I, for one, have no problem with cars for sale being noted on the list. I've
cars via emails from both a short drive away and from across the
Atlantic. Either way, I never would have known about the car had it not been
mentioned on one of these wonderful lists!
Omaha, NE USA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Feibusch" <email@example.com>
To: <Recipient list suppressed>
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 7:53 AM
Subject: Cars For Sale On List????
> I have received a number off-list notes that question the use of these
> lists to inform listers about cars that are for sale. I know a few of us
> regularily pass on this information to this list or other approiate lists.
> I am in a position to hear about a bunch of cars that come up for sale in
> California because of my publicity efforts on behalf of the California
> British car meets. People call me with their cars for sale as well as
> "tips" on cars they find it their local papers or at meets that they
> attended. Generally, I have no financial interest in these cars and often
> do not even know the owner or have seen the car. Sometimes they are over
> 400 miles away. I know that I have found new owners for cars from as far
> away as Texas and the new owners were thankful and let me know when they
> got their car.
> My question is: how do the rest of us feel about the passing on of
> cars/parts-for-sale information to the group? Is this a proper use of
> bandwidth? Is it spam? Is it a nobel service??
> Just wondering
> Rick Feibusch
> Venice, CA