Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:12 am
I think someone pulled a page out of the back and has been smoking it. http://www.ebay.com/itm/CU-4-CULTIVATOR ... SS:US:1123
Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:30 am
At least you get Economy Shipping
Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:34 am
In his feedback, he has sold a bunch of books in the $5 to $15 range. 100% positive feedback.
I guess he figures it's time to raise his prices !
Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:10 pm
There has been a rash of these prices on
lately. Owner's manuals is ratty shape - $50.00 0 $75.00 range. Parts Catalogs in the $150.00 to $300.00 range. Some of these folks just haven't got a grip on reality. I keep watching a couple of sellers - special interest items in my watch list that keep around for my daily yuk... really not sure what they is smokin' but they is smokin' sumtin'
Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:16 pm
Based on his other prices, my guess is he got one too many 9s in and intended to say $24.99.
Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:21 pm
I asked him about it. He said it is 2.5 " thick, weighs 5 lbs., and has about 2000 pages. Probably not out of line if you have any need for it.
Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:32 pm
Bob, maybe he is setting his prices by weight, not value.
Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:05 pm
Yup, it is still very, very expensive considering what it is. I am not sure who would be in the market for a CU-4 unless it is a really dedicated IH Collector. JIMHO though. I have bought a couple that thick and didn't pay 1/10th that price usually including shipping. Now mind you, I would love to have a CU-4 along with a few others to complement my Potato Machines, MR-5 Mowers etc... Just for the Cub stuff primarily but it would be nice for the other IH stuff as well.
Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:20 pm
Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:14 am
I guess I'm sitting on gold and didn't even know it. I have several 2 1/2" thick old & useless shop manuals laying around, didn't know they were priced by the pound.
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