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Mira 186 BBb

Postby hrender » Mon May 08, 2017 4:34 pm

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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby lowbrassmaniac » Mon May 08, 2017 4:55 pm

Does it look like it's missing the top #1 and #2 valve plates (not sure what the term is for those) I see them on 3 and 4.
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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby Dan Schultz » Mon May 08, 2017 5:14 pm

lowbrassmaniac wrote:Does it look like it's missing the top #1 and #2 valve plates (not sure what the term is for those) I see them on 3 and 4.


Sort of fuzzy but they are there. Otherwise... the linkage would be out of position.
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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby lowbrassmaniac » Tue May 09, 2017 12:27 pm

Looks like the seller pulled the ad for some reason.
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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby lowbrassmaniac » Tue May 09, 2017 7:45 pm

He just re-listed as a 184 (read below as to why) *on edit*. I would stay away, the seller has 2 negatives in the past 6 months.
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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby TheGoyWonder » Wed May 10, 2017 11:23 am

Seller seems to deal a lot with 3rd world hellhole Brazil where sh*t happens so this is not a bad record. Complaints just prove he gives fast refunds when sh*t happens.
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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby lowbrassmaniac » Wed May 10, 2017 4:30 pm

The seller is Brazilian and barely speaks English, I sent him a few questions and there was a language barrier. Not to mention he changed the title over 4 times now.
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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby lost » Wed May 10, 2017 10:46 pm

lowbrassmaniac wrote:The seller is Brazilian and barely speaks English, I sent him a few questions and there was a language barrier. Not to mention he changed the title over 4 times now.


Thanks for sharing your concerns. I'd discourage anymore discussion that inadvertently smears a seller's reputation without having directly dealt with this person in a paid for transaction.
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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby lowbrassmaniac » Thu May 11, 2017 12:10 am

lost wrote:
lowbrassmaniac wrote:The seller is Brazilian and barely speaks English, I sent him a few questions and there was a language barrier. Not to mention he changed the title over 4 times now.


Thanks for sharing your concerns. I'd discourage anymore discussion that inadvertently smears a seller's reputation without having directly dealt with this person in a paid for transaction.

Please don't make assumptions. I actually went and play tested the horn in person but upon further inspection and scrutiny I realized it was actually a 184 not a 186 and made him and his friend aware of this fact so they could change their ad. The horn has a TON of patina on it looks nothing like the photos and a good sized dent on the upper bow corner that had previous repairs done with a giant plate/patch across the back of that branch on the horn (not mentioned in the ad). This seller is selling for his friend who does not speak english and lives in California while the Seller lives in Las Vegas.

They originally billed the horn out as a 186 BBb made in 1980, which was actually the serial number of the horn. He also copy and pasted his title and some info in the description from one of "Pappajohn52"'s listings on a different restored 186. (His words since he didn't know what the horn was or how to list it). I am trying to save any fellow tubenet folks the hassle of getting a horn shipped to them that is going to surprise them is all. If you are looking for a decent playing 184 with tons of patina and mojo, well this may be for you. Is there anything else you would like to know Lost?
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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby tofu » Thu May 11, 2017 12:35 am

lowbrassmaniac wrote:
lost wrote:
lowbrassmaniac wrote:The seller is Brazilian and barely speaks English, I sent him a few questions and there was a language barrier. Not to mention he changed the title over 4 times now.


Thanks for sharing your concerns. I'd discourage anymore discussion that inadvertently smears a seller's reputation without having directly dealt with this person in a paid for transaction.

Please don't make assumptions. I actually went and play tested the horn in person but upon further inspection and scrutiny I realized it was actually a 184 not a 186 and made him and his friend aware of this fact so they could change their ad. The horn has a TON of patina on it looks nothing like the photos and a good sized dent on the upper bow corner that had previous repairs done with a giant plate/patch across the back of that branch on the horn (not mentioned in the ad). This seller is selling for his friend who does not speak english and lives in California while the Seller lives in Las Vegas.

They originally billed the horn out as a 186 BBb made in 1980, which was actually the serial number of the horn. He also copy and pasted his title and some info in the description from one of "Pappajohn52"'s listings on a different restored 186. (His words since he didn't know what the horn was or how to list it). I am trying to save any fellow tubenet folks the hassle of getting a horn shipped to them that is going to surprise them is all. If you are looking for a decent playing 184 with tons of patina and mojo, well this may be for you. Is there anything else you would like to know Lost?


Thanks for the heads up. I think all TubeNetters appreciate it. It's good to have each others back. I think Lost is incorrect in trying to shut down discussion. Most of us can take the info and come to our own conclusions and I don't think it's a bad idea if some of the younger less experience members at least take pause before committing what might be a fair amount of funds for a younger TubeNetter.
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Re: Mira 186 BBb

Postby lost » Thu May 11, 2017 6:51 am

Tofu, nobody is shutting down discussion. With incomplete information from lowbrass and him sharing "new" information in his posts about an in person meeting, we now have a better picture of his comments in context.
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