There are a lot of internet scams out there. Tread carefully make sure the
plane does in fact exist and belongs to the person who is trying to sell it.
Make sure no money transers to the seller unless threw a escrow service. A
friend of mine was almost was scammed by a buyer trhew the internet.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Patrick " <phins2left@yahoo.com>
To: <musketeermail@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 11:04 AM
Subject: [musketeermail] Considering Musketeer A23


> Hi group - just joined!
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> I've been looking at the Musketeers for a while for my first plane
> purchase.
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> Here's my situation that I hope some of you might provide healthy
> feedback on:
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> I (before having a cup of coffee) bid on a II A 23 on EBay over the
> weekend.
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> The Item: Ebay # 4556742181
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> Now, my bid was the first bid and was a pretty low figure, so I
> thought my exposure was minor. And, in fact it was, since subsequent
> people bid higher than I did. The auction has not yet ended.
>
> HOWEVER, today I got an email from EBay saying I was the highest
> bidder???? Turns out, everyone else retracted so my opening bid is
> back to being the only bid. In the meanwhile, I have already started
> looking at other planes and have an offer out on a local plane.
>
> Naturally I have lots of misgivings about doing this type of
> transaction, but will if I am sufficiently protected (i.e. title
> insurance, full pre-buy (which the Seller has not yet agreed to)).
> I'm worried that others have retracted bids.
>
> What, specifically, on this plane should I be looking at? Has anyone
> ever bought a plane in this fashion? What was your experience. As a
> (still) student pilot who won't be getting my ticket for another month
> or so, I'm a bit overwhelmed, which is OK again as long as I protect
> myself.
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> I appreciate any tips or hints you all can provide!
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