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IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 08 Jun 2021, 16:50
by Happydog
SOLD SOLD SOLD

IBM 5291 model F 4176191 keyboard for sale, also known as "Bigfoot".
About shipping: we can find shipping that is both not-to-expensive and convenient for both of us.
Unmodified, three-stage risers, D15 plug. Modification to USB is done before, see either DT or Reddit.

SOLD SOLD SOLD

Kind regards,
Happydog.
The Netherlands.

Re: IBM 5291 model F beamspring, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 08 Jun 2021, 16:57
by raoulduke-esq
Price?

Re: IBM 5291 model F beamspring, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 08 Jun 2021, 16:59
by John Doe
Actually its buckling spring, but thats no big deal, photos speak.

Re: IBM 5291 model F beamspring, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 08 Jun 2021, 17:20
by Redmaus
Why is everyone making WTS posts without a price??? Just means people have to go back and forth in PM's for no reason.

Re: IBM 5291 model F beamspring, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 08 Jun 2021, 17:25
by raoulduke-esq
Redmaus wrote:
08 Jun 2021, 17:20
Why is everyone making WTS posts without a price??? Just means people have to go back and forth in PM's for no reason.
PREACH! eBay is for auctions.

Re: IBM 5291 model F beamspring, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 08 Jun 2021, 17:26
by inozenz
Would like to buy but next month :/

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 08 Jun 2021, 23:23
by Weezer
Silent auctions are the worst because you're just "bidding" against shadows.

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 09 Jun 2021, 03:22
by jbtb077
How much do these usually go for nowadays? This might be a good chance to see what the market value of these are...

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 09 Jun 2021, 03:25
by Ker2o2

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 09 Jun 2021, 09:06
by dcopellino
Thank you for posting. I wouldn't have ever been able to see it from my eBay app. What I see is extremely filtered and conditioned by the oddity of an algorithm I will never understand.

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 15:46
by an_achronism
This was established as an auction. I messaged the seller with an initial offer to see where things went, for this and another board, at 14:06 yesterday, after initially sending him a message previously which took him ages to reply to, to which he had responded with a bizarre message in which he said he did not understand how to do things at DT and asked me for a "manual" on how to run an auction, how to understand "jargon", all sorts. I therefore spent quite a bit of time on my response, trying to be helpful (including outlining how a silent auction should work, e.g. how Ascaii does it), in addition to simply putting some initial bids in.

A few minutes or so later, he opens the message I sent. Doesn't reply. Still hasn't.

At 14:43 he updates the top post to "sold".

I noticed this last night so I sent a message, now rather annoyed, since this was ostensibly a bidding situation and he's ignored me and sold it without giving me a chance to outbid. I asked if this was what had happened. He also still hadn't replied to my bid on the other board.

Reply:

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This guy is clueless and rude. Avoid.

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 15:53
by raoulduke-esq
We need some rules for how to use the Marketplace it would seem...

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 15:55
by an_achronism
raoulduke-esq wrote:
10 Jun 2021, 15:53
We need some rules for how to use the Marketplace it would seem...
Common courtesy would help as well, like

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 15:58
by John Doe
Well, I still remember lots of bigfoots sold at $75 left or right each on Black Friday like two years ago, we can't go back, right?

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 16:01
by Bjerrk
an_achronism wrote:
10 Jun 2021, 15:46
This guy is clueless and rude. Avoid.
Duly noted, thanks for sharing.

Already got an impression of that general nature from his/her other posts ...

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 16:07
by an_achronism
Bjerrk wrote:
10 Jun 2021, 16:01
Duly noted, thanks for sharing.

Already got an impression of that general nature from his/her other posts ...
Entire account history is basically being clueless and asking what their stuff is worth. Then when I actually spend some time offering help as well as bidding on stuff, this is the thanks I get. Nah.

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 21:26
by wobbled
There needs to be some minimum requirements for selling on this forum. In addition to the issues raised above there is also the case of an individual with a mere 15 posts on this board not being entirely trustworthy or reliable.
Not to doubt the integrity of HappyDog, but sometimes it isn't worth the risk, nor the stress of dealing with someone who doesn't really put any energy into the forum other than determining what sort of profit they can make.

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 11 Jun 2021, 00:01
by vincent
Ugh

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 12 Jun 2021, 17:42
by jbtb077
What did this sell for? IMO there should be a rule in the marketplace to keep up sold prices of these items, in addition to the "hey secret auction hehe". It helps future buyers know what the going price is for rarer items such as this.

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 12 Jun 2021, 17:56
by inozenz
jbtb077 wrote:
Yesterday, 17:42
What did this sell for? IMO there should be a rule in the marketplace to keep up sold prices of these items, in addition to the "hey secret auction hehe". It helps future buyers know what the going price is for rarer items such as this.
+1

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 12 Jun 2021, 18:15
by darkcruix
inozenz wrote:
Yesterday, 17:56
jbtb077 wrote:
Yesterday, 17:42
What did this sell for? IMO there should be a rule in the marketplace to keep up sold prices of these items, in addition to the "hey secret auction hehe". It helps future buyers know what the going price is for rarer items such as this.
+1
350

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 12 Jun 2021, 21:25
by inozenz
darkcruix wrote:
Yesterday, 18:15
inozenz wrote:
Yesterday, 17:56
jbtb077 wrote:
Yesterday, 17:42
What did this sell for? IMO there should be a rule in the marketplace to keep up sold prices of these items, in addition to the "hey secret auction hehe". It helps future buyers know what the going price is for rarer items such as this.
+1
350
€ $ apples??

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 12 Jun 2021, 21:29
by raoulduke-esq
darkcruix wrote:
Yesterday, 18:15
350
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Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 12 Jun 2021, 21:30
by darkcruix
350 EUR

Re: IBM 5291 model F 4176191, aka "bigfoot" for sale.

Posted: 12 Jun 2021, 21:35
by raoulduke-esq
Darkcruix - you gave the Loch Ness Monster tree fiddy?!