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Can it really be this easy?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by menly, May 24, 2009.

  1. menly

    menly Registered Member

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    So, I've been looking over DHgate after hearing about it on this forum. I've found a seemingly reputable source (1000 feedback on dhgate) for an electrical good that sells well on ebay (mid range earphones), the seller on dhg wants £12 a unit, and they're selling on ebay for £25-35 a unit. Looking at the ebay figures I think I can sell 5-10 units a week no problem.

    Wheres the catch? I'm sure I must be missing something, money is never usually this easy. Am I going to get honked on dhgate for hidden fee's? Am I going to get ripped off?

    Or... am I just a skeptic? This all seems too good to be true (I'm a college student so an extra £50-100 a week will be quite welcome).
     
  2. bigmoneyX

    bigmoneyX Registered Member

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    is it £12 a unit shipped

    or

    £12 a unit + shipping
     
  3. Jagged55

    Jagged55 Power Member

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    You are buying fake/counterfeit items. Chinese knock-offs.
     
  4. str8thustler

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    menly, the items from DHgate are usually fakes. like the polo shirts and nike shoes and all that are not the real products, i mean they look real but there fakes. also watch to see how much shipping is on these items because they r coming from china. If you can pawn them off as the real thing and not get caught ur in bizness
     
  5. menly

    menly Registered Member

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    The price was including shipping yes. I knew it was too good to be true.

    As they're fakes I assume they'll be inferior in quality? I mean, if I sell them I'm likely to get alot of replies saying something along the lines of "these are crap knockoffs, I want my money back".

    Still, a potential avenue for money if I can figure a way of keeping my hands clean.
     
  6. mamboo

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    I am gonna check out, this really works or not ..
     
  7. turner

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    ahem are they the bose or B+O ones?

    whichever ones they are they will be fake

    some fakes are better

    take the bose, if its in the box and and the box says triport then they are better than the ones in the box where the box reads just in-ear headphones but better still is the blister pack

    take the b+o ones (forget the model number) but if they come in a nice black box forget it, originals are not in black boxes (i cud be outta date here) but if you take the cardboard box out of the nice black box then presto they look more original.

    whichever you go with try to get very latest models then go over to egay and look up in their fraud part for the items, there you will see wot and wot not to sell.


    hope this helps

    Turner
     
  8. agkfal

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    It depends what the electronic is. If its a replica of a REAL brand item, screw it don't bother you wont sell more then 10. If its like no name brand your fine.

    There are lots of things on DH gate to sell, ebay or offline.
     
  9. bask3tboll

    bask3tboll Newbie

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    The fake earphones that you are buying are going to either arrive broken or work really shitty. I wouldn't buy them, and your ebay account will most likely get banned aswell
     
  10. maleguru

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    You will get alot of complaints from you customers - a big headache - do a google search for "your item + fake" and you will see what I am talking about.
     
  11. Sharer

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    DHgate usually has fake cheap crap.

    If you sell on ebay, there may be complaints of the quality. That would lead to you receiving negative feedback on ebay.
     
  12. stang1101

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    all that stuff is fake, which will lead you to big headaches with disputes with PayPal. Not worth it...
     
  13. Rendias

    Rendias Registered Member

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    Just wondering, have you all really tried the stuff?
     
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  14. turner

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    cough cough... I know a man that did

    so I can relay to you that its not worth selling stuff like these products on egay..

    unless you have excellent power seller status and already selling originals

    or you find a brand new 'just released today' replica that isnt on the banned list

    Turner
     
  15. SEO20

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    How can you be sure it's fake? Is it all fake?
     
  16. turner

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    How can you be sure it's fake? Is it all fake?

    pick an item then look for it on egays fraud list
    there you will be shown pics of wots real and what isnt
    99% of it is fake


    A lot of the chinese sellers will tell you its fake but theres so many variations of fake of 1 particular item

    for example iphone clones/replicas are i9, p168, p168s, p168c, p168+ and prolly many more by now.


    Turner
     
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  17. SEO20

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    I see - was not into this - thanks for putting some light on this. Moving on.
     
  18. stouthearted

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    These are fake items that you would be selling. I sold shoes on ebay that were purchased from China and I had nothing but positive feedback. Then, one complaint and I was shut down. Not worth it in my mind.
     
  19. Therookie

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    You been doing your homework Mr T

     
  20. maleguru

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    I use dhgate but you just need to know what to buy and do your homework before that.

    Certain products can make you money with no headaches;)