no picture so what the hell

Music stores and pawn shops where Tokai guitars have been spotted for sale. New or used.

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mdvineng
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no picture so what the hell

Post by mdvineng » Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:06 am


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Post by marcusnieman » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:13 am

Umm... have you messaged the seller?

Might be that he's put up the listing in advance pending adding the photos? Like a "coming soon" listing? I've seen them before.

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Post by mdvineng » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:35 am

I see that a lot but have never understood why anyone would post an advert without pics, just wait until you do !

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Post by marcusnieman » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:36 am

mdvineng wrote:I see that a lot but have never understood why anyone would post an advert without pics, just wait until you do !
To generate early interest - so that interested people put it on their watch list rather than having to hunt for it amid the triple and quadruple posts of the same guitars by Japanese proxy sellers.

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Post by guitar hiro » Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:40 pm

Over the past 20 years of selling online I have rarely posted an item sans a description, and/or photos.

On those very rare occasions I always post that whatever is missing is coming along quickly, which I did not see from this seller's listings.

If a seller is too lazy to communicate with a simple, single line, that doesn't even qualify as a complete sentence then IMO that says all I need to know about what I may expect from their obligations such as communication & service, before and after a sale.

IMO that isn't worth your time; certainly isn't worth mine.
I was just sharing information when some morons accused me of trolling :lol:

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Post by marcusnieman » Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:14 pm

100% positive feedback on 667 transactions. Got to be a reason why no pics yet.

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Post by mdvineng » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:38 am

There was a guy near me kept on posting a Tokai on Ebay for sale without a picture, just the note "pictures arriving soon" this failed to sell many times and the pictures failed to be posted every time.
If you are looking for something, have a saved search for it "newly listed" then you miss nothing, unless it's wrongly written up of course.

Personally I think it is bad practice, how can you have something for sale, access to the net and no camera at the same time?


the second link i put up just has guitar number 3, no pics and no info. wierd!

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Post by marcusnieman » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:04 am

I'd just move on then. Don't let it get to you....

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Post by brokentoes » Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:47 pm

Pictures are up now. Its a nice creamy white UK 335. I didn't know Tokai made a white 335.

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Post by mdvineng » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:45 am

Tis a fine looking 335

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Post by 3rdstone » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:14 pm

Never seen one of these before. Looks great.
"What, another one? But for God's sake why, they all look the same?!!"

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