eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:55 pm

its a superstar, though...
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby morini » Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:06 pm

HappyHumber wrote:
Dan wrote:not junk - perhaps a touch overpriced, but a nice Daccordi, nonetheless
I think the guy who asks the first question is a bit of a peanut. Most of his questioning would be answered by the photos anyway. I think he's just throwing around some bike terms he read on the 'net to sound good.


The first question certainly flushed him out though. The seller I mean. He might be open to an offer?
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Postby munga » Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:30 pm

+1.

seller is not a bike nut. mate of a mate probably told him it's worth a grand. probably $500 overpriced
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby HappyHumber » Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:31 pm

morini wrote:The first question certainly flushed him out though. The seller I mean. He might be open to an offer?

Actually, my comment was about the person asking the question - but I guess it kind of rings true both ways.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Rob74 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:38 pm

Re familyguy » Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:54 pm
Not junk:Gazelle Is it legal to want something this much??

=>> That is brilliant noted 57.5 c to c......I had thought I would need a 62cm c to c Frame ….but he says 33" stand over height = 838mmm thats pretty close to a std road bike 24" frame…….Ahhh very tempting…..if only I had a use for it.

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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:05 pm

I actually wrote a question asking If he'd sell the frame and fork separately, then didn't send it, lest the treebay constabulary found out...
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:15 pm

frailer5 wrote:Where do people pluck their starting prices from? Is it just wishful thinking?


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Postby ldrcycles » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:48 pm

singlespeedscott wrote:WT? is going on with those handlebars and saddle?


Antler bars i call them, my brother has his bars twisted way up like that too, makes me think of a deer everytime i see it :lol: .
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Wed Feb 13, 2013 6:33 am

pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby morini » Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:58 am

Love the mudguards on it. it's a WW1 diggers special.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:24 am

HappyHumber wrote:
morini wrote:The first question certainly flushed him out though. The seller I mean. He might be open to an offer?

Actually, my comment was about the person asking the question - but I guess it kind of rings true both ways.


Text to seller:
Hi Bob, would you be interested in selling just the frame and fork of your Daccordi? Can't hurt to ask. Kind regards, Dan

Response:
Yes, $1000.

My reply:
So, no then. That's more than your listed price for the entire bicycle! Thanks for your reply, have a great day!

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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:32 am

Don't know why he would respray in the non original colours, but still 531 as stipulated, it would not make a great fixie, rather, a roadie :)
campagnolo shifters are a plus, shimano 105 calipers for an additional 20...
wouldnt hurt to ask for BIN price i suppose. small st but long top tube.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby morini » Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:54 pm

Dan, You're just going to have to bide your time. I doubt he'll sell it at that price so wait until he's tried to sell it three or four times then ask again. It'll be on Gumtree next I reckon. Keep your eyes peeled.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:41 pm

morini wrote:Dan, You're just going to have to bide your time. I doubt he'll sell it at that price so wait until he's tried to sell it three or four times then ask again. I'll be on Gumtree next I reckon. Keep your eyes peeled.


I think you're right there. Once it comes down it'll be the quick and the dead, though...
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby morini » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:16 am

No idea what this is. Peugeot stem ???

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/southpor ... 014203419#

This looks interesting for $85

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/cabooltu ... 1014208307
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:29 am

morini wrote:No idea what this is. Peugeot stem ???

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/southpor ... 014203419#

This looks interesting for $85

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/cabooltu ... 1014208307


that one on the goldy is probbo worth it for the bits. 600 hubs to arayas....
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby cray- » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:43 pm

Repco Eurosport Tri-A with a horrendous re-spray, seriously devalued that one, poor thing.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/pooraka/ ... 1014151374

Another 531 Gazelle, this time a roadie with a more realistic start price, who's keen?
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/221188826732 ... 1423.l2649
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Wal42 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:40 pm

cray- wrote:
Another 531 Gazelle, this time a roadie with a more realistic start price, who's keen?


Tri-colour gruppo, wih a nice set of wheels have to be near worth buying for the running gear alone.

Get on you Perth guys.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:51 pm

Saw it yesterday and the seller has mentioned there had been a lot of interest.. She was also happy to ship if the local bike shop would organise it. No buy it now price... Sadly.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby frailer5 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:47 pm

sunho wrote:Saw it yesterday and the seller has mentioned there had been a lot of interest.. She was also happy to ship if the local bike shop would organise it. No buy it now price... Sadly.


No surprise. Just what I need as a work commute right now... 54|54. :( Hoo well, another day.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Clydesdale Scot » Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:57 pm

Hamster wrote:I'm now watching it with considerable interest, $1,200 - he's got to be dreaming.

But hey I could be wrong.

You weren't wrong.
there were 4 offers, maximum of $35
but it has been relisted
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:28 pm

if only i built a $17 website. i could be rolling like a gangsta by now.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:30 pm

munga wrote:if only i built a $17 website. i could be rolling like a gangsta by now.


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