Selling gear: TB vs. eBay

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by steamthief, Sep 18, 2006.

  1. steamthief


    Jan 25, 2006
    Mentone Beach
    Alright, I need to unload some gear. What are the pros and cons of selling gear on TB vs. eBay? The good and the bad of both, if you please! Thanks, folks.
  2. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    eBay: bigger market, less informed buyers, goes for what the market is willing to pay (more or less depending on ending times, current market trends) and of course the fees really add up.

    TB: smaller market, more informed buyers, selling a niche product in a community based around this product, $20 for as much as you can sell in a year, and much more open communication. Few people try to screw with you here.
  3. msquared


    Sep 19, 2004
    Kansas City
    There is an added benefit to selling on TB: There's always the chance that the piece of gear you regretted selling will be back up for sale due to someone else's GAS attack. :)

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