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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby ScruffyLookingNH » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:39 pm

In theory, report these as unlicenced fakes and eBay should remove them. Worth 20 seconds on reporting the item....

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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:15 pm

ScruffyLookingNH wrote:In theory, report these as unlicenced fakes and eBay should remove them. Worth 20 seconds on reporting the item....


Duly reported.
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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby tobedesu » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:47 pm

Reported. EBay has a drop down menu and these clearly fit in the "counterfeit/fake" items.

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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby Nick_IoW » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:51 pm

Robstyley wrote:They're not fooling me. Yes they are close in many ways but they are also all wrong. The scope's too thick, the magazines the wrong shape, the protrusion at the very back is the wrong shape and the whole sculpt is too sharp. And the colour is wrong. These kind of fairly accurate Imp blasters have been around for years, some of these below were sold to me as long as 9 years ago. I still don't think anyone has made good enough repros to fool a reasonably experienced collector.

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Where are the epm's on the imperial blasters? Their fake Jawa ones have them on the end of the barrel which is totally wrong and a dead give away (it should just be a seam).

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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby subzero » Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:15 pm

Just reported every single listing, i'd advise everyone else to do the same, if all of them are reported then the higher chance of more listings being removed, the more that's removed the more violations this seller will get.

That's the problem with this seller now is she's been selling some of these for a good price so now she's getting greedy, and starting to list a lot of multiple listings flooding ebay with them, and she's started doing multiple 'buy it now' listings too when you're only allowed to have one.

Pure fucking greed :evil:
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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby aussiejames » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:29 am

Nick the injection point (not EPM- which are ejector pin marks) on the Imperial blasters is on the back of the scope- unlike any other known Imperial blaster. So like the repro Jawa blaster having it on the front of the barrel- these are dead giveaways.


Rob you mention these blasters:
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to me those are all real, what am I missing??

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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:41 am

aussiejames wrote:Nick the injection point (not EPM- which are ejector pin marks) on the Imperial blasters is on the back of the scope- unlike any other known Imperial blaster. So like the repro Jawa blaster having it on the front of the barrel- these are dead giveaways.


Rob you mention these blasters:
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to me those are all real, what am I missing??


Yes, I agree with James. It looks like you've got two blue version 4 blasters; 3 blue black version 4 blasters and possibly 1 version 5 blaster with a similar pattern on the handle to the new batch of repros were discussing. This could be a good day for you :D
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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby aussiejames » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:47 am

^^^^^ exactly

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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby subzero » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:49 am

Maybe the wrong picture accidentally uploaded?.. or the wrong weapons accidentally grabbed for the pic? :?:
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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby ScruffyLookingNH » Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:27 am

Well now, isn't that a coincidence. It gets reported here and all of a sudden.....he ends the listing. We got a lurker in our midst, I reckon. Maybe coincidence, but I doubt it.

If eBay had ended it then it would bring up an error message, but this has clearly been ended by the seller.

He has 13, yep thirteen, other listings running on these. I've reported 6 (not saying which 6), if everyone spent a couple of mins picking random ones then it may have some effect. eBay will at least flag the account and one dealing in counterfeit goods which will complicate any future disputes this prick gets in.

And if the seller is reading this: you're a cunt.

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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby spoons » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:04 pm

ScruffyLookingNH wrote:And if the seller is reading this: you're a cunt.


Ha ha ha :lol:
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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby subzero » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:06 pm

spoons wrote:
ScruffyLookingNH wrote:And if the seller is reading this: you're a cunt.


Ha ha ha :lol:


I concur, cunt it definitely is :lol:
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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby Pomse2001 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:37 pm

ScruffyLookingNH wrote:Well now, isn't that a coincidence. It gets reported here and all of a sudden.....he ends the listing. We got a lurker in our midst, I reckon. Maybe coincidence, but I doubt it.

If eBay had ended it then it would bring up an error message, but this has clearly been ended by the seller.

He has 13, yep thirteen, other listings running on these. I've reported 6 (not saying which 6), if everyone spent a couple of mins picking random ones then it may have some effect. eBay will at least flag the account and one dealing in counterfeit goods which will complicate any future disputes this prick gets in.

And if the seller is reading this: you're a cunt.


Cunt :shock: and I thought me and Todd was the only ones that use bad words on the forum :lol:

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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby Tarkin's nosehair » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:44 pm

Took great pleasure in reporting "The Cunt" also :D

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Re: Near Perfect Repros

Postby tobedesu » Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:11 pm

Waltham Wookiee wrote:I messaged the seller to try and get them to understand the damage this dose to our hobby. She just mocked me and said she didn't care.


I'm not surprised by the reaction.
Still, the way things could be going then we will have the last laugh.


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