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What exactly is flipping? Is it worth trying and how do you do it exactly? Do you need any skills or a decent amount of money?

 

Also, can you still do it in f2p?

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Flipping is a method of merchanting. In simplest terms one would find out at what price an item instantly buys and sells at (on the Grand Exchange), then put in a buy offer at the instant buy price, wait a few hours or over night, then sell the items for the instant sell price.

 

 

 

 

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Flipping is very straight forward:

 

Buy item x for the absolute minimum you can

Immediately sell it for as much as you can.

 

For example say bones would buy as cheap as 100gp, but would sell for up to 150gp

You buy bones at 100gp and sell them straight away at 150gp


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Flipping is very straight forward:

 

Buy item x for the absolute minimum you can

Immediately sell it for as much as you can.

 

For example say bones would buy as cheap as 100gp, but would sell for up to 150gp

You buy bones at 100gp and sell them straight away at 150gp

 

No, you buy bones at 103gp and sell them for 147, because the 4hrs till you can sell limit is gone, so the faster you trades come through, the more you can trade, hence why its smarte to earn a little less each trade, but in the long run trade more trades.


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Flipping is very straight forward:

 

Buy item x for the absolute minimum you can

Immediately sell it for as much as you can.

 

For example say bones would buy as cheap as 100gp, but would sell for up to 150gp

You buy bones at 100gp and sell them straight away at 150gp

 

No, you buy bones at 103gp and sell them for 147, because the 4hrs till you can sell limit is gone, so the faster you trades come through, the more you can trade, hence why its smarte to earn a little less each trade, but in the long run trade more trades.

 

He meant the minimum and maximum you can buy instantly. There's no price limit anymore.


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Flipping is very straight forward:

 

Buy item x for the absolute minimum you can

Immediately sell it for as much as you can.

 

For example say bones would buy as cheap as 100gp, but would sell for up to 150gp

You buy bones at 100gp and sell them straight away at 150gp

 

No, you buy bones at 103gp and sell them for 147, because the 4hrs till you can sell limit is gone, so the faster you trades come through, the more you can trade, hence why its smarte to earn a little less each trade, but in the long run trade more trades.

 

He meant the minimum and maximum you can buy instantly. There's no price limit anymore.

 

I think you misinterpretted what NikolaiH was saying.

He meant if the absolute minimum u can buy bones for is 100gp, buy at 103gp and if the max they sell at is 150gp sell for 147gp.

Aka buy a few gp OVER the absolute minimum and sell a few gp UNDER the absolute maximum as this means you get far more instant-buys and sells thus speeding up the amount of trades you do and overall increased time:money ratio despite reducing the profit per item


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Yup you got me right Sy ;)


My lame drops:
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1 D Med - 1 D Dagger
1 Verac's Helmet - 1 Guthan's Platebody

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Which is incidentally the fastest way to make money provided you are fairly rich. You can make upwards of 10m/hr just standing at the GE.


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Flipping is very straight forward:

 

Buy item x for the absolute minimum you can

Immediately sell it for as much as you can.

 

For example say bones would buy as cheap as 100gp, but would sell for up to 150gp

You buy bones at 100gp and sell them straight away at 150gp

 

No, you buy bones at 103gp and sell them for 147, because the 4hrs till you can sell limit is gone, so the faster you trades come through, the more you can trade, hence why its smarte to earn a little less each trade, but in the long run trade more trades.

 

He meant the minimum and maximum you can buy instantly. There's no price limit anymore.

 

I think you misinterpretted what NikolaiH was saying.

He meant if the absolute minimum u can buy bones for is 100gp, buy at 103gp and if the max they sell at is 150gp sell for 147gp.

Aka buy a few gp OVER the absolute minimum and sell a few gp UNDER the absolute maximum as this means you get far more instant-buys and sells thus speeding up the amount of trades you do and overall increased time:money ratio despite reducing the profit per item

 

I misinterpreted you, not him. I thought you were saying if the absolute minimum you can buy instantly is 100. In any case, there is no absolute minimum anymore.


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I started merching with 10 mil about 3 weeks ago, now i have, with very little actual playing time, earned over 65 mil :) Flipping is very safe and very great! However i need to find MOAR ITEMS!! :D

 

And yes, it works with various f2p items ; )


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You have to really think outside the box for flipping now, so many more people started flipping since 4 hour sell back was removed that the gaps have got smaller and obvious items make barely any profit now :sad:


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Also, do not ask what items to flip. Not that it's rude or anything, but people just don't want to give out what items they're using, because it becomes less effective as more people do it.

 

Just experiment on your own until you get a feel for it.

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I got the most epic item lol, working amazingly well, but i cannot seem to find more : /


My lame drops:
6 Effigys
1 D Med - 1 D Dagger
1 Verac's Helmet - 1 Guthan's Platebody

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Would anyone be so kind as to PM me on Runescape and tell me an item that's good to flip? :pray:


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@rudeboy

 

Did you just read what K4ylan said?

Do _not_ ask for items to flip. If they are given away they will start losing their effect, go find your own items instead of wasting forum space, please : )


My lame drops:
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1 D Med - 1 D Dagger
1 Verac's Helmet - 1 Guthan's Platebody

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