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$6 baitcaster

Post by spokey9 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:15 am

I just bought one off Amazon. No clue if how good or bad it is but I took a chance at that price lol. If anybody else feels adventurous here's the link

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01D4 ... UTF8&psc=1
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Post by DavidA » Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:48 pm

Well there ya go! Way out on a limb, but I for one am very curious as to what you will receive. Consider it an experiment. Your review will go a long way to impacting how this unit is perceived. I hope it turns out to go well above and beyond! Let us know.

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Re: $6 baitcaster

Post by spokey9 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:27 pm

Lol I ain't expecting much, but curiosity got me. Maybe it'll be a serviceable reel but I figure nothing else it'll be worth 6 bucks of fun watching it explode on a chum this fall.
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Post by TrackerPro16 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:46 am

I am guessing that is an 'introductory' price to boost interest. I doubt there will be many available at that price... if I didn't already have enough casting reels I would give it a go.

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Post by spokey9 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:46 am

It might be an introduction deal. There's quite a few listings for that reel on Amazon, eBay, and wish from what I seen all priced at the standard 39.99 for chinese oem reels
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Post by Bodofish » Sat May 06, 2017 7:57 am

I've had mixed results from come of the china specials. I've had a couple real winner spinning reels and couple bad ones but for the price..... I'm currently using a china fly reel that has a drag and smooth bearings I'd put against anything under $300. Been using it for close to five years now.
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Post by Toni » Sat May 06, 2017 12:32 pm

Not $6.00 anymore
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Post by Bodofish » Sun May 07, 2017 8:09 am

I would say that specific one is gone but I'd bet there are more, you just have to search. I'd try EBay too.
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Re: $6 baitcaster

Post by spokey9 » Wed May 10, 2017 9:19 am

I'm still waiting on it lol. Unfortunately it seems the seller left amazon. So if it's not here by the 12th I'll be contacting amazon for a refund
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Post by Bodofish » Wed May 10, 2017 10:53 am

spokey9 wrote:I'm still waiting on it lol. Unfortunately it seems the seller left amazon. So if it's not here by the 12th I'll be contacting amazon for a refund
I hate Amazons communication on things like that. If it's online, it's supposed to be in one of their warehouses, it shouldn't be shipping from China. Although, I have to say I've had very little trouble having anything shipped from China.
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Post by spokey9 » Thu May 25, 2017 9:19 am

I never got my reel unfortunately, but Amazon was good about refunding my acct.
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Re: $6 baitcaster

Post by Shad_Eating_Grin » Mon May 29, 2017 1:27 pm

I saw a similar ad for some other product (a kayak paddle) on Amazon, a couple weeks ago. An item with an unbelievably low price. It appeared to be a seller with 0 ratings. They were selling not only the paddle, but also non-fishing items like electronics, household goods, etc.

What was strange was that ALL of their products had a price tag of $4.99. I passed on this seller since it seemed like a scam, and bought the same product from some other/established seller (for around $15) on Amazon.

On EBay, there was a seller that was sellling Revo's for $10 each (free shipping). Another seller was also selling Shimano reels for $15 each (free shipping). One seller from Canada and the other from China. Both with zero feedback ratings.

I did a Buy It Now for both reels and paid with paypal. Both reels never shipped and the seller never communicated with me (disappeared from Ebay). I got my money back through the buyer protection guarantee on Ebay/Paypal.

I wonder if Paypal or Ebay or Amazon eats the cost of the refund, when sellers disappear with the payment and can't be found?

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