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 Apr 11, 2013 9:59 pm

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 singlespeedscott » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:03 am

munga wrote:http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Lugged-single-speed-bike-unfinished-project-brand-new-forks-steel-small-49cm-/121092862547?pt=AU_Sport_Cycling_Bikes&hash=item1c31b27253&_uhb=1#ht_500wt_1288

That's a little, widdle, biddy frame.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby find_bruce » Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:24 am

singlespeedscott wrote:
munga wrote:http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Lugged-single-speed-bike-unfinished-project-brand-new-forks-steel-small-49cm-/121092862547?pt=AU_Sport_Cycling_Bikes&hash=item1c31b27253&_uhb=1#ht_500wt_1288

That's a little, widdle, biddy frame.

That's not a widdle, biddy frame, this is a widdle biddy frame. I mean how many times to you see a statement like this:
I am 5ft 6 and it is a little small for me
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby bychosis » Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:05 pm

ldrcycles wrote:'fixie' monstrosity- http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-Fixi ... 4ac3502e62


Good Lord. For someone to build that they must be colour blind - or just colour stupid.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby morini » Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:24 pm

Too far for me but looks to be a good starting price.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/MIYATA-RACIN ... 3f24128e5a
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dimitrizee » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:09 pm

Tried selling a 87 Repco High Sierra MTB a few weeks ago for what I paid with little to no interest.. Paid $140ish dollars and had it shipped from NSW to Melbourne. Full Deore in good ridable condition but guess have to hold onto it for another few years..
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Postby vaeske » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:41 pm

morini wrote:Too far for me but looks to be a good starting price.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/MIYATA-RACIN ... 3f24128e5a



good starting price. It's a Miyata 414...nice bike, not light though.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby bychosis » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:16 pm

Kermit TF wrote:
HappyHumber wrote:A bit of pfaffing around, and I got it from the item number; item 261196456541

I can't believe the amount of bids on it, 8 days out!


Thats nuts......
I saw a malvern star mustang dragster in 8/10 condition go for $240 on sunday night...chalk and cheese.


Have a look, seller has a description up now and the bids are going nuts. It's got to be an inside job.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby feelthewheel » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:44 pm

Okay, get your giggles on ...

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mordiall ... 1017612495

me think it has two zeros too many :D
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby singlespeedscott » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:01 pm

Dimitrizee wrote:Tried selling a 87 Repco High Sierra MTB a few weeks ago for what I paid with little to no interest.. Paid $140ish dollars and had it shipped from NSW to Melbourne. Full Deore in good ridable condition but guess have to hold onto it for another few years..

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Postby Dimitrizee » Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:06 pm

Made this guy an offer for $300 on this nice looking Shogun Prairie Breaker Pro..

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mount-gr ... 1015008727

was rejected but I would like to tell him that the offer is now gone... found my own and in my size for $10. HA
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Bob_TAS » Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:27 pm

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

Postby singlespeedscott » Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:25 am

Dimitrizee wrote:Made this guy an offer for $300 on this nice looking Shogun Prairie Breaker Pro..

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mount-gr ... 1015008727

was rejected but I would like to tell him that the offer is now gone... found my own and in my size for $10. HA

He's being way optimistic with his pricing isn't he.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:53 am

singlespeedscott wrote:
Dimitrizee wrote:Made this guy an offer for $300 on this nice looking Shogun Prairie Breaker Pro..

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mount-gr ... 1015008727

was rejected but I would like to tell him that the offer is now gone... found my own and in my size for $10. HA

He's being way optimistic with his pricing isn't he.


+1, it's in pretty good shape, but i'm not seeing $500.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby rollin » Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:15 am

$300 is twice what it's worth, he should have jumped at it....
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dimitrizee » Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:41 am

300 may have been a bit high in the offer but if the frame was in my size I'd still want it. You know what its like when things get sentimental...I think he's relying on that with someone out there and just patiently waiting.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby QuangVuong » Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:17 pm

For hitchiker, or soemone looking at grabbing a lugged CF frame. Merida Extreme 907
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/glenbroo ... 017709707#

Vintage Condor, not from Reid.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/winmalee ... 1017709998

Cheapish Royal Star
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/miranda/ ... 1017703840

And aint this one of the member's first bike?
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/bardwell ... 1017678231
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:31 pm

QuangVuong wrote:
Vintage Condor, not from Reid.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/winmalee ... 1017709998


Looking at the spec i'd say it was the Reid of it's day :) .
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Saro28 » Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:03 pm

[quote="QuangVuong"]
Cheapish Royal Star
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/miranda/ ... 1017703840

Reynolds 653, full Suntour S Pro. 8+/10 condition (except spokes) :) :wink:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby QuangVuong » Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:23 pm

You got one crazy deal then!
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby frailer5 » Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:36 am

Ricardo Elite But where do some people get their kick-off prices from? :?: For the taller gentleman, assuming he re-lists realistically. Sydney.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dimitrizee » Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:13 pm

I'm sure he's just testing the water...he's hoping to get that figure.
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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 find_bruce » Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:20 pm

I assume you are referring to an ebay item leighthebee. If so, you might want to check the item number & edit your post - when I search for that item number I dont get galli crit groupset. Instead I get something that is (1) not bicycle related, (2) NSFW & (3) not appropriate for these forums
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby leighthebee » Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:36 pm

Fixed hahaha :D

That was from over on the e-type forums.... :mrgreen:
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