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1stDeuce
06-19-2008, 22:48
Ok, I've read with interest the recent discussion about the latest GL auction methods, and I've gotta say, they're working for me... :)

I came home from work today to check on some local lots that were ending at 6PM, and they all said "closed" on the main page a little after 5PM. All of them were still open, but I think nobody notices because of the lack of price update and the "closed" status on the main page.

I got two trucks for WAY less than I've seen them go, and a trailer as well. I think it was because of the lack of information to the semi-interested surfer. If I hadn't looked at each lot in detail, I would not have seen that they were still open for bidding...

Some have called this "broken" compared to the former method of updating price and closing time on the main page, but at least in my case, I think it got me a better deal...

Thanks!!
Chris

Offroadfabworks
06-20-2008, 01:01
congrats. Got any pics of the new accusitions (sp)??

1stDeuce
06-20-2008, 08:40
Here's a link to a CUCV thread showing my new trucks and trailer. (Hope this works!)

http://www.steelsoldiers.com/index.php?name=PNphpBB2&file=viewtopic&t=23487

Chris

BKubu
06-20-2008, 08:52
1stdeuce: If you sleep with the devil, you are bound to get burned. Keep dealing with GL and you will definitely get screwed in some manner. For every one person such as yourself that has had a great GL experience, there are dozens that have had terrible experiences. Good luck with your truck/trailer and report back to the list after you've waited three months or more for your title with your truck languishing in your driveway. I think RECOVERY4X4 said it best...GL SUCKS.

1stDeuce
06-20-2008, 13:11
I guess my note about GL policy was not taken exactly as I meant it... I was trying to point out that if they have the site working as they want it, it's costing them profit... I'm pretty sure it is now less user friendly, and they are getting less business and lower prices as a result.

The CUCV's that I just bought went for barely over $1000, when I've seen most of them in similar condition in the high 2's to high 3's, particularly at Lansing. That's a lot of money for GL; cutting their profit by 2/3's.

And I know about the wait... I'm a patient man. And I have a house project to finish in the next month anyway! :)
C