can ebay seller change shipping cost

Out of curiousity I googled the size of that model and found it as 24.3 x 39.1 x 13.3 inch so fairly large. In those cases, you do indeed have to wait for an invoice. FYI, I hope you use a variac to power up old radios with tubes. They probably had no idea that there is an option to set the shipping as "Freight". It probably is really higher, just the seller knew people would never buy it if they saw the actual total. Now it's a US seller who had a radio (old tube type) for sale, which had a calculated price of $13.20  That seemed really good, but not unrealistic. Shipping charge increases. I thought it was a large tabletop, wherein $13.20 was low but ridicuously so. The chasis are made of steel, and that transformer alone weighs almost 10lbs. I'm sorry, I don't accept that this would be at least $100-150 in a crate. That's why we always show an estimated delivery date on eBay listings. The first time was a seller in Singapore who charged the international  flat rate for a record (as in an old 78) which was about $4.50, then turned around and said he needed $30 after the sale which I refused. It is. It would be a larger size and weight item than UPS, FedEx, or the USPS would ship. If this happens, contact us. We use higher voltage now than they did back then. Our guides below have more information on how you can make your listings more attractive to buyers by offering discounted or combined shipping, as well as details on maximum shipping costs and more. Again your seller does not have much experience, and obviously grossly miscalculated the shipping, since they probably expected the buyer to be local and pick it up. You still seem to have no idea of what the actual shipping will be, if as you wrote you think the shipping will only be $50 more. No, the seller can not change the shipping cost in this situation. before then they made mostly console units. No one wants to figure the total cost of something and then be told that isn't correct. Well since everyone has decided to help themselves to my profile (and likely turning this dispute public) I was judging by the size of the chair/shelves next to it, where it looks like a tabletop unit and shipping prices for similar models on Ebay range from $16 to $25. You might need to contact ebay ("help &contact" link at bottom of page) and talk to a CS rep concerning this. Tip And it's also not "Well I thought it would be $3.00 and it's $4.50," the Singapore seller wanted several times what the original shipping cost would be, and this person seems likely to do the same. You know that neither you or the seller is going to pay the freight charges for shipping the radio. Buyer responsible for shipping. This thing is not that big or heavy. Have you asked the dimensions of the seller? When you check out the price does not change and ends up to be about $50 more. Yes your inexperienced seller did mess up. I'm sorry you feel this way but it is ABSOLUTELY NOT the buyer's responsibility to have to sort this out for the seller. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. As others have said, the size will also make a difference as in your case, due to what they call "dimensional weight". If it's console sized it's not almost three feet wide as you claim. (I think the max weight for all three is 70 pounds.). Well, do let us know how it all turns out. Many sellers (including me) offer a ridiculously low shipping price to encourage bidding in the hopes that the final price will be high enough to offset the actual shipping cost. Literally all this person had said in the auction was "buyer responsible for shipping.". Offering free shipping, or reducing delivery charges as much as possible, can help you win over undecided buyers, and grow your business. His excuse was Ebay had him "listed wrong" even though he had dozens of items for sale, and it was all my fault as I was supposed to wait for an invoice. $13.20 might not be unrealistic if the seller has a transporter unit, but since they haven't been invented yet, you should have read the whole description including the part where the seller states "Buyer responsible for shipping". I did however, contact the sellers asking if they could  wait those few weeks, before bidding on them. Share best practices, tips, and insights. I used the cinder blocks to judge its dimensions. And lastly, is there anywhere in Ebay's policies that tells someone they can't have the auction set one shipping price and then decide later it's another higher price? The place where the notes have told me to contact seller are no good. The seller screwed up and didn't put local pickup only. It's going to cost way more than the $13 to ship that. At this point you should be considering canceling the transaction, without hurting the seller. Having said that, if it were me, I would be disappointed but I would not expect someone else to take such a loss for me. So they lowball and then hope you'll stay hooked. $13.20 to ship that is completely UNREALISTIC. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. The best thing to do is to pay ASAP and say "no" to any request for more money, but if the seller beats you to it and issues an invoice with added shipping, unfortunately the thing you have to do is call Customer Service: The seller changed the price, shipping costs, or payment method after the sale. Plugging them straight into a modern outlet will most likely blow the tubes or burn them out quickly. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS FOOLPROOF, BECAUSE FOOLS ARE SO DARNED INGENIOUS! Meet other eBay community members who share your passions. Seller is not allowed to ask for more money after auction end. Below are two links for console radios Both are about 40" tall 24" wide, 14.5' deep.

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