Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    that is stupid. they sell bb guns on ebay by the masses. airsoft and stuff. I don't know how a hyperfirm wood or resin blaster can be categorized as a firearm/knife. watch, before long we wont be able to sell our armor on ebay either.

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    Are you seriously kidding me??? That's ridiculous!!!

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    eBay has been making a lot of changes lately...

    a lot of changes I'm not happy about.


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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    This is a bunch of FUD. One guy got his auction rejected, and got their standard form letter. I don't see anything here that suggests that eBay is specifically banning sales of replica science fiction blasters. He probably worded his auction in a way that set off their policy folks. This happens fairly often as I understand it.

    Worst case, you'd have to photoshop an orange cap onto the end of the barrel to indicate it's not a firing weapon.

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    I think that was specifically Ebay.UK.

    If you look there are plenty of Boba Fett Blasters on Ebay right now.

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    I like the comment about the swords section.

    Thats great.

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    My bet is on that he worded his auction wrong. He probably wrote something along the lines that it can me modified to so that it has a working mechanism or that parts of it where from a real weapon.

    Firearms include any component part of a firearm, sporting, collectible, curio & relic, signaling pistols, and antique firearms, regardless of their capability to fire a shot. Any item designed to discharge any shot, bullet or other missile is covered by this ban, regardless of that item's current ability to fire a shot. Replica and imitation firearms are also covered by this ban."
    had he simply said that this was a non-functioning replica i doubt that the auction had been pulled.

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    I got kicked off Ebay for selling a military mag pouch for the M-16... Ebay told me I wasn't allowed to sell machine guns..... I mean it's a fabric pouch... nothing more.

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    In my state, I can have a fully loaded gun on my belt and it's completely legal; as long as it is in sight. I could understand if the ban was for ebay.co.uk, but not for USA.

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    SaxeCoburg said: View Post
    I got kicked off Ebay for selling a military mag pouch for the M-16... Ebay told me I wasn't allowed to sell machine guns..... I mean it's a fabric pouch... nothing more.

    That is rediculous. Ebay is strange sometimes...

    -Naas

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    Ebay and Paypal as Uber-Anti gun.

    See what happens if you make a paypal transaction involving a firearm or component (including Magazines). The ACLU should take up this issue its that bad.

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    im thinking he worded the auchtion wrong to, as there are lots of other Bob Fett blasters on Ebay UK right now.

    A similar thing happened last week, a guy was selling a MR E11 blaster, but stated in the description that it was a converted blank firing WW2 gun, which was just asking for trouble

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    In my state, I can have a fully loaded gun on my belt and it's completely legal; as long as it is in sight. I could understand if the ban was for ebay.co.uk, but not for USA.

    Good times

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    nerf guns shoot little shots are those banned too?
    I see the gun control activists are hard at work. thet is whatr america will be like if obama becomes president.

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    That is rediculous... yeah there may be Blasters still on eBay but are they supposed to be there? That seriously is the lamest thing eBay has ever done... so if I looked up super soaker...



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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    Another reason I wont go on Ebay anymore. Not to mention that site is addictive!!! Spent way too much money that I shouldnt have!! LOL

    But that is ridiculous!!

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    Geez...next they will be saying lightsabers are real weapons.

    G-Fett

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    In my state, I can have a fully loaded gun on my belt and it's completely legal; as long as it is in sight. I could understand if the ban was for ebay.co.uk, but not for USA.

    Exactly, I wish everyone would carry a gun in the open. I REALLY believe it would greatly reduce crime. If they take away your guns then only criminals have them... BTW I am a Cop in a large city not some junkie wanting laws changed...

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

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    Another reason I wont go on Ebay anymore. Not to mention that site is addictive!!! Spent way too much money that I shouldnt have!! LOL

    But that is ridiculous!!
    I "discovered" eBay right after major knee surgery while I was laid up in bed for 3 weeks with a laptop and internet...I was HEAVILY medicated...I had people mailing me stuff for months that I didn't remember buying.

    "Hello, my name is Boomer Fett and I am an eBay-holic."

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    I think this was a dead thread given the date of origin and the fact that the blasters are still all over ebay. i guess some people got together and told ebay to stuff it right back up their their...

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    Re: Boba Fett Blaster Banned on Ebay!

    Johnny Boy Fett said: View Post
    Another reason I wont go on Ebay anymore. Not to mention that site is addictive!!! Spent way too much money that I shouldnt have!! LOL

    But that is ridiculous!!
    Same here, I've spent hundreds of dollars on ebay, but it was worth it : D

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