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Advice on selling Bitx40 on EBay

Bob Dritz <LANSWITCH@...>
 

I have an unbuilt Bitx40 and many accessories that I no longer have the time to build and am looking for advice about setting a price on EBay. 
It is one of the early versions, Serial Number 156, that came without a Raduino, which I purchased later and would be included. 
I also purchased a 10:1 potentiometer with a companion turns counter, a Buck Booster to boost the voltage for the final stage, a QRPguys Digital Dial Frequency Counter and two PLJ-6LED Frequency Displays (one in Red and one in Blue. Finally there is a nice square gold tone aluminum cookie tin measuring 6x6x2 3/4. 
Altogether I spend over $100 for all these items. My question is, if I ask $100 for all one EBay, is that too much or too little?
Any advice would be most appreciated. 

 

You have a few options. You can list with a buy it now price that you set, or list it for bids and let the bidders drive the price. You can set a reserve price on the bid that has to be met before it sells. Usually the bidders will drive the item to a fair price. Make sure that you provide good quality pictures and a full description and you will usually do better than expected.

Vince Vielhaber
 

If you elect to set a reserve price, be warned that it turns off a lot of potential buyers and therefore will not bid. I usually just set a starting price for about the lowest I would take and let the bidding go where it's gonna go.

Vince.

On 02/15/2018 01:00 PM, wishbone_aaa wrote:
You have a few options. You can list with a buy it now price that you set, or list it for bids and let the bidders drive the price. You can set a reserve price on the bid that has to be met before it sells. Usually the bidders will drive the item to a fair price. Make sure that you provide good quality pictures and a full description and you will usually do better than expected.

Michael Monteith
 

 Post it here or on FB if you accept Paypal.  I bought a uBitx off a fellow ham that was in the same boat. 

73, Michael
KM4OLT

Bob Dritz <LANSWITCH@...>
 

Thanks for the responses so far, but what I REALLY want to know is if $100 is too high or too low to expect for all this stuff?

Arvo W0VRA
 

My 2¢:

I can buy the B40 w/Raduino for $59.  I'd consider $40-50 shipped a fair price, but interest is a lot less with advent of the µB.

The frequency counter and other displays are redundant with the Raduino, so those would probably have to sell separately, probably for about ½ of what they were new.

The pot and buck converter can be had by a bargain hunter for next to nothing from China, so probably not worth trying to get rid of them.

The cookie tin choice is a little personal, so you'd have to find someone who really took a fancy to it.

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