Counterfeit!!

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by RiverRat, May 16, 2018.

  1. RiverRat

    RiverRat Enjoying the Arizona Desert

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  2. merciful-evans

    merciful-evans New Member

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    I had no idea there were fake PRSs. It doesnt surprise me though.
     
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  3. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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  4. rugerpc

    rugerpc A♥ hoards guitars ♥A
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    Did you report it to CL?
     
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  5. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    Although I can flag the listed as "prohibited" (misleading items are in that category), is there any way to report the listed so it gets delisted?
     
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  6. rugerpc

    rugerpc A♥ hoards guitars ♥A
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    I think that all the remidy that is available. But if they get enough reports, they’ll kill the listing.
     
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  7. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    So to answer myself, if I understand what I just read on the CL FAQ, if enough people flag it as "Prohibited" it gets delisted automatically.

    So flag away, peeps!
     
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  8. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Done!
     
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  9. RiverRat

    RiverRat Enjoying the Arizona Desert

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    Yeah, you have to flag it. If it hasn't been removed it will be when enough people flag it.
     
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  10. Wakester

    Wakester Class Clown

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    definitely not a 24, I count 22 frets, so they blew that description, flagged. Looks cool, kind of like a Navarro, but I would imagine he uses a Floyd trem, not a gold tone factory trem.
     
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  11. toothace

    toothace At least I'm good at dentistry

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    Flagged it.
     
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  12. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    I think we're ignoring a golden opportunity to mess with this guy.
     
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  13. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    4/5 years ago I completely tortured a guy on CL.
    One of those jerks that wants you to send a down payment or full payment for a deluxe PRS at a bargain price before shipping.
    It lasted almost 2 weeks and he almost bailed on me a few times but I kept reeling him in with questions and stories.
    Mwahahahahahaha...
    OK so I have a cruel streak... I just can't stand fakers and ripoff artists!:D
     
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    Andrew Paul New Member

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    Checked prohibited
     
  16. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Flagged...
     
  17. JJJ

    JJJ asleep

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    You can spot it as a fake from 10 nautical miles away (nearly)

    The headstock is wrong as they always are. The strings bend from the nut, it's all messed up. They never get it right and it's a reliable way to pick the fakes, even when they doa decent enough job on the rest
     
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  18. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    How do you do this? Simply clicking on “prohibited” doesn’t seem to alert CL.
     
  19. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    There is no way to directly report it AFAICT, but apparently if enough people hit "Prohibited" it gets picked up by "the system" and auto-deleted.
     
  20. rugerpc

    rugerpc A♥ hoards guitars ♥A
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    this

    And people who get too many listings pulled get their accounts restricted.
     

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