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Where is the best place and way to sell my TV - 50" Plasma

Discussion in 'General Chat Forum' started by MrKennedy, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Member

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    Hi guys,

    This is alittle off-topic as per my other thread i made.

    I am just wondering the best i could sell a 3month old 50" Plasma TV?.. there are aspects i personally am unhappy with about the set and would rather just sell it. This would be after i have finished paying it off fully from finance obviously - no sooner! i would like to stress that fact!!.

    Can anyone point me in the right direction? (for furture referance) ebay will be expensive and i dont know about a local newspaper "classified" ad? ive never sold anything so expensive before.

    Many thanks in advance
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  2. maxwell4321

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    you can also try Freeads.co.uk - Classified ads , place Free Ads as people can search for items by area so you're likely to get interest from people who live near you.

    though i believe it's against forum rules to list hardware here and somewhere else at the same time
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  4. wack

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    Here, but don't expect any 'good' money for it.

    Ebay is probably the best place and you'll get a better price.
  6. Abbeygoo

    Abbeygoo Well-Known Member

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    What brings you to that conclusion?

    :confused:

    Selling here you will be dealing with people (in the main) who know their stuff and the value of what they are buying. There are no fees for selling on here, so you can immediately forget the massive 10% that EBay suck off the final selling price.

    The classifieds are a great place to start.
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    MrKennedy,

    You could try your local FreeAds paper, or a newsagents window, but people may not be able to pay what you want for it: tough times and all that, AND if you eBay it, how on earth are you gonna package it up? :confused:

    Lastly, what parts of thus TV are you unhappy about? Is it something you just don't like, or more poor technical performance?


    Pooch
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    +1 for the classifieds here, it doesnt matter if the OP thinks its crap or not, 1 mans crap is another mans gold after all.... i could argue 99% of the blu rays/games/other bits ive sold here i thought were crap but i'm sure someone loves them.... Same goes the other way, ive bought loads of "crap" i'm happy with...:thumbsup:
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    The problem here is that the OP has posted multiple threads about the problems he has been having with it so anyone here who knows their stuff wont touch it with a bargepole
  10. dthomas

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    Too many low, daft offers.
    People 'thinking' they know everything when they don't.

    Ebay fees? Easily avoided.
    Stick item on buy it now.
    Tell sellers to contact you for viewing prior to clicking buy it now.
    If they want said item, they can pay cash and take it away.
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    IronGiant Moderator

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    You don't have to accept daft offers and it costs nothing to advertise here, so no loss if it doesn't sell. If you are in a hurry to sell then maybe try elsewhere first.
  12. dthomas

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    Didn't say you had to accept them did I?

    Other major downside of selling on here as its the only place you can sell.

    But, as you say, its free.
  13. IronGiant

    IronGiant Moderator

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    Agreed... :)

    If he wants to get maximum money for a set he has issues with that have been discussed on this forum, here is probably not the best place to offer it for sale :)
  14. dthomas

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    I'd just take the thing back, reading his old threads its on finance anyway
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    Abbeygoo Well-Known Member

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    Ah right, cheers pal
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    who's going to buy something you dont own if its on finance?? not sure if its the same as with a car etc, but it isnt your property to sell is it?
  17. MrKennedy

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    I would just like to say i will not be selling my tv until i have paid it off from my finance - Obviously.

    I am asking for furture referance if i ended up oneday choosing to sell it it once i have paid it off. The only issue with it is that it has 1 dead pixel, it doesnt have anything "wrong" with it other than that. There are things i personally am not happy about with it but that doesn't make it a faulty product, sorry for the confusion.


    My first post in this thread probably seemed alittle hasty and misinterpreted and unclear as i was having a bad day.

    I have now amended the first post so's not to cause any confusion or concern. I apoligise for not being clear in my original post.
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  18. Ned Senior

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    how can a plasma have a dead pixel?????
    or is it really an LCD tv???

    not being nasty but if it is not an LCD then pixel problems would not count sureley and therefore; there MUST be some other problem with it thus giving you fair opportunity to return it as faulty
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    Eerh, I think plasmas can have dead/stuck/bad pixels but it not as common as in LCDs.

    Cue: rush of people to tell me I'm wrong... :laugh:
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    Don't work like that does it in practice. Most people in my experience offer a price on here based on removing that 10% Ebay charges.
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    LCD and plasma can both suffer from lit or dead sub pixel(s) or full pixel. And even worse flashing sub/full pixel.
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