Good middleman service for Yahoo Japan auctions?

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  1. Roger

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    Good middleman service for Yahoo Japan auctions?
    I've been using Rinkya for years but recently I've been having problems with payments not going through, etc. I'm wondering if it's time to switch services. Any recommendations?
     
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    Good middleman service for Yahoo Japan auctions?
    I’ve been using Buyee for a few years now, and I’m really happy with the service. Easy to use, the fees aren’t too bad, 30 day warehouse holding is free, EMS is the only(best) shipping option outside of DHL, and they do a great job of condensing orders and packing them very nicely.
     
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    Jauce is pretty good too, similar to Buyee. You can check and compare, i usually use Jauce but my buddies use Buyee.
     
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    buyee is nice because its literally right there on the page. thats why i have been using them lately... before, it used to be celga. man that was many moons ago.
     
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    I have been using ZenMarket: 300 yen fee per item and 45-day warehouse holding is free, after that a 50yen/item/day charge would start accruing. Their packages have been well-packed and arrived without issue.
     
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    I haven't bought recently but I didn't have any problems with Buyee either. Real-time bidding is nice and it uses your credit card information once you've won so you don't need to pay up front. The only potential issue is Buyee doesn't let you bid on items from sellers who are new or have negative feedback.
     
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    Good middleman service for Yahoo Japan auctions?
    This is actually, I’ve come to find, their way of sidestepping accounts that sever the ability for proxy bids. There’s accounts I’ve wanted to bid for that had hundreds positive feedback and zero negative that say I can’t due to low ratings. I also have my PayPal linked. If I had my credit card linked I’d be in way too deep.
     
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    Ive been using celga for like 9 years. Their per item fees are a little more than most but they have no warehousing fees. I can keep items there however long i want. The big selling point for me has been the fact that I have my own account. This lets me bid when I want, have a watch list, use the YJA mobile app etc. Im not sure if they still offer that.
     
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    Good middleman service for Yahoo Japan auctions?
    I’ve never used Celga before, but Buyee offers all of the exact same, except for the unlimited warehouse holding. After 30 days they charge you, but I’m not sure how much. My favorite about Buyee is it also gives me a native sniper bid tool, since a lot of auctions end at very inconvenient times for US based schedules.
     
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    Good middleman service for Yahoo Japan auctions?
    I have used the Shopping Mall Japan service for a while to place my bets on YJP but about two weeks ago I have not been able to use their services the page does not allow me to make more bets, contact me with their customer service and apparently they will be out of business to make purchases in JP, does anyone know more about these?
     
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    yes ive heard they are closed for good.
     
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    Fuck, I didn't know this. I guess my deposit with them is gone forever now. They were an awesome service to use.

    Edit: Contacted them this morning and they already returned my deposit. Their contact email is still being used if anyone needs to contact them: webmaster@shoppingmalljapan.com
     
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    That was going to tell you before finishing your post; that their mail is still available, what I understood is that they stopped receiving any bets and they will finish the pending shipments and the refunds as well.
     
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    I just use other people LOL
     
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    I use uberEats.
     
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    Good middleman service for Yahoo Japan auctions?
    Just to compare the two I made a buyee account and downloaded the mobile app to try it out. Its similar in that it has a watchlist, and can bid when you want. The app itself isnt as well designed and doesnt perform as well next to the official Yahoo Auctions app. The snipe feature is nice, especially if you're on the west coast. It would drive me nuts though as once you do that it wont let you bid again the regular way. Its definitely the next best thing to having your own account. Way better than just emailing a proxy service to bid for you.
     
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    I've been using Buyee for the past couple of years. @daveblog introduced me to Zenmarket but I haven't used it yet. The fee structure looks nicer than Buyee and Dave says that you can purchase items from the Hobby Off stores through it.
     
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    I also like the fact that Buyee makes it easy for you to consolidate separate purchases and send them together; when combined with the month free storage, it is very convenient if you are bidding (or sniping) things that end a week apart. Also their postage rate for larger shipments are also reasonable.
     
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    Aww, but see the down fall to my method is that I forget about it and then end up getting doubles, in some cases triple lol
     

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