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Old 13th April 2009, 12:29 AM   #11
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Originally posted by bacon665

It is it is. You ever look for a laptop on ebay?
They sell 5 year old laptops and even BROKEN laptops 100-200 more then a new one.
One of my fellow engineers makes a business out of buying broken PPC Mac's - fixing them and selling back on eBay.

He looks for laptops that fail with a certain set of symptoms - that all relate to bad bypass caps (it seems there was a rash of bad caps - or cheap ones put into Mac's). Three or four 1800uf caps later and he makes a profit of a few hundred per laptop.

Not my idea of a second job, but it works for him and he makes money at it.
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Old 13th April 2009, 05:16 AM   #12
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Here is another one, same seller though. He must have a permanent grin at these prices.
fer chrissakes it is still only a 6sn7
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Old 13th April 2009, 09:42 AM   #13
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Old 13th April 2009, 10:59 AM   #14
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The more these know-nothing wealthy collector types try to pedict the next trend and over pay for things on ebay, the more common folk like me will suffer. Seems to be an American trait: pay way more for something than it's worth...and then brag about it !!!
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