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Sainsburys_Ed

Member since Apr 2008 • Last active Jul 2021

I joined the forum when on my way to Sainsburys in April 2008 as there was a ride going to Southend...
Then I got a job at Sainsburys for the lols..
I still don’t take life much more seriously.

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  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    Vw transporter…

    Looking for SCA Pop top, rib 112 bed with isofix, kitchen, insulation and lining, electrics…

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    does anyone have a recommendation for a conversion company, there are a million out there, and while i've found one i like they cant do anything till November at best, and i'm impatient!

    preference for around berkshire so I can go and see them relatively easily

  • in Classifieds
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    Going for this option, either going to sell the watch on here if there is interest or hold on to it for a rainy day…

    Might even wear it a bit…

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    This guy has fucking left me negative feedback!

    He’s a professional ebayer by the look of things and I have his address do
    A) send him a turd in the post
    B) buy all his items in eBay and then ask to cancel them/burn my eBay account
    C) threaten libel

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    Was suggested I come here from the ebay thread after someone bought it and then decided he didn’t want it following a scammer buying it and then getting contacted by eBay to say they were a scammer, so a bit fed up of there!

    I recently inherited a watch, it was in a tin of things my grandmother kept belonging to my grandfather, he died in ‘92 and she died last year. Following a bit of research it seems it’s an Omega 6B/452 1953 “fat arrow”, I don’t know where the watch came from as my grandfather was in the navy during ww2 and I think he left at the end of the war so wasn’t a pilot in 1953 when these were issued. My best guess is that as he was an office clerk for British rail and it may have been recovered from the lost property at London Bridge station as did my first bike but that’s another story! As such it doesn’t hold any sentimental value, and I’d rather have some cash towards something I can enjoy!

    It was suggested by someone on ebay the back engraving is different to others, and I’ve removed the back and it seems a genuine omega case so not sure if it is messed around with or when (likely 30+ years ago if it was!).

    The watch runs once wound, but does lose a bit of time over a day, I’ve not checked how much!

    Wondering if there is any interest or advice on if there is a better place to sell it, seems like dealer price is about £3k, eBay price ~£2k, would be happy with £1600 but let me know if I’m way off here!

    I did buy a nato strap for it but as it would involve cutting off the leather strap I’ve not done anything with that yet..

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    Sold a watch I inherited on eBay earlier, and then got chased to dispatch same day, which I was going to do anyway, once I got to the post office the buyer messaged me saying that he felt the back wasn’t original (based on photos that were in the listing which I have no way of verifying m, I’ve taken the back off and it’s an original omega back and included pics in the listing) asking me to cancel and refund him so I went home again to resolve before posting.

    Asked why he didn’t look at the pictures before bidding he said he only say the watch 2 mins before it ended…

    So he spent £1600 on a watch with 2 minutes research and then changed his mind..

    This guy is a professional eBayer, with like 30 current listing of musical instruments, and when I pointed out I’ve done nothing wrong and would still be posting he filed a dispute with PayPal stating that I haven’t posted it…

    In the end I’ve now said that if he ends the dispute I’ll cancel his purchase but he’s claiming this can’t be done, as accepting the PayPal dispute involves accepting that I’ve done something wrong..

    Is what he says true and if I do accept the dispute and refund will it show up on my account? Fundamentally pissed off that if I do relist the watch it now looks suspect and likely hurts the vale of the watch….

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    Ok, premium on a very combi is crazy high, so will be go panel van.

    I know what the design I want is, and it’s broadly standard, but I don’t want a rock and roll bed, just two individual seats with isofix and a nice big boot.

    Any recommended converters?

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    Thanks it will be the family car as well as campervan so looking at a nearly new transporter, just debating between getting a van and doing fit out now or getting a shuttle and getting conversion linked up later in the year…

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    Test driving donor vans tomorrow!

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