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New Mesu 200 for £1500.....really...

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Yeah saw that too ... i was kind of blown away for the price. Would've jumped on the case if only i could drive.

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It would be interesting to see if he wants the money before collecting it.

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Can't understand anyone selling one for that price - it doesn't make any kind of sense :icon_scratch:

I'd be tempted to drive for it but I really don't like gingerbread at all.

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There's a first time for everything... ;)

1 hour ago, johninderby said:

Looking at the following doesn’t inspire confidence.  🤔

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Well if it is genuine, someone has got an absolute bargain...well done to them....and yes I am very jealous.. 

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And avoided a long wait...  ordered mine in April but Lucas has had supply issues,  latest eta mid November... but I know it’ll be worth the wait

 

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2 minutes ago, tooth_dr said:

What does a new mesu 200 cost?

About the same as a New Dacia, £5.3kish.  I always worry these things are usually either stolen or a scam.

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7 minutes ago, John78 said:

About the same as a New Dacia, £5.3kish.  I always worry these things are usually either stolen or a scam.

Yes it does seem a little on the cheap side even for someone looking a quick sale.

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If the buyer can get a plausible explanation for the sale or see the original invoice/delivery note, turn up, see it working and pay at the time then it would appear they'll get a very good deal.

Very recent registration on the site, no previous history of advertising, and just a mount offered with no other kit at the same time at a very low price considering it would be almost certain to sell within hours for even twice the asking price, and no more detail in the ad that might address these rather obvious reasons for lack of confidence that it's all above board give me doubts though.  It may very well be legitimate, but on the basis of the ad alone I wouldn't touch it with a bargepole.

James

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I'd at least want a photo, can't see any reason not to post one if they have the mount.

Do Mesus have serial numbers ? if so I'd want to see that to check it's not stolen.

Dave

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1 hour ago, Davey-T said:

I'd at least want a photo, can't see any reason not to post one if they have the mount.

Do Mesus have serial numbers ? if so I'd want to see that to check it's not stolen.

Dave

Indeed....something doesn't seem quite right here. I  would probably apply the thinking that..."if it sounds too good to be true it probably is"

Steve

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56 minutes ago, SteveA said:

Indeed....something doesn't seem quite right here. I  would probably apply the thinking that..."if it sounds too good to be true it probably is"

Steve

I totally agree.. 🤔

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I contacted him and got a reply saying it was provisionally sold but if it fell through then he would come back to me, payment on collection so no chance of a scam and you could see it working.

So sometimes you can come across superb deals.

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1 hour ago, Jkulin said:

I contacted him and got a reply saying it was provisionally sold but if it fell through then he would come back to me, payment on collection so no chance of a scam and you could see it working.

So sometimes you can come across superb deals.

Wow....someone is very happy then... 😀 Not me though, missed out there..... ☹️

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Well in that case someone has got a really amazing bargain and good for them, despite it not making any sense! The seller could have got a quick sale for twice that amount if everything is as it should be - I'm stunned 😶

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Purchased new from UK dealer. So Modern Astronomy?? (Ive not seen asvertised elsewhere) Should have all receipts etc. Doesn't make sense. Could have sold back to the dealer for 3k and they could make another profit on it!

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Just 20 mins on the Net would tell a total non Astro person that it would be worth at least twice that, yet it was advertised on ABS so I just don’t get the price. 

I have written down for Mrs Tomato what my Astro gear is worth so she doesn’t do something similar should I expire unexpectedly.

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5 minutes ago, newbie alert said:

Maybe someone's wife sold it for what he said he paid for it!

I now have this image in my head of lots of SGL members rushing off to write an addendum to their will that tells surviving family what they actually paid for their gear instead of what they said they paid for their gear :D

James

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4 minutes ago, JamesF said:

I now have this image in my head of lots of SGL members rushing off to write an addendum to their will that tells surviving family what they actually paid for their gear instead of what they said they paid for their gear :D

James

I see I'm not the only one who has hidden receipts! I'm so glad FLO email the invoice over instead of sticking it in the plastic wallet on the box😁

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