Quoted from Jvspin:
Machine looks very nice, but seller conveniently left out photos of the sides of the head, which buyer says were damaged. IMO, shady.
I'm suspicious when photos are low resolution, blurry or don't show all sides and above the top edge (if there is supposed to be a topper).
What are you talking about? There is a picture of the topper, there is also in that same picture, very visibly some small chips in the paint on the front edges of the head. Most of what the OP had issue with are EVIDENT in the picture in the Ebay ad. If the OP's problem was that it had ANY chips/nicks to the paint then there should have been NO surprise. None of the pics look low res, they look like standard ebay resolution. If I am going to drive 8+ hours to buy a machine I will go over the pics with a microscopic AND ask for better resolution pics directly emailed from the buyer rather than the ebay sizes. Heck even the pictures I put on pinside ads get scaled down. I always send the originals resolution copies to buyers so that they can see
I have no idea who the seller is, and he was an idiot for the way he dealt with the buyer (especially since the OP was still willing to give him $3700 for it) , but I can't see any blame with the ad or the way it was advertised, not everybody is an expert and most people are way less critical as sellers than as buyers and that's true in everything.
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