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#353660 - 08/27/11 06:53 AM Used M80"s
PTPlayers Offline
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Registered: 03/03/09
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Thinking about buy another set of M80-V3 and a friend has a set which are just over a year old and he is asking 1000.00 .

Do you think this is a fair price ?
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#353661 - 08/27/11 07:06 AM Re: Used M80"s [Re: PTPlayers]
Philippe Offline
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For a V3 yes this is a fair price. Not a great deal but a fair price.
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#353668 - 08/27/11 10:13 AM Re: Used M80"s [Re: Philippe]
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Registered: 01/29/04
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You can get a brand new pair with 5yr warranty for $1180 on the auction site. Something to consider and use as a negotiation if you decide to go with the used ones.
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#353674 - 08/27/11 08:01 PM Re: Used M80"s [Re: SirQuack]
fredk Offline
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Registered: 12/06/07
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Loc: Canada
My ususal rule of thumb is 50% If you know the buyer and trust the quality that is worth a premium, but not that much of a premium.

Axiom, though they produce a high quality product are not exactly a houshold name and do not command any sort of brand premium.
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#353695 - 08/28/11 10:48 AM Re: Used M80"s [Re: fredk]
terzaghi Offline
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Registered: 04/04/07
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Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
I'd pay the extra and buy brand new (or from auction if they show up) unless you can negotiate the price down a bit more. The warranty is non-transferable so if something goes wrong you will have to pay to repair.
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#353698 - 08/28/11 11:18 AM Re: Used M80"s [Re: terzaghi]
PTPlayers Offline
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Doesn't give me a warm and fuzzy about the current Axioms i have and resale value .
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#353702 - 08/28/11 01:38 PM Re: Used M80"s [Re: PTPlayers]
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Registered: 04/04/07
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Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Did you buy your axioms to enjoy them yourself or sell them? I think Axiom makes some of the best sounding speakers on the market for the money. I'd say enjoy them and don't worry about it.
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#353703 - 08/28/11 01:41 PM Re: Used M80"s [Re: terzaghi]
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Registered: 07/20/06
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Loc: Richland, WA, USA
It always makes upgrading to the newer Axioms easier if you can sell your current ones at a higher price, but personally, I always just pass my stuff on to family and friends when I upgrade. Speaking of which, when IS my next upgrade? I've been letting myself get distracted.
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#353705 - 08/28/11 01:47 PM Re: Used M80"s [Re: CV]
terzaghi Offline
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Registered: 04/04/07
Posts: 4842
Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Definitely true CV. I guess I'll be running in to that situation soon. I'm pulling the trigger on a VP180 in 2 weeks and have to decide what to do with my VP150...
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#353706 - 08/28/11 01:47 PM Re: Used M80"s [Re: CV]
J. B. Offline
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Registered: 01/19/11
Posts: 1262
Loc: Quebec, Canada
i just finished upgrading, it took me 3 years (including a Kuro);
that's my last upgrade.

i also give the old equipment away, except the JVC Super VHS, which nobody wanted;
i just threw it away.
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