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Offline cargaritaville

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New name on GunBroker
« on: June 01, 2018, 02:48:32 PM »
Someone we all know changed their name on GunBroker.
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/773906324
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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2018, 03:30:04 PM »
Yes, indeed; the pride of Carmel, himself!

Offline MikeInTexas

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2018, 04:32:49 PM »
Sure not just one of his many aliases?

I did not think that they let you take all your reviews with you. Those go back to 2007 under that name.

However there might be another reason.  If someone wanted it to appear like they were not in the firearms business, to avoid the license aspect, one might create and maintain more than one account.

IIRC our friend did a lot of bragging about the number of guns he bought and sold.


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Offline PhilZ

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2018, 04:50:36 PM »
What is the legal cut off for being a dealer vs a casual collector who is constantly refining his collection?  I know you have to be careful of "Curbside" car dealers who post on Craigslist or Autotrader and make it seem like they're a private seller, when in reality they're unlicensed dealers working out of their homes.  You could do the same thing as a used firearm dealer. 

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2018, 05:28:31 PM »
Phil, I don't think there is a set number.  If they determine you are in the business and get on their radar, you may have an expensive and long road to travel.  A lot of it comes down to the BATFE and whether or not they think you are acting like a dealer. IMHO.

https://www.atf.gov/file/100871/download

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Offline PhilZ

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2018, 05:56:38 PM »
Phil, I don't think there is a set number.  If they determine you are in the business and get on their radar, you may have an expensive and long road to travel.  A lot of it comes down to the BATFE and whether or not they think you are acting like a dealer. IMHO.

https://www.atf.gov/file/100871/download

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I just read that same thing.  Google is a great thing. 

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2018, 07:22:01 PM »
Kevin must be a more congenial seller than he was a forum member, based on his customer reviews.

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2018, 07:30:17 PM »
I had one deal with him and he screwed me to the tune of about $200.

I blamed myself, I should have known better.

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2018, 07:33:56 PM »
That's the one I know.

Offline cargaritaville

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2018, 08:35:33 PM »
He contacted me about a Rohrbaugh I had for sale on GunBroker. He said that he would bid it up for me. I told him I don't need shill bidders on anything I sell. He kept doing it & wouldn't stop. He was the high bidder & I made him buy it. He said he wanted it anyway. When he got it he bitched about it & said I screwed him & he wanted his money back or he would give me bad feedback. I kept all his emails saying he would bid my gun up. I then threatened to forward them to GunBroker. That was the end of that discussion. Did anyone ever wonder why he hated me so much?
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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2018, 08:50:41 PM »
He may have sold a lot of merchandise to himself and responded with glowing reviews as a satisfied buyer.  Anyone who deals with him should exercise caveat emptor; or better yet, just steer clear. Borderline personality disorders can cause problems.

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2018, 08:32:42 AM »
The forum has been so quiet since hes been gone

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2018, 08:57:51 AM »
...and civil & respectful & professional.
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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #13 on: June 03, 2018, 10:40:20 AM »
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Offline johnny

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Re: New name on GunBroker
« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2018, 03:49:14 PM »
  Cargaritaville,
   I wondered why he had it out for you.