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NEED HELP! what's a fair price.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bobbybass85, Feb 18, 2006.


  1. Hey guys, so i'm selling my old Yamaha BB404 bass to a friend of mine. It's in USED condition... it plays perfectly with no problems but there are many many dings and scratches on the surface and there is a ding on the corner of the neck at f# on the E string. It looks fine from a distance but up close it's noticable. he's asking me to set a price. I bought it new two years ago from GC for $380.00, what would you say is a fair price?


    Sorry the pic sux but it's the best i've got of it. Thanks!!
     
  2. adept_inept

    adept_inept

    Jan 9, 2006
    well, typically, as soon as something is sold, 30% comes off.

    then, you say it is relatively used, with appearance dings and scratches. so that probably takes another 10-15%, minimum.

    so basically, take off 45%, or 171, and a fair price would be around 200 bucks, give or take.

    my 2cents
     
  3. PinkFloydDan

    PinkFloydDan

    Jul 4, 2005
    Buffalo
    $150 for a friend.
     
  4. adept_inept

    adept_inept

    Jan 9, 2006
    oh, its for a friend? yea, theres always another 20% off for friends :)
     
  5. +1

    Maybe $160.
     
  6. pudgychef

    pudgychef Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2005
    Chongqing, China
    sounds right