Best US Site to Sell Used Audio Equipment?

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Which is your preferred site for selling used gear?

  • Audiogon

    Votes: 3 27.3%
  • Dealer site

    Votes: 1 9.1%
  • eBay

    Votes: 1 9.1%
  • MLO Classified

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • US Audio Mart

    Votes: 5 45.5%
  • Other

    Votes: 3 27.3%

  • Total voters
    11
  • Poll closed .

Bernard

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I saw a DAC I wanted on Canuckaudiomart. There was no box, manual, or power cord. The seller wanted local pickup in Niagara Falls, and cash; his feedback was 100%. A friend of mine in Niagara agreed to pick it up for me. The seller and I agreed on a price. I emailed the seller my friend’s email ID and mobile number. My friend emailed the seller and asked for his mobile number; he responded by email, but did not give his mobile number, even when asked again.

It was beginning to sound fishy, so I talked to my sister-in-law, a cop. She told me it sounded like stolen property (no power cable - a grab the unit and go situation). So I checked the seller’s (100%) feedback, item by item. In each case it was mentioned how they met the seller in a remote location. He had wanted to meet my friend in the parking lot of a hardware store.

I cancelled the deal. Did not get any negative feedback.
 

twodogs112

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You’re right. Never thought of that. “ no power cord, box or manual “ is a real tip off. Thanks for the advice.
 

Gordon Gray

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Beware of Audigon if you are a seller. Their policy is totally buyer biased. I still sell on the Gon but specify cashier check or bank wire for payment.
 

kach22i

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I'm seeing fast turnover times at ASR, see link below.

Audio Science Review

If you are into unobtainium $$$ type equipment, take a look at the What's Best Forum.

What's Best Forum
 
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Leporello

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I had Music Room offer me $2000 for my Oppo 205 DVD player. Definitely lower than they were selling
Ha! Isn't that what they retailed for new? I think that's what I paid for mine. Of course, since Oppo is gone now, I'm not surprised they sell for crazy prices now.
 
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