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 Mustang » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:01 am

Another Vitus well equipped sells for $1154 without tyres.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Sd » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:18 am

This looks very interesting...

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/glen-waverley/bicycles/1980-s-cycles-citane-drop-bar-road-tandem-bike/1015708024#

Need some tips on renaming the link I tried a few things with no luck haha
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:59 am

A cheap Pinny in Adelaide with shipping available. Well it was cheap this morning :wink: .
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:19 am

Sd wrote:
Need some tips on renaming the link I tried a few things with no luck haha


[url= (the url) ] then you put your other description here, and finish with the [ /url] bit - try quoting one from an earlier thread to see how it goes together.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby rollin » Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:08 pm

grantw wrote:A cheap Pinny in Adelaide with shipping available. Well it was cheap this morning :wink: .

Selling because it's to big and it's 51cm...must be a midget
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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 Mulger bill » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:36 pm

Sd wrote:
Need some tips on renaming the link I tried a few things with no luck haha


Just following up on Dans...
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[url=http://www.bicycles.net.au/forums/index.php]BNA forums[/url]


Gives you BNA forums.

Took me a while, I still have problems with clickable images :oops:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Mustang » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:39 pm

rollin wrote:
grantw wrote:A cheap Pinny in Adelaide with shipping available. Well it was cheap this morning :wink: .

Selling because it's to big and it's 51cm...must be a midget

I know what it is to be a midget, but it probably would,t take me 30 years to wake up that the bike is too big :D but its well equipped.
I tip it will go for $700 odd?
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:04 pm

Yeah I reckon $700 is about right, though you never know when the fever will strike :)
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby cray- » Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:20 pm

Dan wrote:Round shape o.O

Yes, what's so weird about that?

Here is the bag for your square wheels. :P
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:06 pm

cray- wrote:
Dan wrote:Round shape o.O

Yes, what's so weird about that?

Here is the bag for your square wheels. :P


Ah, that's better.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Vern Stralam » Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:45 am

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

Postby frailer5 » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:15 pm

Someone will know. These Bennetts are Sebring-related, correct? Post-Sebring, from memory. And they are most likely 4130-grade, am guessing. In pretty good shape though, for anyone in Lower Hunter.
Points to the guy for wanting to 'pass it on'; and price realistically.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:31 pm

not junk:
Anyone in Penrith?

Kuwahara:
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/kingswoo ... 1015775632

someone pick this up!!!
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Kermit TF » Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:57 pm

frailer5 wrote:Someone will know. These Bennetts are Sebring-related, correct? Post-Sebring, from memory. And they are most likely 4130-grade, am guessing. In pretty good shape though, for anyone in Lower Hunter.
Points to the guy for wanting to 'pass it on'; and price realistically.

Little bit confusing this bennett....for starters they where never 2 toned. Its not "quite" the specs of a sebring , also sebrings had a decal on the downtube, I'd say its a super-sports2...?
Always loved my bennetts , noticed a mint super sports sold for $245 last week on evilbay, it wasnt worth that new !
The Bennett supersports and the sebrings where around from 1979 to mid 80s, the Viscounts where the sebrings grandfather in a way. The Sebrings are similar in spec to an apollo IV, ie shimano 600 etc....
Nevertheless the red-yellow bennett is a bargain. Cant go wrong.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Mustang » Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:01 pm

frailer5 wrote:Someone will know. These Bennetts are Sebring-related, correct? Post-Sebring, from memory. And they are most likely 4130-grade, am guessing. In pretty good shape though, for anyone in Lower Hunter.
Points to the guy for wanting to 'pass it on'; and price realistically.

But why do they only post one photo, 12 are free on ebay, you can write a story????
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby QuangVuong » Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:11 pm

sunho wrote:not junk:
Anyone in Penrith?

Kuwahara:
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/kingswoo ... 1015775632

someone pick this up!!!


Was gonna post this as well. Its most likely gone by now. If not I can grab it for you.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:28 pm

would be good if it is still available.
im sure you can neg. to 120 i reckon.
if you can ill take it.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:38 am

here is a "superb" rarity indeed...
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/290878720256 ... 500wt_1414
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby singlespeedscott » Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:14 am

sunho wrote:here is a "superb" rarity indeed...
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/290878720256 ... 500wt_1414

Nice. A bit banged up but it is built from Reynolds 531 Pro. Very nice tubing.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:44 pm

my child says it is a BMX
Inspection is very recommended

[ebay]http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BMX-BICYCLE-/121076632033?pt=AU_Sport_Cycling_Bikes&hash=item1c30bac9e1&_uhb=1#ht_803wt_1051[/ebay]
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:57 pm

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

Postby Mulger bill » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:12 pm

More like WUT??? :shock:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby find_bruce » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:29 pm

I never knew the price of twaffle was so high - state of the art 6061, 12 speed gears - maybe he has a time machine to take you back to 1984
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:37 pm

"...by the way, expect to pay at least $10,400 and even up to $19,230 for the latest titanium, chrome-molly and carbon-fiber bike frames..."

Ballpark specificity. Aren't they a band?
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