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Post by manitoujoe » Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:59 pm

Hey does anyone know this guy? Seems nice, but want to be sure before I do a deal. Any info would be great. Thanks!

I am located in South FL and welcome face-to-face transactions as well

Many well known references are available

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Post by BBK357 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:03 pm

I've used him twice.

First deal- was a trade. He actually sent me money and shipped the other watch before I shipped him my watch, was super surprised but he must be a trusting person. Watch was great deal was smooth.

Second deal- I got a tag Aquaracer from him. I found scratches on the dial under the light, also noted that the hand set was changed. I emailed him about the problems and he tried to tell me that if I buy another watch from him he'll take a lot of $ off. I said no I can't have a watch like this with a scratched up dial so I want a refund. He did. All good.

But, I saw a few weeks later he put that Aquaracer on eBay and did not mention the scratched dial or different hands.

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Post by manitoujoe » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:05 pm

Man. 50/50. I'm eyeballing a Marathon JDD he has. He wants a grand or trade on some watches.
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Re: Reference check

Post by demer03 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:08 am

Evan....well, I bought the Seamaster GMT from him. His ad said full length bracelet, but it was obviously short. Took three weeks, but he made it right. IMHO, not a bad guy, but read the fine print and ask questions.
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Re: Reference check

Post by TSD » Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:39 am

manitoujoe wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:59 pm
Hey does anyone know this guy? Seems nice, but want to be sure before I do a deal. Any info would be great. Thanks!

I am located in South FL and welcome face-to-face transactions as well

Many well known references are available

E-Mail: ivyleaguelux@gmail.com
Call/Text: +1 (808) 589-9209

@evanisrushin on Instagram
Mark, if you want, ask Evan if he can meet someone, so we can verify condition, etc. My commute today can take me past most anyplace in South Florida. Just PM me and glad to help give you some certainty.

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Re: Reference check

Post by manitoujoe » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:38 am

You guys are awesome. I'll get with him and find out more.


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Re: Reference check

Post by BBK357 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:14 am

I would buy from him again.
Out of all the non DWC deals I've had, his were not bad deals at all. Just inspect whatever you are getting as soon as you get it.


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Post by outtatime » Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:58 am

Bought a Tudor black bay once. As already stated, I found undisclosed wear. Plus, the box was crushed and before I even opened it I emailed him and said I didn’t want it (ups looked like they put it through a meat grinder). He got very nasty with me on the phone but in the end took it back.

I don’t mind buying something if I understand the condition, but when you ask very specific questions and they’re answered incorrectly it gets to me
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Re: Reference check

Post by james80 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:15 am

I was going to ask about him as well, he's got a sub for under $5k.

Don't know why people don't just get that it's better to have a string of "watch was better than described/expected". Ive always found it better to promise less and deliver more, it leads to much happier customers.

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Post by james80 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:38 am

I was going to ask about him as well, he's got a sub for under $5k.

Don't know why people don't just get that it's better to have a string of "watch was better than described/expected". Ive always found it better to promise less and deliver more, it leads to much happier customers.

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Post by JP Chestnut » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:08 pm

james80 wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:15 am
I was going to ask about him as well, he's got a sub for under $5k.

Don't know why people don't just get that it's better to have a string of "watch was better than described/expected". Ive always found it better to promise less and deliver more, it leads to much happier customers.
It takes time to accurately describe a watch and these guys go for max turnovers. Also, most buyers are too stupid to tell the difference either way. These forum sellers aren't great, almost as a rule these days.

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Re: Reference check

Post by manitoujoe » Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:16 am

He tried to lowball me a couple ways then vanished. No big deal. I'll source it later. Thank you all for the help!


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