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Safety of buying Monitor on EBAY.

Can anyone tell me if it is safe or wise to buy a Monitor on EBAY? I am looking at the Dell 1905fp. How do some guys have 25 of the same monitor for sale and usually about 30 to 50 dollars less than Dell's sale price? This really amazes me that they can have that many of the same monitor. thanks in advance even if you only answer my first question.
Roy

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like anything else

well buying on ebay is buying on ebay regardless of what it is. a monitor, well, this could be some $$$, and could easily get damaged in shipping. is what you're possibly saving worth the possible aggravation? does the seller offer guranteed satisfaction? will they pay for shipping a defective unit back? and do they have a healthy feedback rating?

where these people get their inventory? who the heck knows.

it's always a gamble. i do a fair amount of buying and selling on ebay myself, but something delicate and over $75, not sure I would take that chance, prefer to be able to drive it back to where I bought it. I have a viewsonic I got at compusa that i love.


--fj

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The fact you are asking questions

should tell you something. I'd buy from a company with a warranty and a good reputation.

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