Re: [CR]ebay warning, seller collalbo

Example: Framebuilders:Alberto Masi

Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2003 14:09:36 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]ebay warning, seller collalbo

In a message dated 10/6/03 9:24:18 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> In my book 95% is low feedback. That means every 20th transaction results
> in a problem significant enough to warrant negative feedback. I believe that
> most problems get resolved without negative feedback posted, so I GUESS that
> buyers encounter problems with Collalbo more often than once every 20
> transactions. And who's to know whether he is not going to be that 20th buyer. So
> I avoid dealing with Collalbo. That's MY OPINION. I am entitled to it and
> don't flame me for it.

This is the seller who had a Gitane with the geometric drop outs, that had Colnago decals on it. When told point blank that it was a Gitane and not a Colnago, he did NOT change his listing. He may be under informed or he may be worse, I don't know. He does get some interesting bikes on occasion, but not interesting enough to tempt me (so far), and if he did, I'd likely resist the
Stevan Thomas
Alameda, CA