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

Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhunter at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 16:15:04 UTC 2013


http://dft.ba/-7ayU

Don't know about the DPI rating, but this is the same model laptop I bought
earlier this year. It's a fantastic rig.


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Jason Griffey <griffey at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok, I'm gonna bite on this one:
>
> So: show me an example of a LOT more hardware (same i7, same RAM or more,
> same build quality (metal/aluminium unibody construction) with a 15 inch
> screen at 220dpi for $1000...in a laptop, of course. Hell, for $1500. What
> would your suggestion be?
>
> Jason
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 8:18 AM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I didn't say they don't sell.
>>
>> Either way, for price you can get a LOT more hardware elsewhere in
>> another format.
>> On Nov 13, 2013 2:24 AM, "Eric Wolf" <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> The links I gave were Completed/Sold listings.
>>>
>>> -=--=---=----=----=---=--=-=--=---=----=---=--=-=-
>>> Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 11:37 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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:
>>>>
>>>>> $1000 seems a little low. A quick eBay check says $1699-$1899.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 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
>>>>>
>>>>> 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>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 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
>>>>>
>>>>> -=--=---=----=----=---=--=-=--=---=----=---=--=-=-
>>>>> Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 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:
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> 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.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> dtb
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