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Ebay Buyers beware! Reactiveracing

I bought some Suspension legs off Ebay from the seller Reactive Racing. The postage costs were high and added to the message that if I was overcharged, Negative feedback would be left. I was charged £6.49 and actual costs were £3.15. I emailled him and got this response.

"As an experienced ebay buyer, you will be aweare that the Post and Packing costs are exactly that.

In this case the Postage costs amounted to: £3.15
The costs associated with packing the item (material, labour, etc) amounted to £3.84

All postage and packing costs were clearly identified on the auction. If you were not happy with this then you should have not bid. (incidentally, the item you purchased was a complete bargin, as the retail at well over 100 gbp new)

If you are not happy with the purchase, please return it and I will refund all monies due"


The box was an old Wickes box with and so therefore costs were unjustified.

As per my instructions, negative feedback was left and I recieved the followin message:

pathetic! seriously.

I hope to bump into you at a race track soon. we can sort out this in person
.


He then adds the following feedback:

THIS PATHETIC ########### IS NOW BANNED FROM ALL MY FUTURE AUCTIONS **BEWARE** ####!

(I have sanitised the comments!)
Avoid this seller at all costs! He clearly has no customer service skills and is desperate to make a fast buck from postage.













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