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Advice sought for selling 7200 on eBay

Discussion in 'Standard Definition Receiver Support Forum' started by Cyclone, Dec 12, 2003.

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  1. Lee L

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    But man, you still have 5 days left, what have then been going for lately?
     
  2. Cyclone

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    I've seen a few go for $300 to $415.
     
  3. rjenkins

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    I wouldn't recommend bidpay/auctionpayments.com myself. I paid for an auction for the first time with bidpay (now auctionpayments.com) the friday after Thanksgiving. Very horrible experience. After 3 days, they still hadn't approved the money order. So I used their contact form to try to find out what the hold-up was. 2 days later, still no answer. I sent another email. No answer. I sent another 2 days later. Nothing. I kept trying to contact them every other day or so. No other way to contact them is on their web site. No phone number, etc... Finally, after 10 days, I did a search on usenet and found this isn't an isolated problem. Also found a 1-800-350-5952 number someone posted in one of the threads on how to contact them by phone. Finally after calling them and getting a "we are experiencing a really busy holiday season" excuse, the money order was approved and sent out that day.

    Stay far away from bidpay.com/auctionpayments.com if you can help it!
     
  4. Cyclone

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    Well things are begining to pick up today. No new bids since Wednesday, but I did get two inquiries to sell it now.

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    I politely declined both offers and I hope the bidding picks up towards the close of the auction.

    :D
     
  5. Cyclone

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    Well, the bidding finally ended. Winning price $375. :D
     
  6. Nick

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    Thanks for the reports, Cyclone. I have 2 7200s I will be selling for more than twice what I paid for them. Wish my other investments had more than doubled in three years.

    For all the 'bad-mouthing" the DPs have received, mine have performed well and I really hate to part with them. Maybe when I get the 921 it will help me get over them.
     
  7. hikerak

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    I Just sold My 7100 on ebay for $335.00. This will be part of my new T.V. account. Thanks for all of the info on the cards and such.

    Matt
     
  8. Chris Blount

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    Great job Cyclone and thanks for the update. I remember when I sold my DP's I hated selling them to hackers but it was the only way to get any money from them. Of course, I never knew for sure if they were hackers so I guess ignorance is bliss. :)
     
  9. Cyclone

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    Well bad news. 4 Days and no contact. The guy who won it, has negative feedbacks where he doesn't respond. I've been hit. I've also heard from another here via PM that they also got stung by this Idiot. Now I owe Ebay $14. Chump.

    I'm relisting. Argh.
     
  10. Lee L

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    Can;t you email the next lowest bidder to see if they want it, or is it less than the relisting fees?
     
  11. Chris Blount

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    I've done that. Sometimes it works.
     
  12. Cyclone

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    Well, in a twist of events, the winning bidder responded after I sent him an email telling him that he was out and that I've relisted. He's Pay Pal'd me the $$$ so I guess I'm not ripped off after all.

    I might be a bit slow getting it in the mail though.
     
  13. Cyclone

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    Well I shipped out the Displayer today. Here is my running numbers.

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    Winning Bid     $375.00    Yay!
    Shipping       +  20.00    Best Guess
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    Total           $395.00    Yippee !!
    
    eBay           -  15.14    I had to relist, and then retract.  
    Pay Pal        -  11.76    I didn't want to use PPal.
    UPS            -  26.60    Under estimated shipping cost.
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    New Total      $ 341.50    Still not bad.
    Orig owner      -100.00    He deserved his cut
    My Profit       $241.50    Not too bad.         
    
    It was a neat experience. Now that I have Pay Pal set up and a ebay auction under my belt, I'm begining to eye everything in the basement, my Mom's basement, etc.. hehe.
     
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