(Topic ID: 11520)

Another "The One That Got Away" Thread


By Rascal_H

7 years ago



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    #1 7 years ago

    Trolling Craig's last night and noticed a really nice The Shadow had just been listed for $1700. Emailed and said I could come in the morning. Woke up early and had an email from the seller with really nice pics. Looked mint.

    Anyway, the wife reminded me that I had promised to go with her... also work was blowing up my phone saying I had to come in for awhile.

    Needless to say, got an email from the seller a couple hours later saying he got a deposit on the machine.

    Whelp! I should be playing some TS right now!

    #2 7 years ago
    Quoted from Rascal_H:

    Needless to say, got an email from the seller a couple hours later saying he got a deposit on the machine.

    Whelp! I should be playing some TS right now

    I think most of us have been there one time or another its a bummer man. Well just wasn't meant to be but at least you still have some cool pins to play!

    #3 7 years ago

    Even worse when you drive 4 hours to find it was sold the night before. Not a fun 4 hour drive back.

    #4 7 years ago

    Persistency eventually pays off - the Hunt continues

    #5 7 years ago
    Quoted from wizzardz:

    Even worse when you drive 4 hours to find it was sold the night before. Not a fun 4 hour drive back.

    better than finding the machine is total junk...really bad drive home

    #6 7 years ago
    Quoted from Wickedquickss:

    better than finding the machine is total junk...really bad drive home

    Yea I hate when they leave the 'junk' part out while on the phone especially when it a good drive.

    #7 7 years ago
    Quoted from The_Dude_Abides:

    Yea I hate when they leave the 'junk' part out while on the phone especially when it a good drive

    Been there, done that. The drive home sucks.

    Edit: Have to add that when they think their junk is gold, and want E-Bay listing prices for it.

    #8 7 years ago

    About a week ago I was second in line for a nonworking and physically damaged JP... for free. The new owner drove down from Kentucky (wasn't Pintucky) and will either fix it up or part it out.

    #9 7 years ago

    Many times you don't go for it, after you check the location and see how far away it is. When you live in south Louisiana, this issue comes up regularly.

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