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Old 11 October 2012, 09:15   #1
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Anybody have a trade account with Apollo Duck ?

If so what are your thoughts, seems cheap to me and site looks better than the others. Slightly unsure on the payment method (in particular where the card details are kept on file then charged manually each month) but it might just be me.

Any input appreciated before we sign up

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Old 11 October 2012, 09:46   #2
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I can't comment from a sellers point of view, but would confirm your thoughts from a buyers perspective.

Two boats in our current fleet, Ocean 6.5 and Bombard 380, came off the site as projects.
The site appeared to have far less obvious scams than your namesake, is easier to browse, and I feel generally better all round.

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Old 11 October 2012, 10:11   #3
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When I contacted them direct about my issues with dan cooper & outboardmotorseurope they closed his site down immediately !!
To me that speaks volumes about the integrity of the site operator unlike ebay or some other advertisers mentioning no names !!!!!
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Old 11 October 2012, 10:34   #4
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I'd agree they seem far more proactive that that other lot (mentioning no names) and are far better priced.

Do people actually search it ?

Would still welcome input from another trade account holder though
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Old 11 October 2012, 10:59   #5
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Not trade - but I bought my SR4 through Apollo Duck and would highly recommend it
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What about contacting one that's already advertising on there that's not directly competing with you for goods/services & asking them ?
I stumbled on it when looking for 'outboards for sale uk' on google !
Ebay seems to be the easiest marketplace for a buyer despite the obvious pitfalls.
Bought one (hopefully) through contact on here this time so I'm having the full range !
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They used to give a free trial period for trade accounts, worth asking them.
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Hi Peter

Just spotted your 4 adds on Apollo Duck - look well

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Very basic start but let's see what interest it generates. Already the numbers look great, although that's all they've been so far

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Do people actually search it ?
I check it daily (the Irish site). It a virtually global operation and seems very well managed.
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