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Old 05-31-03, 07:29 PM
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Advice on selling notebook wanted, please!

Hi all-

I've decided to sell my Hp N5150 Pavilion notebook after 2 years of use; want to get a good, old solid desktop. Do any of you know or recommend a decent place to list it...is EBay or half.com, or even Amazon.com a good idea? Never sold anything as big online/through the mail, so any B&M store/resale shop would also be pretty good. I am not looking for quick cash, so I am willing to wait for the best offer. What do you guys think? Any thoughts?

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Old 06-01-03, 09:58 AM
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Ebay would probably be your best bet, if you have a high feedback #.

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Old 06-01-03, 10:55 AM
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I'll say eBay too. I've seen enough idiots bidding on used laptops that they can get a much better one for the same price or less with warranty. Set a reserve a price if you don't want someone to win it with a low cost.
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Old 06-01-03, 12:27 PM
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I third ebay. Since you will probably end up with a high final price make sure the money clears before you send the laptop. Even if its sent via paypal it can still fail to clear after a day or two.
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Old 06-01-03, 04:25 PM
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Thanks guys. Will probably try EBay; first time as a seller. Also, forgot to mention I'm in Chicago, so anything else locally can still be into consideration. Thansk again for the suggestions.

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Old 06-01-03, 11:34 PM
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guess i'm a little late, but i'd also use ebay.

also, did you have anything confidential (CC#, or personal documents) that you didn't want to share with others? if so, you might wanna get a cheap hd, and swap out the one you have.
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Old 06-02-03, 09:19 AM
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Thanks for the suggestions. I will give EBay a try and let you guys know how it went.

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Old 06-03-03, 06:33 AM
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can you post a link when you get it listed
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Old 06-03-03, 10:43 AM
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Originally posted by duz
can you post a link when you get it listed
Links to people's auctions are not allowed to be posted here.

If you're interested in it you should use e-mail.
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