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Old 02-18-2020, 04:44 PM   #1
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Default Hood prop on Ebay going nuts.

Wonder what is so special about a butterfly hood prop for Model A on Ebay? You can buy them new and lots of them on Ebay for $25.00-$35.00 but this one is nearing $100.00 with days to go,must be silver or platinum.I would show or share if I knew how.
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Old 02-18-2020, 04:52 PM   #2
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This one? https://www.ebay.com/itm/HOOD-PROP-R...oAAOSwwJ1eQtH4
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Old 02-18-2020, 04:53 PM   #3
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To provide a link go to the page you want to show and then copy what is in the address bar. On a MAC the copy command is "command C" and to paste it the command is "command v" For a PC use "cntl" instead of "command".

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Old 02-18-2020, 05:06 PM   #4
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What a deal!LOL
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Old 02-18-2020, 06:38 PM   #5
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Wow! is there something we don't know?
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Old 02-18-2020, 06:55 PM   #6
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A fool and his cash is easily parted. In this case there are several. You can buy new ones for a lot less.
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Old 02-18-2020, 07:38 PM   #7
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Who wants to pay $20-$30 for and new one when you can get a "Pre-Owned"
one for $100.
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Old 02-18-2020, 08:29 PM   #8
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Who wants to pay $20-$30 for and new one when you can get a "Pre-Owned"
one for $100.

It should be worth that much for someone else to "Break it in"


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Old 02-18-2020, 08:32 PM   #9
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A good racket if you can succeed at it.
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Old 02-18-2020, 11:26 PM   #10
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I have a couple of them on my A's, I like the way they work. Somewhere in the mid 20's new.. Maybe need to buy a couple and sell then on ebay to help my grand kids college fund!
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Old 02-19-2020, 09:21 AM   #11
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Four days left and now up to $120.00. The young man who was last years Early V8 Club president and sells on Ebay 35 Tn has as many as you want probably four could be bought for todays high bid.
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Old 02-19-2020, 12:16 PM   #12
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My pickup had one of those on it when I bought it, but it wasn’t in very good shape. I looked at getting a new one from the vendors but decided to “refurbish” the one I had. Couple of bucks at the hardware store and some elbow grease and it looks great now for 10 years.
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Old 02-19-2020, 01:07 PM   #13
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Maybe because it's chromed??
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Old 02-20-2020, 08:19 AM   #14
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I bet someone buys it and considers it a deal.... "Post and hope". Now that seems to be a current "job description". I think it's a form of "fishing"... Chap
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Old 02-20-2020, 07:45 PM   #15
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Notice that it started at $.99.
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Old 02-20-2020, 08:09 PM   #16
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All it takes is two have to have it not going to let the other person have it types, it's going to be mine no matter how much I have to pay to win. If the buyer does pay, very happy for the seller.
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Old 02-20-2020, 09:03 PM   #17
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It’s in Illinois. I bet the Governor is selling it!
The description of the item is an excellent read.
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Old 02-20-2020, 09:21 PM   #18
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We sell them new in stainless for $27. Very odd why this auction is so high priced on this one.

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Old 02-20-2020, 09:58 PM   #19
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the description is basically a non-description.
irritates me to see eBay listings with 30 or so random keywords bringing up a lot of crap I don't want in my searches......
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Old 02-20-2020, 10:59 PM   #20
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I made 2 of them for under $20.00 for both on my model a's.
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