[Chugalug] OT: MacBook for sale. Too cheap?

Randy Yates lpcustom at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 08:31:14 UTC 2013


I sold a two year old Macbook Pro for $1700. It originally cost me $2400.
They hold their value much better than other computers. I'm no Mac fanboy
and I think they are too pricey, but when you factor in their resale value,
it's almost worth it.


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 2:12 AM, Eric Wolf <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:

> The links I gave were Completed/Sold listings.
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> Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734
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> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 11:37 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:
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>> Apple sellers tend to over value their hardware because the Apple brand
>> demands a hefty price, and people will pay it.
>>
>> Not that I would, for that much dough I'd get an ASUS Republic of Gamers
>> or something with more guts.
>> On Nov 12, 2013 9:08 PM, "Eric Wolf" <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> $1000 seems a little low. A quick eBay check says $1699-$1899.
>>>
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>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-MacBook-Pro-15-Laptop-Retina-Display-2-6ghz-i7-8gb-256-10-cycles-LOADED-/281205034009?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item4179204c19
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>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-MacBook<http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-MacBook-Pro-Retina-2-6ghz-i7-15-8GB-RAM-256GB-SSD-MC976LL-A-Certified-/231082983388?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item35cd9e7fdc>
>>> -Pro-Retina-2-6ghz-i7-15-8GB-RAM-256GB-SSD-MC976LL-A-Certified-/231082983388?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item35cd9e7fdc<http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-MacBook-Pro-Retina-2-6ghz-i7-15-8GB-RAM-256GB-SSD-MC976LL-A-Certified-/231082983388?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item35cd9e7fdc>
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>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-15-MacBook-Pro-Retina-2-6GHz-I7-256GB-SSD-8GB-MC975LL-Warranty-Box-/121158202439?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item1c35977447
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>>> Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734
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>>> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 2:29 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com>wrote:
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>>>> On 11/12/2013 4:25 PM, Aaron welch wrote:
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>>>> http://store.apple.com/us/product/FC976LL/A/refurbished-macbook-pro-26ghz-quad-core-intel-i7-with-retina-display
>>>> >
>>>> >  $1899 refurb from Apple with 512GB SSD.  The 256GB to 512GB
>>>> > upgrade is $300.  So if it is legit, then you are saving about $600
>>>> > off new. Applecare adds about $350 to the cost of the item and
>>>> > should be required as repairs on these things is pricey.
>>>>
>>>> Apparently Apple doesn't know how to factor in depreciation for the
>>>> price of their sticker.
>>>>
>>>> Way more than I would pay for a year+ old used laptop.  Regardless of
>>>> the age of the sticker.
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>>>> Regards,
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>>>> dtb
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