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Best way to sell big screen TV?

Old 09-28-05, 07:46 AM
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Best way to sell big screen TV?

I've got a projection TV that I'd like to sell, but it's a 50" Toshiba Projection screen, and it's not so easy to pack up and ship. I've sold an old 50" projection TV on ebay before, but it was a pain in the a$$ to ship. I had to box it up, drive it to a FedEx warehouse, and have them ship it. I'd rather not go through that again. Have any of you had luck selling a big screen TV? Any suggestions?
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Old 09-28-05, 12:48 PM
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Local. You're in NY, plenty of people close by, I presume. Videogon and Home Theater Forum might be good alternatives to Ebay.
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Old 09-28-05, 01:02 PM
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Put an add in the newspaper for the local university with a cheap price saying "you pick up". A bunch of frat boys in a pick-up will move the thing out of your house and into the truck. They give you the money and you go buy your new TV.
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Old 09-28-05, 05:28 PM
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If it's not worth much, another way to move it might be to consider donating it to a good charity. That's what I did when I made the move from big screen to projector.
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ebay *with local pickup only!
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Old 09-30-05, 07:45 AM
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I sold my 57" RPTV on Craiglist.org in about 3 days at damn close to what I was asking.
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I posted it on there yesterday and got 3 hits so far. Thanks!
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Old 09-30-05, 09:03 AM
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Thanks, I may do this soon....if I ever decide to upgrade. I had a pain trying to move this thing when I moved out....55" Mits is not easy to move.

I want a new TV, but I'm resisting....must resist.
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Old 10-06-05, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by John*D
ebay *with local pickup only!
Yep. That's how I sold my older 61" Sony.
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Old 10-12-05, 01:10 PM
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I sold my 53 inch RPTV with craigslist.org. i had a ton of replies and a bunch of flakes but someone eventually came by and got it.
i got $420 for an almost 6 year old sony (non-hd)
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