760 days ago

Hello, if it’s your personal auction then it’s okay.

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#2 posted 760 days ago

OK, thanks for the info. Trying to stay law-abiding.

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#3 posted 760 days ago

As long as you don’t offer it for sale here while simultaneously posting an auction for the item on eBay. You’ll be in a predicament trying to cancel an eBay auction, especially if you have a standing bid.

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#4 posted 760 days ago

FWIW, I’d put “on ebay” or something similar in the title.
For some reason a lot of people despise ebay.
It’s one of my main sources for lumber and plexiglass.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#5 posted 760 days ago

Martin,

Thanks for the LumberJocks website and your very reasonable policies. That’s what makes this the best woodworking site on the Internet.

Hal Dougherty

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#6 posted 760 days ago

Caveat: you can list something on Ebay and have it for sale locally, such as a car. As long as you let all potential bidders know that the auction can end at any time because it is for sale locally, you are covered. It happens all the time. I just purchased a motorcycle that was listed on Ebay; the seller ended the auction once I gave the deposit. The same principle would apply here. Personally,I would have no problem with you directing people to an Ebay ad. The more exposure you get, the more chances you have of selling your item. Good Luck!

-- Mike

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Marlow

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#7 posted 760 days ago

Thanks all for the input. This item is one which is no longer made by Lie-Nielsen and it may attract both users and collectors. Posting it on sites like this should give it wide exposure to the users: I suspect the collectors will have no problem finding it on ebay.

Regards all

Marlow

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