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PostSubject: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:58 pm

I've brought this item from jedibabu via email has I've dealt with him on RS before.

The card and bubble are legit but have been resealed with a figure and damaged gun. The bubble did have a split in the side before shipping which I was told about. I purchased another item at the same time.









Anyway it arrived like this. Poorly packed IMO and the figure has burst through the bubble causing a second  big crack in the top.







So I contact the seller....

Me:Have you seen the pics? the biker scout popped though the top of the bubble cracking it during shipping.

Seller:Huh! I am very sorry it went through the bubble. There was no way ro protect it better. Is the bubble still in place so that the figure displays nice. I guess the "other figure" is good.

Me:Yes the "other figure"is fine. However the BS is not in the condition it was sold to me as it has now been damaged further during shipping. As for protecting bubbles there is plenty that can be done during shipping, I've sold and shipped 60+ items myself. To be honest I'm looking at more than just a sorry as I'm at no fault here. Awaiting your response.

Seller:I understand. However please note the item was described in great detail with all the flaws. It is not a mint on card example, but a recarded item. I have read back the description, and everything is accuratly explained, including the crack on th side of the blister. I have also verified the pictures were very detailed and correctly displaying item conditions. You had no specific requests for the shipping, I beleve the boxing and the individual packaging of the figure was very appropriate. The "other figure" was not damaged in the same box. With these old, and low quality bootlegs things can go wrong in shipping. Just remember a guy on RS who had a 5000USD MOC vader crushing through the bubble during shipping. I think the bubble will still hold the figure in place and it will not influence the display of the item. Please note these figures anyway are easily out of the bubbles as they are not sealed but stapled. In terms of value, this figure cost you less than 200 bucks, whereas only the scout would sell for a hundred and a cardback sells at around 150, while MOCs go for minimum of 400-500 dollars.

Please accept these as my reply and I hope you still consider this to be a good deal.


Me:This crack is new. The bubble now has two cracks, the original on the side and the new one on the top from shipping. Therefore the item is not as described.

Me:I seriously has issues with your "I don't care attitude", you were responsible for packing the items and the bubble now has two cracks in it not one! I'll keep this simple. I'd like this matter resolved before the weekend so you have a think how to put it right and come back to me? We'll speak again soon

Seller:I do care. I am a collector. You wanted me to dig my collection, for items you needed. I did that, I presented options, I honestly described the options, I supplied background info, pictures. I did not push you into a buy. Damage in post was your risk. I did not receive any specific requests for the blister, I packaged very diligently. I do care, because the price I gave the items away were more than realistic, respecting the condition of the biker. I cannot help further. There is certainly some risk in buying and asking to ship these vintage items. I take the same risk each and every time, and I never expected the seller to cover for my damage. I literally threw away 200USD when an AFA MOC Kenner AT-AT driver came through the bubble in post. Even think AFA acrilyc case and grading had to be destroyed and I sold the figure loose for 20USD. And as explained the set even as loose figure, weapon and cardback is worth the money and displays well.

Please accept these and please do not accuse me of being careless.


Me:Are you prepared to offer a full refund for the item?

Seller:No. I explained my position.

Some facts

1.I knew the item was a recard using original bits and wanted to buy if for a gun and sell on the rest to recover my out of pocket expenses.
2.I paid extra for tracked shipping as I didn't want to risk any loss/damage in the post.
3.I paid as a standard paypal payment and not as gift.
4.The seller decided to mark the item as GIFT with a value of $40 on the customs label.
5.Seller claims I'm responsible for packing and shipping!
6.Seller does not seem to want to resolve the issue.

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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Wed Jul 23, 2014 4:04 am

Looking for a second opinion from any of you guys please?

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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:11 am

With their attitude chances of getting a partial refund are zero.  So now do you want to return it for a full refund? Personally I'd keep it & blast his name across every medium you have access to.
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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:50 am

Thanks Mate, I think your right it's not so much the price of the item is their attitude. This has been the second time this seller has stung me, the first time was for a Hungarian Vader which when I received it had a hole in the cape approx the size of the tip of the ball point pen, this damage was not disclosed at the time of sale.

Similar attitude from the seller that time, it's old, it's a bootleg so what do you expect?!?!

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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:24 am


Sorry to see you've had a bit of a rough time with this deal Stef  Crying or Very sad 
I think that the seller should have taken responsibilty for his packaging and offered a partial refund. That way you are made to feel a bit better about things, and he still receives positive feedback.
This indifferent attitude that he has shown will only frustrate buyers further.
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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:50 am

I've had carded figs separate during shipping well once the seller had no issue giving me a partial repayment. But this guy is not even trying to work it out, I agree with AJ make sure others know about him he says he is a collector then act like it and have respect for those who buy from you.
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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:54 am

Posted this up on RS and two people have posted and seem to agree with the sellers stance ?!?!

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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:47 pm

all resolved now Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:08 pm




can your point out some facts on TIg the halve is missing now.


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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:18 pm

It was never about the money, but ownership. The seller refused to acknowledge the fault with his method of packing which ultimately lead to one of the items I purchased getting damaged.

I'm sure if/when he trade the Hungarian Luke he has listed on RS it will be shipped correctly and the future owner will have nothing to worry about.

I would have preferred to resolve it privately but I'd hit a brick wall.

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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:34 pm

This was the damage in question....






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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:39 pm


thanks Stefhan and im glad to see and hear its resolved. Very Happy 


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PostSubject: Re: Caution if dealing with jedibabu    Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:25 pm

and from was positive to another the playmobil robot arrived today, so cheers for that Smile  :clap: 

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