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Old 03-21-2014, 07:49 PM   #21
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For the same reason Mercedes dealers don't sell Kias. Would you want to explain to every customer why each panel, rated similarly and looking much alike, is superior to the other one you carry?

When your making 10% on each panel, the advances cause you to be careful in how many panels you stock, frankly on EBay he could have said he has 1000 of them. Makes you look like a big player, which he may be.

Do the math, to sell a panel with free shipping at $100, it works out like this:

Cost of shipment to customer: $6
Cost of shipment from China per panel: $10 (minimum)
eBay seller fee; $5
That leaves $79
If he makes $10, then the panel has to cost him $69. That's if you ship in volume, too much and your margin tanks. He's tweeting his pricing based on demand and shipping costs.

Seems like it isn't the best Business to get into. Though it makes a lot of sense for them to start selling higher.
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Opinions on this fixture?

That's why I got out of it. Good for you though.
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Old 03-21-2014, 08:20 PM   #23
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I'm not sure about that. When I was looking, it was just after the auction ended on the expensive ones. In other words, the price changed at the end of each auction, up or down. Let's see what happens this time.
I emailed the guy I just got mine from. I'll let you know what he says. How many do you need?

Did you hear back yet? Now, these are the blue/white not full spectrum, right?
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Mr_X doesn't like full spectrum much (putting words in your mouth..). These panels are blue/white.
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I don't either. Just making sure.
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Old 03-21-2014, 10:30 PM   #26
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Dear dougkurceba,

Sorry we only have 2 in stock. That is why we raised the price. If you want it, I can still give you the same price $106. Is it ok?

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I just found another listing for $106 too.
Supermart is where I was originally going to order them before.
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Old 03-22-2014, 11:46 AM   #28
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They lowered the price down to $100.69! The thing is, it says it is Dimmable, but they are like buttons, you don't rotate them. Look at #7 on the 2nd picture.

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Old 03-22-2014, 11:53 AM   #29
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I see, you hold the button down and it will go up to 100% and then back down.
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I've never seen one of those.
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