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Getting rid of excess hardware ??

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by Mr.D, May 30, 2003.

  1. Mr.D

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    I've got a couple of ATX cases that I no longer use.
    They are in decent nick : ones a tower the other is a desktop ( slightly damaged fascia). All bay covers , standoffs , screws etc . Even got a couple of 300w power supplies for them. The cases are nothing special: beige boxes but there perfectly acceptable for housing any PC.

    I've offered them to two computer recycling charities so far and they don't want them.

    I've offered them around work... not takers.

    I'm loathed to skip them as there is nothing wrong with the cases and they would have been worth at least 40 quid each when new not that I want any money for them.

    I know that I've got few odds and ends hardware wise that I no longer have use for and there must be lots of people in a similar position who frequent this forum.

    What do you do with your cast offs?
    Any suggestions?
    Maybe we can pool our odds and ends and provide fully functional PCs to some charity??
    ( I know I quite enjoy putting PCs together).
     
  2. nutcase_1uk

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    I've bought and sold many pieces of computer equipment on the overclockers.co.uk forums. Stay within the rules htough (as here of course :))
     
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    i'd usually take such junk/bits n bobs......but my missus has stopped me collecting more junk...
     
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    I scater it all over the house to annoy the wife. :)
     
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    Keith,

    I know it's a long shot (or not... !) but if you find out how much it would be to post stuff to Dublin, I'd be v. interested in the desktop case, powersupply and anyother stuff that you could pack inside it...... I'm trying to collect bits and pieces to have "stock" to mess with, Mrs. Ritz v. undestanding.

    I'll gladly send you the cash in advance for post costs, and will donate £20 to the local Hospice on your behalf........



    LMK,


    Sean G.
     
  6. Mr.D

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    I'll see if I can find out about shipping costs but I suspect the costs might be prohibitive compared with buying a new one. The cases are both fairly hefty being steel ( I reckon about 2kg) and they are oversized.

    I'll see what I can do though.
     
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    No problem........ if it's do-able without too much inconvenience to you, fine. (I did say it was a long-shot...;) )


    All the best,

    Sean G.
     
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    being in Dublin myself, it'll cost about £45 for around 20kgs of stuff......should imagine a few PC cases, PSU's, would come to about £30-35....
     
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