how do I best sell my home theater setup?

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  1. MatthewSimpson

    MatthewSimpson Auditioning

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    I tried putting the whole system on ebay and the bids didn't go high enough.

    Right now I have just the receiver on ebay, but with two days left I only have one bid. Maybe I'm too high?

    The receiver is an Onkyo TX-DS787 and I started bidding at $600.00

    I'm not real "in the know" on current pricing so if anyone would help me via email or something I would appreciate it!

    My question to the forum is:

    If I'm trying to sell the system, where is the best place to do it? Newspaper? Ebay?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Bill Catherall

    Bill Catherall Screenwriter

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  3. Ryan Wright

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    Sell it piece by piece. That's the only way to go.
     
  4. Bill Slack

    Bill Slack Supporting Actor

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    High starting bids on eBay usually makes people shy away. I'm not sure how much that's worth? How old is it? Was was the SRP?

    This might help... I have a Pioneer Elite 26TX THX Ultra receiver it's about 2 (or 3?) years old. It was ~$1200 SRP. I Paid $900 or so. It's worth about $400-$500 now. Goes for a little more on eBay occasionaly...

    Just start bidding low and put a reserve price on, that way more people will notice. Also, prices usually don't move much until the last day. I sold my Dreamcast on eBay and it got 7/9 bids in the last 24hrs to move from $40 to $100.
     

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