Jump to content

Nominations for Tractor of the Month
Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
- - - - -

Flea Market Manners.


  • Please log in to reply
21 replies to this topic

#16 LilysDad ONLINE  

LilysDad

    Cat Lover

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10443
  • 9,666 Thanks
  • 7,684 posts
  • Location: N. Illinois, DeKalb County

Posted July 04, 2016 - 12:43 PM

Well, there you go.

 

Let's start selling them hats.


Edited by LilysDad, July 04, 2016 - 12:44 PM.

  • MH81 and Cat385B have said thanks

#17 BTS OFFLINE  

BTS

    Make Stuff Up

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 11851
  • 2,736 Thanks
  • 1,729 posts
  • Location: BURNS KS

Posted July 04, 2016 - 06:37 PM

When ever I run into some like that I just think of John Prine, Some Humans Ain't Humans

 


  • MH81 and Sawdust have said thanks

#18 cootertom ONLINE  

cootertom
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 59950
  • 1,326 Thanks
  • 718 posts
  • Location: Springville, Alabama

Posted July 04, 2016 - 07:50 PM

With flea markets you sort of need this.

Attached Thumbnails

  • 12743834_1884080515151591_8647386772508570536_n1.jpg

  • MH81, Sawdust and toomanytoys84 have said thanks

#19 MiCarl ONLINE  

MiCarl
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 75926
  • 859 Thanks
  • 491 posts
  • Location: Livonia, MI

Posted July 04, 2016 - 08:48 PM

I have a little bit different perspective on this:

 

He's told you that he'll part with the blower for $200.  His cards (at least the opening ones) are on the table.  He doesn't know if you'll drag it off even if he gives it away and you're asking him to move on his price.  There are lots of people who will negotiate with no intention of buying and wasting the sellers time.

 

If you really want the blower and there is a price that will make you take it lead with that.  Have the cash in hand when you make the offer.

 

Now he knows you're serious and you can have a negotiation.



#20 DH1 OFFLINE  

DH1

    Electric Tractors

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 62
  • 4,587 Thanks
  • 5,295 posts
  • Location: Markham Ontario Canada

Posted July 04, 2016 - 09:15 PM

He could of just said no or price is firm instead of what he did.  ???


Edited by DH1, July 04, 2016 - 09:17 PM.

  • MH81 said thank you

#21 MH81 ONLINE  

MH81

    Proud to be Deplorable

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 802
  • 27,313 Thanks
  • 28,632 posts
  • Location: N. W. PA

Posted July 04, 2016 - 09:47 PM

I have a little bit different perspective on this:

He's told you that he'll part with the blower for $200. His cards (at least the opening ones) are on the table. He doesn't know if you'll drag it off even if he gives it away and you're asking him to move on his price. There are lots of people who will negotiate with no intention of buying and wasting the sellers time.

If you really want the blower and there is a price that will make you take it lead with that. Have the cash in hand when you make the offer.

Now he knows you're serious and you can have a negotiation.

I told him I would go to $30.
He was at 35

The 200 was his being a smart arse.

I left the price out of my first post, just the price difference was in there. Sorry

#22 MiCarl ONLINE  

MiCarl
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 75926
  • 859 Thanks
  • 491 posts
  • Location: Livonia, MI

Posted July 05, 2016 - 06:16 AM

Sorry, I lost track of the details as I read the other posts.

 

If you offered 30 and he came back at $200 then he wasn't very interested in selling.


  • MH81 said thank you




Top