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Old 01-09-2013, 09:33 PM
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Cutting dead weight: old equipment

I have a question, and it's probably a dumb one. What do you guys do with old equipment that's collecting dust, and it doesn't sell when you put it on craigslist or ebay? I imagine this isn't a really common problem, but it's one I'm dealing with at the moment.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:12 PM
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It depends on what it is.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:22 PM
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For my situation, it's an old and cheap chainsaw.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:26 PM
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Hold onto it. Even If its something ill never use again I will try I sell it. If I can't sell it I will normally pull of the carb (never hurts to hold onto them for something else you may can use it for something else or for parts). The rest can go to the metal recycling center and I just wait till I have a truck load
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:32 PM
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You could always chop the machines up and sale it in parts on ebay. I know a guy that does this and sales literally every part of the machine after cleaning it up. This does take some time and you have to keep relisting. However, at some point, someone, somewhere, will be looking for what you need. He often makes double what the normal CL price would be.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:24 PM
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Craigslist.
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:17 AM
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If I can't sell it I give my old stuff to my dealer. Not sure what they do with them but good dealer karma is never a bad thing.
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:27 PM
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i never get rid of anything most of my equiptment is 20yrs old
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:04 PM
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If I can't sell it I give my old stuff to my dealer. Not sure what they do with them but good dealer karma is never a bad thing.
He gives it to me....thanks. I just got a 21" snapper that a customer wouldn't approve the repair and left it at dealer. I spent about two hours and $10 and got a pretty good running walkbehind. I hang around the dealer ever week and get a lot of good stuff. I got a like new blower that had raw gas run in it and no warranty. I got about $150 of parts when I tore it down. It even had bearings and seals that were good.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:04 PM
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i never get rid of anything most of my equiptment is 20yrs old
I don't like to get rid of anything either.
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