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Old 02-03-2007, 09:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was thinking of building PCs and selling them on eBay for a small profit, like say the cost of the parts + $50 labor. What do you think of this? I wouldn't really be doing it for the money but more just as a hobby.
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I think that sounds good but you may lose some money if noone likes what you built. A lot of people are already doing this on ebay and it must have worked well for them. Right now, I would suggest making a build that you really like for yourself then sell it on ebay. So if noone buys it, you can use it for yourself.
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everytime i look on ebay none of thoose computers have any bids on them at all so idk if its a good idea or not
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Old 02-03-2007, 09:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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One problem is, I have never sold anything on eBay, so if I signed up at eBay I would have 0 feedback and a lot of people say they wont buy from someone with no feedback because they are afraid of getting ripped off. I can't say I blame them. I should probably sign up and try selling some stuff I have around the house to get some feedback before investing the money in a PC that I might not be able to sell..
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Don't forget the fact that you'd have to sell it was an OS Installed.
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