Lies on EBAY

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by purplestar, May 4, 2010.

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  1. His e-bay ad says Survival down to -12c. Not comfort at -12c. Probably a meaningless and relative statement, but not necessarily untrue.
  2. Ha Ha, one born every minute, you buy one for your kid then, because thats what mums and dads will doing

    And it says Extreme Temperature of Survival -12

    The supplier says Extreme Temperature -5

    Maybe its you thats selling them??????
  3. Well are you going to fcuking buy one or not? Timewaster...

    What do you expect for a score?

    No one's ever complained. Mind you they all died of hypothermia... :D
  4. udipur

    udipur LE Book Reviewer

    Maybe I'm old but I'm pretty sure the Latin phrase is caveat emptor...
  5. That doesn't permit the vendor to deliberately mislead the customer, or misdescribe his product.
  6. I can tell you from very chilly and uncomfortable experience, you can sleep at -24 without a sleeping bag, so -5/-12 with any sort of sleeping bag should not be a problem.
    PS. Do NOT forget your long johns and chinese fighting suit if you wish to try this.
  7. It's OK. If you die of hypothermia, you can get a refund:


  8. There's that little link on the page that says "report them"......
  9. please, please get a life. Good on him that he's sold 200 of them so far.

    If the parents are taking them camping in temps of -12 then maybe theyre trying to get rid of the kids anyway!
  10. Command_doh

    Command_doh LE Book Reviewer

    Talking of false advertising - there is no way the bird in the 'JD Williams, womens clothing size 12-24' footer advert on this page falls into that category!

    Ref the topic - Ebay won't care, they make too much off this guy, and all he's doing is using waffling terminology to baffle idiots.
  11. tbf technical tests on sleeping bags are a bit random.
    the international one is based on german consripts sleeping on a wooden plank!
    so has little relevence to camping.
    ffs its a £20 doss bag if your going to try extreme camping i'd imagine you'd know a bit more about kit and what you need to survive if you did'nt the fact you brought a cheapo sleeping bag would be the least of your worries :twisted:
  12. The first ever dossbag walt.